Fixing

Finished!

Finished!

Yes, the marathon teen bedroom re-do is done!   But I’m too pooped to properly blog about it today. AND, my girl is back home and it’s the 4th of July, y’all. (We don’t usually do much on the 4th, but still.) Early next week I’ll do a proper post with some storage and organization(…)

Like a girl

Like a girl

If you haven’t yet seen the “Like a Girl” video that’s gone viral in the past few days, it’s worth a watch: I’m posting it here because yesterday this project was all about girl power–claiming and reclaiming it. Before Cane and I moved into this house together, I owned and lived in the house I(…)

What have I gotten myself into?

What have I gotten myself into?

Sunday night, I was all full of fun, Pinteresty visions in this teen-room clean-up project: Monday morning, I told myself I had to first get the room clean before I could dive into the fun of figuring out how to help my daughter organize all of her stuff in a small space that lacks storage(…)

4-day teen bedroom challenge!

4-day teen bedroom challenge!

My daughter is amazing. Truly, she is. She’s at the top of her class (in spite of a killer course load), she volunteers, she’s a leader in her school activities, and the only worry she ever gives me is that she might be pushing herself too hard. Her biggest indulgence? Binge-reading YA novels and binge-watching(…)

A DIY Sofa Makeover

A DIY Sofa Makeover

  Can This Sofa Be Saved? Rita’s Turn: From the beginning this was really a marriage of convenience. I mean, it wasn’t exactly true love. Before I had this sofa, I had a camel-back sleeper-sofa that I found on craigslist when I was setting up a new household for my kids and me. I was(…)