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How We Fixed Up The Lake House (Our Vintage Camper)

I can't get over how many emails, nice comments and new visitors that have stopped by to check our our camper!  I was so excited to see it at Country Living, Redbook Magazine and eve a shout out from The Novogratz! There were lots of questions so without further adieu here's the nitty gritty of what we did, what we bought and how it all game together! The camper is a 1972 Crossroads trailer. It had good bones but was…

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The Lake House (Our Vintage Camper Makeover)

Today is the day I finally show off our vintage camper we bought almost 2 years ago.  I have been camping glamping with my mother-in-law, my sister and my daughter since my daughter was 3 and having my own camper was always on my want/to do list.  I'll let you in on a secret, camping to me isn't about roughing it, it's about watching movies, reading magazines, laying on the beach, taking evening walks (to peek at everyone's campers) and even…

going with the flow

Going with the Flow

If there is one thing I've learned from having children is you have to sometimes just go with the flow. I maybe making a gender stereotype here but my daughter and son have been completely different as babies. No joke I probably could've lit 10000 candles all over the floor and Sloan would've never even looked at them. Cooper however would stomach dive across the floor to see how many he could knock over. Cooper's room looked like this when…

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Organizing Cooper’s Closet – One Project at a Time

Earlier this week I mentioned that my son is 16 months old and that things are changing around here.  He's much more active and he's acquiring alot more stuff!  So I've been making some changes to his closet, like putting his newly finished toy box in there and organizing some other things too. Baby Closet Organization (The Before) Am I the only one who has a husband who never seems to know where anything is?  To make things easier for him…

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Sentimental Toy Box (Favorite type of decorating!)

My favorite word when decorating is without a doubt is sentimental.  If you use something with meaning in your design I can promise you, it will outlast that pillow you picked up from the big box store! Back in October when we had Cooper's first birthday party my dad gave me my old toy box I had as a girl.  I'd forgotten about it but as soon as I saw it, I remember lots of memories of emptying out the…