OUR COLORFUL CHRISTMAS TREE

OUR COLORFUL CHRISTMAS TREE

I’ve wanted a pink Christmas tree from Treetopia for years but Trent always vetoed the idea until Piper came into the world. I think he understands pink isn’t going anywhere now that he’s a girl dad! Piper’s first birthday is in a few weeks and we’re gearing up to have a colorful birthday party in our backyard complete with fake snow and a shed turned into a gingerbread house. I’m so excited! Since the party will be mainly outdoors, I decided to transform our screened porch into a colorful winter wonderland!

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OUR LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

OUR LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

When we remodeled our home last summer and we changed almost every room in the house  besides the living room. I really wanted to knock down the wall between the dining and living room but the project was going to price us out of the neighborhood so we decided not move forward for the sake of budget and resale value. Once the kitchen, bathrooms and master were new and shiny, the living room felt like such an eye sore. But I was 6 months pregnant and we had other more pressing things to work on i.e. the nursery so I tried to somewhat refresh the space on a budget. We switched out the fan, rug and pillows to hold me over until we were ready to overhaul the space. 

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STRAWBERRY INSPIRED OUTDOOR PARTY

STRAWBERRY INSPIRED OUTDOOR PARTY

There might be record breaking temps all across the country but summertime screams outdoor dinner parties. We're heading to Colorado in a couple weeks and I'm so excited to sit out on the back deck for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I pulled together no fuss dinner party inspiration using items from Bed, Bath & Beyond just in case you have the itch to dine al fresco like me.

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