Shades of Grey…Not Fifty, Only Two

No, this is not going to get saucy¬†on everybody this Monday morning. Sorry ladies…and maybe some men. Although, I did purchase the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, I had to see what all the buzz was about.However, this is an update on the dining room project… I LOVE THE DINING ROOM! I used two different…

Porch Re-Design

With the siding finished on the side porch on our house, I think now is the time for a low cost porch re-design! Yip…yip…hooray (I think that was suppose to be hip…hip…oops) for a low-cost project. Nathan will love this! Let’s start off with the beginning. Here is the porch… pre-Karen, we will say.Well this isn’t technically pre-Karen, because there is…

My Photoshop Past-Time

I really enjoy¬†completing do-it-yourself projects and with my Photoshop program I have been able to do just that. I was introduced to photoshop in the beginning of 2009 in my Design I course in college.We were using Photoshop CS3 as a display/presentation board tool. Using it to edit photos, create design boards and render design…

Our Rustic Vintage Wedding

Finally, FINALLY! We have our wedding pictures. I say that, like we’ve waited a lifetime, however, I am just an anxious person. These photos are awesome and I cannot wait to share them with you! They we’re worth every bit of the wait. I’ve hand-selected a few out of the 1,500 photos we received from…

iPad, Peel Pizza and Jumbo Birthday Cupcakes!

Nathan is celebrating his last birthday in his twenties today…29 years old! Crazy to think! I wanted to make it special and do something unique to make it relaxing, since he has been go-go lately with baling/hauling hay, selling seed and other farm work. We had been discussing purchasing an iPad to be used for an…

Aiming for Aruba!

Nathan found out where his Beck’s Dealer Trip is… Palm Beach, Aruba! Look at that water! At the Westin Resort & Casino Bring on the tiki huts, food buffets, frozen drinks, the sun and the sand. February 25th thru March 1st of 2013. I could used to that… BUT… In order to enjoy a week…

Reduce, Reuse … ReStore

Recently on my sister’s week visit from Iowa, which I posted about here, we visited Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore. What an awesome place! Wish I had more pictures to share, but we must’ve been on mission that did not allow for time to snap pictures…oops. ReStores can be found in most all major cities and are operated…