Thursday, April 18, 2013


One time we lived in a trailer down by a lake.

So the story is - we were moving from Ohio to Illinois and didn't want to rent a place we
had never seen with our own eyes. The best option was to stay in my parent's summer "trabin"
(that's 1/2 trailer 1/2 cabin) with no plumbing for a couple weeks until we found a place to live.

Two weeks. I lasted two weeks of playing "gypsies"
with my husband and our 3 month old, Isaiah, at the time.
I went running to my grandma's house.

I like to think I should have been born in a different time era, but the truth is
I am sooo so so thankful for running water and an indoor toilet.

I've never done well "flying by the seat of my pants."
I am a rockstar, type A personality and I crave order.

My motto this week has been: "It's ok to bum it. It's ok to bum it."

Sometimes I just wake up and feel moved to do something big-ish...
Like rearrange our entire bedroom AND master bathroom, spackle,
paint, throw up a DIY canopy... ya know?
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I can handle camping in the living room,
but my house exploded. Laundry piled up. Dishes have gone undone.
"It's ok to bum it. It's ok to bum it."
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But dinner made it to the table. Even if it was a plain-jane salad and leftovers!
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Children were bathed.
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And we've been having a pretty good time along the way...
making time to play!!! "It's ok to bum it. It's ok to bum it."

WHAT I WORE at it's finest.
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I know you are AAAAACHING to get this look.
Adidas pants with a Wal-Mart hoodie. EASY. COMFY.
Apply favorite, random accessories - glasses, scarf, hat... haha seriously.
Getting "ready" has been optional this week.
Remember? "It's ok to bum it."
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Awkward family photo, anyone?!
I thought it would be cute to lay in the grass with them, but it was a total FAIL.
I'm embarrassed.
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Stay tuned! BEFORE AND AFTER bedroom facelift coming next week!
Can't wait to share our little updates that make a big difference!

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