About this Blog

Well, I’m not sure where to start so I’ll just start somewhere.

Not too long ago, I found myself banging my head against the keyboard, the computer screen, the desktop, the cubicle wall and any other wall I could find as I spent everyday in a job I intently despised.  That corporate job brought me no sense of self worth or gratification and it felt as though I was aimlessly floating in a never ending sea of cubicles all while what felt like the very life force inside me was being sucked out!!! Ok, so maybe that’s a little exaggerated. The point is, I wasn’t meant to be there and  I stayed much longer than I should because my co-workers ad my boss  were some of the most amazing people you will find on earth.

When I was confined at that desk, all I could think about was my family and what I would rather be doing for them. I needed to be spending my days planing movie nights, game nights, artsy family crafty activities, etc.  I needed to have time in the morning to do fun things like make those cute Pinterest binto box lunches. When I told my husband I had the crazy idea of downsizing and staying home in order to manage our family the way I needed to, he agreed without hesitation.

It took two long years, but here we are.

The family life is moving in the right direction but the house we downsized to is a COMPLETE disaster.  There are walls to repaint, floors to refinish, shelves to be lined , closets to organize and the list just goes on and on.

In my daydream world, my favorite HGTV stars would have swooped in to save the day and taken care of all this nonsense by now, but that’s not my reality.

As a matter of fact, it’s not reality for most people and that’s where the fun comes in. It’s been a creative challenge to learn how to get that designer look on an extremely tight budget.  It seems impossible but it can be done.

I hope you will share my victories and big fat failures as I pull this place together while managing a house hold of minions at the same time. I’m curious to see if I can keep my OCD organizing skills will survive.

I’m just a little partly put together right now but I’m enjoying every minute of it!