Updated Home Tour - The Front Room

You can check out the official before and original decoration pictures in this post. Below are the final pictures of the areas that I redecorated. I'm more in love with the room than I was before, which is good because we definitely spend a lot of time there. It's the room where we entertain guests, it has a big picture window that's Bensen and Howie's favorite, and my kiddos play here often while I'm around the corner cooking, cleaning or working on my own projects in the kitchen.

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Creating New Saturday Traditions + Recipe for Congo Bars

I had so many plans to get things done last Saturday but the perfect weather and my cute family made it hard to want to be a productive human being. I've been wanting to make these cookie bars for weeks but always convinced myself that I was too busy to take the time. I finally decided that Saturday would be the perfect time and that I could include Bensen in my fun. 

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How We Display Keepsakes from Our Wedding

Five years into marriage, I still love to look at pictures and items from our wedding and reminisce on the little details off our special day. When we got married, I knew that I wanted a way to display some of the decor from our wedding in our home. Looking at those keepsakes often and remembering the details of that day seemed like a better idea to me than putting everything in a box with the rest of my treasures and storing them in a closet somewhere. I've had fun finding the perfect place in our house to display each of our items!

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