It has been a hard, HARD week in Texas. If you’ve been following me over on Instagram, you know that the devastation along the Texas coast from Harvey is profound. There is work to be done, for a long time to come. We’re choosing to be the tortoises, as we know this effort is a…

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About two months ago, I hopped on Instagram and shared, via Insta-stories, the crazy hair I got to declutter and deep clean my entire house in ten days. Y’all. I was heavily medicated. On Dr Pepper and Dos Equis. I’m blaming it largely on this gal. However, I’d been wanting to really clear out the…

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While I’ve been writing these fa-la-la-la-la-laing posts about Advent and Christmas, I’d like to say a special word to all my readers who are feeling less than holly and jolly this time of year. It’s simple, really. You’re loved and prayed for this season. If any of my Austin area readers find the holidays particularly…

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Redecorating your teenage boy's room? This sports themed room has ideas for bedding, wall hangings, functional desk space and a reading nook.

Teenage boys. Raise your hand, and a can of deodorant, if you have one. Recently, after we did a room shuffle with all the kids, the teenage boy landed his own room after 12 years of sharing a bedroom. He was pretty stoked. I’m not gonna lie. This room began as the nursery, was transformed…

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I have teased and teased about this transformation over on the ‘gram. Trust me, nobody wanted it finished more than Scott and I. But, non-sleeping baby and five other kids tends to put the brakes on from time to time. First, let’s look at the before, before. As in, this is what the house looked…

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