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Potty Training Boys

They never said potty training boys would be easy, and I thought I would be one of the lucky ones who would be done with it in just a matter of 3 days. I mean, come on, Ziana took about a week, but then again she is a girl. Apparently, boys take longer to train- go figure! When I potty trained Ziana it was only her, her and I, a…

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Valentine’s Day Decor for Your Home

*This post “Valentine’s Day Decor for Your Home” is sponsored by Oriental Trading* Alright, alright so I did it– talking about what I would want in my home from the last post made the browsing into an actual purchase, or two, or three. At first I wasn’t going to decorate because my style is country farmhouse and pinks just don’t mix in with it too well, but red does. I…

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Valentine’s Day Home Decor

*This blog post “Valentine’s Day Home Decor” is sponsored by Oriental Trading This Valentine Mantel Idea was made with everything from Oriental Trading! The hearts that are flying off the fireplace onto the wall is definitely a nice touch. In our home Christmas is officially over, which is rare since I always like to keep our Christmas tree and the rest of the decor well into February. But, folks, I…

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Holiday Disney Gift Guide

Holiday Disney Gift Guide I don’t think I’ve ever met a single person who doesn’t like, love or is obsessed with anything Disney. It every child’s dream to one day hope on a plane and head to Disney World. Heck, it’s still a dream for me to go every year– but I’m not a millionaire. And as much as I love Disney, I’m not one of those folks who wants…

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Farmhouse Christmas Tree Ideas

Farmhouse Christmas Tree Ideas Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree! We found our tree, chopped it down and then finally decorated it. For about 4 years we kept with the same theme; colorful balls, every and any ornaments that were given to use and those green tree stands. Nothing special about it, but this year I wanted to put actual effort into it. I decided on, of course, a country…

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Rustic Coffee Table Decorating Ideas

A few weeks ago I got the coffee table I always dreamed of, wood, rustic and with two levels. I searched quite a bit until I found my one true coffee table lover and it was no other than Amazon. It’s a beautiful piece of sturdy wood and has a great rustic touch bringing the room together, which is my ideal home look. As much as I would love to…

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Hearth and Hand with Magnolia at Target

Ever since I started watching HGTV two years ago I became obsessed with wanting to renovate everything in my home– my NYC apartment that I don’t own and they actually frown down upon on any renovations, but yet I still watch and day dream on my dream house. I became obsessed with shows like The Property Brothers, Love It or List It and of course, Fixer Upper. I’ve been wanting…

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A Kitchen Farmhouse

Continuing on with bringing the farmhouse to a New York City apartment here is yet another fabulous post. Since I can’t go all out and refurnish my whole home into the country feel, I’m going room to room with transforming my home. First up was my kitchen– and it was slowly getting there. Industrial Floating Shelves Last month I posted up my Amazon Farmhouse Haul with all my new purchases…

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Amazon Farmhouse Unboxing Purchases

Amazon Farmhouse Unboxing Purchases It’s no secret that I’m in love with, obsessed with and dream of living in a country farmhouse style of home. I always grew up loving country style homes– a huge two story home with a creepy attic and a wrap around porch to sit out on rainy days. However, I was never the kind of girl who cared about what the inside of my dream…

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My First DIY- Painting My Dresser

*I partnered up with Behr paint for repainting my dresser* My first DIY– yes, I finally did it! I am definitely not the kind of girl who goes on Pinterest for hours on end and adds things to boards of ideas I want to tackle one day– okay, correction I am that girl, but I never really do much after it’s gone to one of my 68 boards. This time,…

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Ideas for a Kids Bedroom When Living in a Small Place

Ideas for a Kids Bedroom When Living in a Small Place I figured I’d give a quick tour of the kids bedroom since I’ve always been asked how I can possibly fit two kids in a tiny New York City apartment. When you decorate a home it takes time– at least for us regular folks on a budget to complete project around your home. There’s not one room in our…

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