I feel confident saying it’s officially the holiday season– probably  my favorite time of year to decorate.  It’s also super simple to switch a few items in and out to instantly add some Christmas cheer to your home. For today’s Thrift Top Ten, I’m Read More

Thrifty Top Ten: Inexpensive Holiday Decor

Nov 8, 2015

Dec 4, 2014

Now that I’ve given you the first look at our latest project and new home, I’m getting into the nitty gritty details.  First, how we found the house and let me tell you, I believe the house found us instead. For several months we had our eyes on a Read More

Our New Old Home: The Details

I’m a little sad we’re missing the holidays in our old house.  It was finally finished and I knew my holiday decor would look so pretty in there.  So, when Domino asked me to send them some photos of my tree, I naturally set it up– in the middle of Read More

Holiday Decor

Dec 1, 2014

Nov 14, 2014

(A sneak peek at my holiday decor!  Yes, I set it all up and took photos before we moved.  And now I’m missing this room even more!) As my little family grows, I become more and more sentimental around the holidays.  I grew up in a home with few Read More

Written With Heart: Traditions

Hi friends.  Well, this week hasn’t gone as I planned.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen a couple posts about what the past 6 days have been like for me. I threw up pretty much every day of my entire pregnancy with Ruby, but it was manageable. Read More

Simple Faux Taxidermy (video)

Oct 30, 2014

Aug 8, 2014

Do you ever have those days when even breathing feels like a labor?  When you’re so overwhelmed and exhausted with stressful yet wonderful things that you want to hide in the closet and savor every moment simultaneously?  I feel like I’ve been on a Read More

Summer Entertaining Idea: Burger Bar

This summer is whizzing by and it’s been filled with far too much work, and not nearly enough lazy summer days as I hoped it would be.  The next few weeks are busy as can be, including a trip to Atlanta to speak at Haven Conference (eeeee!).  But I Read More


Jul 3, 2014

Feb 14, 2014

My man is one to be loved.  He is driven and passionate.  He has the kindest eyes, and best laugh lines.  My man has hands I love to hold and shoulders that fit my head perfectly.  He is a problem solver, a provider, a doer, a dreamer.  I’ve loved Read More


One more week and it’s the day dedicated to love.  And obviously, here on withHEART, I love me some hearts.  I also love a good easy, cheap, and quick craft.  Marry all of those things together and that’s what I’m sharing today: my Valentine’s Ribbon Read More


Feb 5, 2014

Jan 29, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I am always so happy to come home after a vacation, get things organized, get back into my routine, and sleep in my own bed.  I had a wonderful vacation but I’m now home and looking forward to getting eating home-cooked Read More


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