Cherry Picking A Treasured Family Activity

Cherry Picking A Treasured Family Activity

Cherries are our favorite fruit to pick. For the last twelve years we've been coming to Gavin Orchards in Coopersville, Michigan to pick cherries. For many of those years we've had the kids stand in this exact spot in front of a bank of wild flowers. Prior to that I'd...

Budget Friendly Fireplace Refresh

Budget Friendly Fireplace Refresh

Big shout out to One Room Challenge and it's media partner Better Homes and Gardens! It's been a big motivator to giving our music room the love it deserves. This week we've been diligently working on the music room and with great results. The plywood plank floors are...

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

This is Part 2 of our floor project. To see Part 1 go here. More than a few people thought we were crazy to even attempt to sand down our wood floors. Despite the challenge of this flooring project, we knew we could do it. Our former wood floors were well worn as well...

Spring ORC Week 4 – Changes

Spring ORC Week 4 – Changes

We took a family vacation right in the middle of the One Room Challenge https://www.oneroomchallenge.com/. I mean, why not? It was so good to get away and so good to come home. On the way back from the airport I called our local lumber yard to see if the plywood I had...

Vinyl Wood Flooring DIY in Bedroom

Vinyl Wood Flooring DIY in Bedroom

Our oldest child spent her last Junior semester of college working as a congressional intern in Washington D.C. Although we were proud of her for earning the position we missed her terribly, especially her four siblings. Since one of our family's love languages is...

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Budget Friendly Fireplace Refresh

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Big shout out to One Room Challenge and it's media partner Better Homes and Gardens! It's been a big motivator to giving our music room the love it deserves. This week we've been diligently working on the music room and with great results. The plywood plank floors are...

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

This is Part 2 of our floor project. To see Part 1 go here. More than a few people thought we were crazy to even attempt to sand down our wood floors. Despite the challenge of this flooring project, we knew we could do it. Our former wood floors were well worn as well...

ORC Week 5 – JUGGLING IMPORTANT PROJECTS

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Now that we're on week 5 of the one room challenge it's time to as we like to say, "to put it in high gear"! Jeremy, the boys and I keep plugging away at things, but it's been slow. I feel we need the urgency a deadline brings so we push ourselves a little harder....