Love Me an Orchid or Two {or Five}

It all started here… A sweet friend gave me this beautiful orchid after we lost the baby in January. That orchid had me hooked! I had bought one before. Do you remember? For the master bedroom. I forgot how pretty it was! That one died an untimely death. Death by lack of fluids I think. […] Read more »

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Dear Wal-Mart {Just when I Thought We Might be Friends}

Dear Wal-Mart, I have nothing against you really. I don’t frequent your aisles, but that’s primarily because of convenience. After all, Target is just a stone’s throw away while you require me to take a little drive. An excursion – sometimes – depending on how many children I have in tow. I have an deep […] Read more »

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Decor in the Dining Room {I need help with title names!}

I made a list of posts I want to write about stuff I’ve changed around the house, finishing up my series about my miscarriage, and even a “blog goals/thoughts” post I’ve been meaning to write since January. And you know what? That would pretty much cover the entire month of March! Which is great, but […] Read more »

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31 Simple Solutions :: Water Rings

I shared this tip in passing before when I posted about waxing my dining room table. But I realllllllly feel like it deserves a post of its own. It’s just that good! I can’t claim the credit for this ingenious idea – it’s one it found on Pinterest. But it’s really so good, it deserves […] Read more »

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Curtain Call! {A Little Curtain Tour of My Home}

So I was getting ready for the Swap Party, and one thing I reallllllly wanted to accomplish before the event was getting curtains hung in my living room {remember that’s on my 12 in ’12 list}! We had the bamboo blinds from when we put some up in the master bedroom and I bought curtains […] Read more »

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Tweaking the Dining Room :: Roll on the Paint

The dining room has undergone some changes in the last month or so. Wanna see? I love how little things all added up make a big difference! So here’s where we started. Note… the drab wall color. That was the first thing to change. If you follow me on Instragram {jennaqu} or have seen my […] Read more »

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Wax On, Wax Off {Or…A Dining Room Table Update}

You all know that I LOVE my new dining room table. Love it! But it became apparent rather quickly that it needed to have some kind of seal on it. Leaving a glass on it that sweated would leave rings. All over the place! We  couldn’t even get through dinner without water rings developing. I […] Read more »

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A Simple Party

Remember when I told you the other day that I had had a small party that I wanted to blog about? Well, today’s the day! It’s been…I don’t know…almost a month? But that’s okay! We’ll just pretend like it was yesterday. It was actually really neat. The Women’s Ministry at our church calls it “Circle […] Read more »

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Chairs of Pure Potential Beautifulness

I had a few friends over the other day to rehearse a skit. {Oh, so you wanna see my acting skills? Here ya go! Sorry it’s blurry. PS – I’m the “mom.”} Anyhow, the girls spied a wall in my house and while commenting on it one of the girls asked {shout out to Emily!} […] Read more »

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