DIY Lazy Susan

I made the Lazy Susan pictured on the cover of this post ages ago. It has become the literal centerpiece of all of our family meals, crayon and play-doh time, serious discussions, and not-so-serious cookie making. It has witnessed fights, uncontrollable laughter, countless deep (and sometime stupid) conversations, kisses, hugs, tears, and so much delicious…

Jovie’s Room (the kids’ rooms, part 2)

There’s just nothing else as dreamy as a little girl’s bedroom. While I absolutely loved every single second of decorating Leston’s room, something in me just sang when it came to Jovie’s. Throughout the process I found I kept saying to myself, “Ahh, I would have loved this when I was a little girl!” or…

Kids’ Mailboxes

I write a lot of notes. Always have. My mom still has a stash somewhere of a collection of the notes I wrote to her as a little girl, most of which say something along the lines of “I’m sorry, mommy. I’ll never do (fill in the blank) again. I love you.” Followed pretty immediately…