Monthly archives: May, 2019

Beach House Bedroom Makeover

About two weeks before our first baby, Jaxon “Jax” River Weems, arrived, my husband and I closed on an older beach house in beautiful Destin, Florida.  Too pregnant to travel, we excitedly signed our closing documents and packed them into a manila envelope to mail away.  Owning a vacation rental home that our family and …

Mother’s Day Picnic Ideas

When I imagine planning the perfect Mother’s Day picnic, I think about soft, checkered blankets and wicker baskets bursting with delicious adult and kid friendly fare. I envision myself lying down with our kids and staring up at the sky, debating whether the clouds are shaped like rabbits or birds, while our puppy digs up …

Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

If your children are anything like mine, they are counting down the days until summer! We made a sticker chart since everyone is so excited that the school year is about to come to a close, and each night before bed they get to add another sticker to the chart as we cross off another …

How To: Cottage Coastal Decor

Cottage Coastal design is a major design trend this year. In truth, all versions of coastal design never go out of style because the colors and elements of home decor are so easy to live with long term. Fortunately, it’s an easy style to incorporate into any room in your home. With just a few …