How to Make a Onesie Quilt

How to Make a Onesie Quilt

The business of May involved a special project for Mister. His fast-approaching first birthday made me want to give him something unique, something memorable, something that said, “Your Mom’s heart was exploding with love on your first birthday.” No pressure, right?...
How to Build a $25 Barn Door Baby Gate

How to Build a $25 Barn Door Baby Gate

**Update: We’ve had this gate for nearly two years and it’s still going strong. I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and if you need help, visit my Etsy shop and I’ll create customized building plans for you! xo, Sarah** Mister’s first birthday is...
5 Work-from-Home Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

5 Work-from-Home Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

  Hindsight is a valuable tool and I’m still learning and striving to do better. Take a look at the mistakes I made during my first year as a WFH writer and the steps I took to fix them. I wanted to do everything (and did nothing instead).  December 17 was a day...
DIY Kitchen Remodel: How We Saved $40,000

DIY Kitchen Remodel: How We Saved $40,000

Kitchen remodels are expensive. Crazy expensive. 10 times the cost of my first car expensive (a 1997 Ford Taurus…remember these sexy boat shows?) Image: Kelley Blue Book Classy. Anyhoo, while working on the loft, we spoke to the construction group who built it...
9 Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen for $25 or Less

9 Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen for $25 or Less

This post contains affiliate links. All opinions and recommendations are 100% my own.  The Seattle real estate market is, in a word, completely nanners. It’s competitive, expensive and stressful. When we bought our house back in 2013, we were looking for a...