Tuesday
Nov192013

Living Large {well trying to}

As I pass by our coat rack/cubbies/mud room shelf thing I always ponder a way to keep the kids "stuff" more organized. Although I love it, the hooks are a bit high for the kids and it becomes the landing spot for EVERYTHING. I do like that it's contained, but I would also love to keep it up off the seat part a little more and keep myself from continually walking by and hanging things up. I am thinking that maybe a child size coat rack could do the trick. This would at least give them a spot for school coats and backpacks. It could sit right next to the shelf piece, maybe where the umbrella stand currently is. I am always trying to make our little home live large. Really one extra closet would/could do the trick. To keep the coat rack blending into our home I would go for the gray or white, but the bright pink could be quite fun too!

Monday
Nov182013

Change of Pace

Last week when my friend Tiffany, from Savor Home, asked if I would shoot a few outfit posts for her blog I jumped at the chance. We mostly shoot weddings and we have a few families we do every year for Christmas cards so this was a nice change of pace. It also doesn't hurt that Tiffany is stunning inside and out. Time spent with her makes me feel like I can reach for the stars and actually grab a few. She shared her first two looks today on her blog. It's most definitely worth a gander. Love how her outfits are actually achievable for someone like me, just wish I could buy her legs too.

Thursday
Nov142013

On my Radar {dreaming}

Wednesday
Nov132013

A Room Revision

Since redoing our sunroom and converting it into a tv room a couple of years ago it quickly has become one of our favorite spots in the house. The kids play in there, it's my favorite spot to relax and read magazines, and of course it is where all our tv watching goes down. The main reason we moved the tv into a smaller room is because we barely watched it and when we did it was just for family viewing. Well, it seems we are tv people when it comes down to it. Ha. The Mr has even started to invite friends over for game/tv watching and you can only fit so many grown men on a seven foot sofa. We bring in surrounding chairs, but I thought it would be nice to have some already in there. I came across these and feel like the black and wood legs will blend seamlessly into the room which will help it from feeling crowded. Their smaller footprint will still leave room to move around and I hear they are rather comfortable. When found this great deal I couldn't pass them by so currently I am waiting for them to come in. They will sit on either side of the fiddle fig tree where the current kids chairs are. My other thoughts for the room are rather simple. I plan to lean a piece of art on the right side layering it over the horse print a bit. It will still leave room for the mess of Lego's we have up there, but will help balance out the lamp that is on the left. We are in need of an extra spot to put drinks and such and this little table caught my eye especially since it is a rather good price. I am hoping these simple changes will help make the room even more functional. Here's hoping!

Tuesday
Nov122013

Slingshot

I love how Instagram makes our big world just a little bit smaller. When I came across Slingshot Coffee Company on Instagram I instantly fell for their stunning branding and their overall values as a company. After a nice email "meet" with Jenny, the owner of Slingshot, I knew I had to give it a go and actual try the coffee from the company that seemingly has been doing it right. Well, needless to say their branding matches up with the taste!!! It has become my favorite coffee and it's easy which is a plus for me since I am on the go most mornings. It's such a treat and another plus is that once the coffee is gone they become the cutest bud vases.