Kid-Friendly Dining Chairs

Kid-Friendly Dining Chairs

Last week I wrote about dining chairs with young kids, and I received some great feedback from you guys! I'm thankful for that. That post mostly talked about what to avoid, so I wanted to follow up to let you know some better options!

When I think of what would make for a really practical chair with young kids, I prioritize smooth and hard surfaces that are easy to wipe down, very few nooks and crannies, and something super sturdy. While woven chairs like these are gorgeous, I can just imagine peanut butter and jelly stuck between the fibers. That's the stuff housekeeping nightmares are made of!

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Free Christmas Art Prints (A Gift from Me to You!)

Free Christmas Art Prints (A Gift from Me to You!)

Merry Christmas! I am very thankful for each one of you who reads this blog. Truly!

I created something for you, dear reader, to help you set your eyes on Christ Jesus at the start of the Advent season: free art prints to adorn your walls, dressers, mantels, wherever! Let me tell you a bit about them and then I'll let you know how you can download them (for free!).

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Bins and Baskets around the House

Bins and Baskets around the House

Hi all! This was a really exciting week for me. On Tuesday, Gabrielle at Design Mom posted an interview and tour of our home as part of her Living With Kids series. I'm guessing that some of you are here because of that interview. Welcome to you!

That interview was so. much. fun. She asked some really thought-provoking questions. The interview gave me a chance to reflect on what God has done in my heart in the area of contentment (and the story of how He provided our home!) and even dream about what this blog might become!

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Would You Put In an IKEA Kitchen?

Would You Put In an IKEA Kitchen?

We live about 7 minutes from our IKEA and man do we keep up that relationship. For a while, IKEA offered free breakfast on Mondays and free kids' meals on Tuesdays (not sure if that is still happening?). We used to meet a friend and her three littles there often to eat on the cheap, play with IKEA's stuff, and walk walk walk in the dead of winter. IKEA, you are a good friend. And you make a mean cinnamon roll.

I find myself increasingly drawn to Scandinavian design (fun article about it here!), and IKEA kitchens in particular fascinate me. In our kitchen, we used a custom cabinet designer and Ben hung the cabinetry, but I have been super curious about the quality, ease of assembly, and durability of an IKEA kitchen.

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Introducing My New Guide: Your Decorating Toolbox

Introducing My New Guide: Your Decorating Toolbox

I love a good one-on-one conversation. I wish I could come over to each one of your homes to talk about decorating with you. We'd walk through your house and talk about your art, your furniture, the colors that make you super happy, and how you and your family use your home. You would tell me your home's story and all about your meaningful furnishings. Perhaps, we'd find ourselves talking about the tough spots in your home—maybe the room that is unfinished or the empty space on the wall that you'd like to fill. I'd want to hear all about it.

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