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Moving is NEVER easy (so hopefully this blog post series will help). Just the thought of picking up every single item I own and collecting enough boob sweat in each bra cup to flood the Mississippi kind of makes me want to crawl into an icy, cider and chocolate-filled cave and never come out.

How To Move Cross Country Part One: Plan The New House


Smack dab in the middle of the ORC for Spring 2019, we got a phone call – there was a medical emergency situation with a very close family member, and it was pretty serious.

Surprise: We’re Moving From Texas to Kentucky!


Well, here we are! It’s week three of the One Room Challenge for Spring 2019, and I’m getting nervous about the timeline of my kitchen renovation.

One Room Challenge Spring 2019 Week 3: Caulk and Cabinet Pulls



Hello again, friends! It’s week two of the One Room Challenge for Spring 2019, and I’m slowly chipping away at renovating my kitchen. In week one, I showed off the befores, and then got straight to work (there is SO much to do!)

One Room Challenge Spring 2019 Week 2: Cabinet Installation

It's time for a week two check in on my One Room Challenge Spring 2019 kitchen renovation. The kitchen has been a fun project, and it's really coming along. We installed cabinets this week - come see! It isn't a before and after yet, but we'll be there soon! #diywithoutfear # #kitchen #renovation #oneroomchallenge #kitchenremodelideas


The ORC is a bi-annual 6-week intensive renovation that takes a room from start to finish. Bloggers from all over the world participate. 20 designers are chosen to be featured designers, along with guest participants like me.

One Room Challenge Spring 2019 Week 1: Kitchen Inspiration & Before Photos


While I can’t stop people from knocking on the door, I can now finally stop them from ringing the doorbell, even if they push the button thanks to the Nest Hello smart doorbell (and lucky for you, I’ve put together all the installation instructions in this post)!

Quick and Easy Upgrade: Nest Hello Smart Doorbell Installation Instructions

Doorbell, Entryway and Stairs, Nest