boys room

Organizing Kids Rooms

My son turned 6 this week. We're adjusting to kindergarten and the weather is finally getting colder here in Nevada. Colder weather means new clothes and his birthday means new toys. It seemed like the perfect time to organize and make some changes to his room. Of course you can't do a room reveal without showing a before photo right?  Notice the trim was gray. We decided to keep the trim color the same because we knew painting all the…

what I've been reading to lose weight

What I’ve Been Reading to Help Me Lose Weight

Before I started changing my diet I made it my mission to get to know myself a little better. I feel like I'd basically been on autopilot for my entire life. Let's just say I've done a lot of reading lately. These last 4 years have been really hard but also very fulfilling. I feel like as a woman in her 40s it's a chance to have a do over and focus on what's really important. It's also easier for…

weight loss

Weight Loss

Hand to heart I've tried to write this post like 10 times. It's turning out to be way harder than what I thought. One of the biggest reasons I've started and stopped writing it because it's more complicated than what I know people are wanting to hear. People tend to want to believe losing weight is finding the right pill or newest diet. I also hesitated about writing about my weight loss because it wasn't about interior design but to…

laurie jones home

Styling Bookcases

One of my favorite people on earth recently rented a super old, super incredible farmhouse. Kim is like a sister to me and I am so proud of how hard she works at literally everything she does. My mother-in-law/bff and her have been fixing up the old farmhouse because I'm going to be honest it was in super rough shape. Like scary. Like I'm convinced it's haunted...but by only good ghosts because as much work as the home needs when…

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Decorating in Unexpected Places

It goes without saying that we live in a world that no matter what you do someone is going to have a negative opinion about it. I'd be lying if I said when the negativity is directed my way it doesn't affect me a little. I'm also old enough that it doesn't bother me for too long either. In fact it seems like I'm driven to always turn the negative into a positive. I've been blogging about interior design for…