Category Archives: Decorate Your Space

House Projects Or I’m Officially Crazy

On Monday (15 days before baby is scheduled to arrive) I looked around our living area and decided that I was tired of the wall color. I also decided that while we were at it, we should go ahead and paint all of the wood trim white. Oh, and I’ve dis-liked the popcorn covered soffet…

Kitchen Progress and CSA Produce

wooden wood counter top in kitchen dining room

Many of RO’s Facebook fans know that we would love to move to a place with more property in order to grow and raise more of our own food. In the meantime, it’s been amazing to watch how God has worked to provide us with fresh, wholesome food in the middle of our subdivision. We’ve…

Big {Home} Changes

When we moved to Knoxville, God blessed us with a beautiful, large home. At the time we prayed that He would enable us to use it for His glory. We prayed that, if it was His will, He would fill the house with children (we had 7 at the time) and we prayed that we…

Weekend Links: Christmas Decorating and More

christmas gifts packages

The children and I have been scouring Pinterest for ideas to decorate using items that we already have. We paired these simple mason jar, Epsom salt candle holders with fresh greenery from our back yard, gold organza fabric (left over from a previous project), sparkly red and gold ball ornaments and the old classic string-of-lights-in-mason-jars…

Glass Front Cabinet Makeover

Glass front cabinet makeover

We have a great kitchen, it’s bigger than any kitchen we’ve ever had before. However, four out of seven top cabinets in our kitchen have open or glass fronts. Great for displaying pretty china or serving pieces, but not great if you have 10 kids and need the space for food storage. Despite my best…

The 4 Moms Spring Clean

Sick Isabella

Or at least some of them do. You know what they say about the best laid plans… Yesterday I spent much of the day holding this precious sick baby girl   and loving every single second of it. God is so very good that even in the midst of sickness, the direct result of sin,…

Personalized Table Cloth: Kids Can Make This

Bella's hand print tablecloth

Four years ago the children and I created a fall themed table cloth incorporating the hand prints of everyone in our family.  Every year we get it out,  marvel at how much they have grown and enjoy remembering the fun time we had making it. Since we’ve added 2 children to our family since 2006…

4 Moms Share Family Traditions

Buffet decorated for Thanksgiving

This week the 4 Moms of Many are talking about family traditions.  Traditions help give our children a sense of family history and culture and a feeling of belonging.   They are experts on their own family traditions. Traditions also create lasting memories. It’s fun to listen to a 4 or 5 year old say…

4 Moms Open House Bedrooms Part 2

Welcome to the 4 Moms, 35 Kids open house.  Please visit other open house posts and link up at the bottom of this post Last week we looked at the boy’s and the little girl’s bedrooms.   This week we’ll peek into our big girl’s room and the master bedroom. Master Bedroom Our master bedroom…

4 Moms Open House: Bedrooms Part 1

Welcome to the 4 Moms, 35 Kids open house tour.  We’ve toured the yard and entryway, the kitchen and dining room and the school/living areas.  This week we’ll peak into some of our bedrooms (more bedrooms next week) and you’ll have the opportunity to link up your bedroom tour posts. Boy’s room Home to our…