Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Home is....
.....where everyday is a day for DIY. And you never know what is around the corner, or the attic!

Monday, September 15, 2014

sometimes you need a little updating

what was hanging here before Nora had an idea.

Monday is here, again. I feel like it was just Monday. No? We have had a brutal few days here at Our home. My two boys have been sick, Caleb so bad we have had to give him albuterol breathing treatments to stop his wheezing. Scary stuff. He is on the mend, both boys are now just suffering from runny nose and a sever case of being used to getting their way-itis. After a week of sick boys I think I have been doing a little babying. It is time to kick them back into shape.

Nora showing off our quick bedroom update 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Friday Favorites

 our house now a home
Two creative blogs coming together to share even more creativity!

 Laura at I'm not a trophy wife has graciously allowed me to stay on as co host! I am so excited, this always brings some amazing links and I cannot wait to see how things go. We are going to be changing a few things as time goes on. All of which we will let you know about. But for now it is business as usual. Other then one tiny thing, WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FEW CO HOSTS. That is right, if you are a avid linker, have been wanting to take part in a link party, want to grow your blog, meet new peeps this is the time. Email me or Laura  with your name, blog URL, and anything else you think might be helpful. I will contact you with more info. 

Ok, so onto the features for this week,

This is such a great piece. I love the small updates she did to make this a great cabinet. And those pops of red are perfection.

This is a great redo. The color and picture on the surface are great. I love the drawer hardware.

So onto the new Friday Favorites for this week, I am eager to see what pops up on this link party!

And remember we are looking for a few new and fresh co hosts to add to this link up, Email me your info and blog URL.  LETS WORK TOGETHER!!!!

Happy Linking up, and I hope you really take the time to visit others too. Otherwise you are missing out on the best part of linking up. Seeing, sharing, and supporting others!
Rules sounds a bit strong for a link party and there is no micromanaging going on! But,
 I would love for you to:
* Link and linger a bit on 1 or 2 blogs
*Link 1-3 of your favorite posts, older posts are great too!
*Link back to this party
*Follow me Emily here at Our house now a home and Laura at I'm not a trophy wife or give a shout out on social media for the party

Grab a button if you were featured!
I'm Not a Trophy Wife

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

guest contributing today at Homedit

Hello all you lovely people. Today I am over at Homedit sharing a great project. A industrial oak shelf and towel rack. This is my first contribution over at Homedit, and I am very excited. Hop on over and see the tutorial!

Parade of homes, home #2

I am continuing on with my tour's of the homes I saw at the Parade of homes here in the Milwaukee area. Today I am sharing a craftsman style home. Even if this is not your style, you can admire the work put into this home. They really stayed true to the craftsman style.

Pin worthy Wednesday #2

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Welcome to Pin Worthy Wednesday! 

Where you link up your most Pin Worthy Posts!
Here are just a few requests for this linky:

Follow the hosts and cohosts of this party through at least one of their social media listed below.
Keitha, The Bajan Texan 
Chelsea, Mommie and Wee

Amber, Snapshots and Snippets
Facebook  Pinterest  Twitter  Instagram  Google+  Bloglovin

Yolanda, That's Mashed Up
Facebook  Twitter  Google+  
Link Up your pin worthy DIY, Food, Organization, Home Decor, Parenting or Life Hack Post.
Join the Pin Worthy Wednesdays Pinterest Collaborative Board.
Visit a few blogs and leave a comment or share their posts.
Place this button or a link to this post somewhere on your site, either on the actual post or on your sidebar or on your party page.
The Bajan Texan
The Bajan Texan
Thank you!
We all know the power of Pinterest Group Boards.
As a Thank you for linking up:

ALL posts will be pinned to the Pin Worthy Wednesdays Pinterest Collaborative Board.   The featured linkers will be invited to join the Pin Worthy Wednesdays Collaborative Board so you can gain even more exposure. (You must follow the board to be invited)
Also by linking up you agree to:

Let the hosts use your pictures and links if your post is featured. Your photo may also be used on social media.   Be added to a weekly reminder when the link party goes live.
Featured Posts
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What Your Hosts Have Been Up To
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Dining Room Tour
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Tips and Tricks
How to Hide the Cable Box
How to Install a Bathroom Sconce
Growing Up Music: Jill Scott "Golden"
Mango Habenero Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Autumn Bunting, with Free Printables

Now Add Your Pin Worthy Posts!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

first day of preschool fail

Today was supposed to be my littlest little Gavin's first day of school. He is starting prek 3. I say was supposed to. We have had one child in school for a total of one week and have been hit with school virus bugs already.