The Best House on the Block Transformation

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally gotten the chance to sit down & write a post about the design decisions that made up the full transformation for our HGTV show, Best House on the Block.   As I’ve mentioned in the past, I love it when things feel casual and relaxed and […]

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October 5, 2017

DIY Botanicals

{Our homemade pressed botanicals} Fall feels like it’s in full-force here in Virginia which reminded me that I’ve got to get out into the yard and scavenge for plants to press before they turn brown!! I’ve gotten lots of messages asking for a tutorial on the DIY botanicals we made for our “Best House on […]

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September 13, 2017

Our "New Baby"

Our newest little family member, Aurora Blaire, arrived August 15th and we’re all beyond in love with her! Watching our four older kids with her is incredible.   They all love how “soft” she is and it’s likely she gets pet more than the dog.  Labor was great, I’m feeling good, and am just loving […]

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September 7, 2017

Thank you!

It’s been a fun & nutty couple of weeks for us over here!  The baby is due next week and during the time when I would normally hide away & nest, we’ve been all over the place!  Our HGTV pilot show BEST HOUSE ON THE BLOCK aired almost two weeks ago and it was a […]

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August 12, 2017

So Close

It feels like we’ve been running a mile a minute lately in an attempt to get things settled at both work & home before this baby gets here (he’s/she’s due in a little over 2 weeks!!) but I feel like I can finally see the finish line!! I’ve gotten some of the kids’ paintings hung […]

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July 27, 2017


{AIR DATE DETAILS in a photo taken by our seven year old… I was impressed.} Hey hey!  Things have been moving really quickly on the HGTV pilot show front and we found out that the air date is in less than two weeks!!  Our show is called ‘Best House on the Block’ and it will […]

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July 20, 2017

Big News!

I’ve said it before but I really can’t believe how quickly time is flying by!  Our baby is due in less than two months and that seems nutty to me… there are days when it feels like it’s around the corner and then of course there are the days when it seems like it will […]

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June 23, 2017

#5 and What We’ve Been Up To

  It’s been a busy couple of months since I last wrote!!  I’ve been posting via Instagram but blogging has taken a bit of a backseat as I’ve tried to keep the wheels from falling off the wagon over here!!  SO… I have a doozy of a blog post full of random info including house […]

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May 3, 2017



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