• 6 Easy & Time-Saving Tips to Always Have a Clean House (Even with young children!): Guest Post

    I won’t lie – it’s important to me to have a clean house. But within the past few weeks, I have had multiple people tell me that they think I deep clean all day every day. Ha! Ain’t nobody got time for that. Especially if you have young children, am I right?! I will admit that I like our home to be kept a certain way, which is why I’ve prepared these 6 simple housekeeping tips to let you in on my secret… 1. Don’t “Save it for Later”This one is huge (which is why I made it #1) – the mother of all housekeeping tips. No matter if we’re…

  • Dresser Makeover

    Right after the first of the year, J asked me what I thought should be our next ‘big’ project on the house. There’s a long list of many things to choose from, and I spent some time thinking on this when it occurred to me: we need to FINISH all the projects that are already started. You know, all those little finishing details that sometimes go by the wayside – and then you realize it’s been years. Things that will add up in both time and money, and that linger on the ‘to do list’. We’ve worked our way through this house scraping popcorn ceilings and painting walls. And while these…

  • Three Years Ago…

    Three years ago today, I left my life in Nebraska to start something new in Colorado. I packed up my SUV with my essentials and drove away from Therapy House. The house that I poured blood, sweat and tears into, quite literally.  The house that offered me a first night of full rest, after many restless nights over the course of many months, the very first night I tucked in to bed there. The house that was all mine – that I took pride in – that was a testiment of how ‘ok’ everything was despite all the messiness in life. I miss that little house (with the gigantic garage)……