Home Projects for 2018 and our Plan Moving Forward

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If you’ve been following this blog (or my instagram) for any period of time, you’ve seen a lot of pictures of my house. This past fall, you saw the reveal of my little Logan’s pink nursery, and if you go way back, you saw my redesign of my other daughter’s big girl room when she turned three. I also showed you a glimpse of my holiday decor in our formal living room last month. There are rooms in my house however, that I have not shown you. These are the “other rooms.”

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How to Set a Beautiful Christmas Dinner Table for Cheap!

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Just a few more days until those guests come knocking at your door for Christmas dinner! Are you ready?

The answer to this is probably not. There is so much to do to get ready for this holiday, and if I’m honest, rushing around is part of the fun! We’re hosting Christmas dinner this year, and I am SO excited! It’s going to be a wonderful small group, just my parents, my mother and father-in-law, and my brother-in-law. Plus me, Dave and the girls. Seven adults- I don’t think I’ve ever had such a small and intimate Christmas dinner. This is right up my alley.

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So You Want to Start a Blog…

Start a Blog

I’ve had a few friends ask me lately about how I got started with my blog and if I have any tips for them starting their own. I feel slightly flattered and slightly inadequate to answer this question since I still feel like a blogging newbie some days. But going on six months with Mom by Design, and over a year of blogging in general, I have definitely picked up a few good tips that could save you some time if you are looking to start your own blog.

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A Peek at My Holiday Decor

Holiday Decor

Is there anyone out there that doesn’t love this time of year? Honestly. There’s just something so magical about December. The smell of eminent snow in the air, the warm glow of lights that adorn the homes you normally would pass by without noticing, and the excitement of holiday preparations that we so carefully plan for months in advance.

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