A Bunch of Junk

Simplifying Sunday Series If you are new to the series, check out the past two posts here and here.   This series is inspired by the book A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living by Emily Ley.  Ley outlines incredibly simple tips… Continue Reading

Daydream Believer

Things are changin’ in the Canfield home.  Our too-big-for-one-kid bonus room is under major DIY construction and I’ve counted the days, weeks and weekends I expect it to be complete no less than 10 times.  I’m going to go out… Continue Reading

What A Mess!

I can’t believe my last post was in March.  I think I committed a little bit of blogger crime by not keeping up with weekly or even monthly posts.  Until last night, I was under the impression that you don’t… Continue Reading

Door turned Desk: Part II // DIY

ICYMI, in the summer of 2014, we purchased a $10 hollow core door from our local ReStore.  We used the whole door and remodeled a filing cabinet to create a “built-in” kitchen desk.  This was part one of our “Kitchen… Continue Reading

Door turned Desk: Part I // DIY

While shopping for cabinets for our laundry room makeover, we came across the massive selection of doors at the Habitat ReStore.  There must have been no less than 50 hollow core doors priced just right at whopping $10 a piece. … Continue Reading

Laundry Room Reveal//That Home Life


Once upon a time there was only one measly wire shelf in my laundry room   Gosh, that was awful!  Luckily, after stumbling upon a diamond in the rough at the Habitat ReStore and remodeling it, I can say that… Continue Reading

The Kid’s Bathroom//That Home Life

When we moved into our house 2.5 years ago, I had no plans of making the upstairs bathroom themed or even kid-oriented.  My mind was only changed when I saw Pottery Barn Kids’ Very Hungry Caterpillar shower curtain and accessories… Continue Reading

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Nursery//That Home Life

It has occurred to me that I shared details and décor for Noah’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” nursery, but never actually revealed the room itself.  The room has not only changed physical addresses, but also occupants.  Although Aria herself does not suffer… Continue Reading

The Laundry Room, Part Two//That Home Life

    The last post regarding the laundry room was back in June after we had  purchased our Habitat ReStore cabinets.  We worked on them intermittently all summer because they required more than a quick sand and coat of paint.… Continue Reading

Big Boy Room Reveal//That Home Life

It’s hard to believe we started this project in April and finally finished it at the end of June.  It took an entire month longer than I had budgeted for, but after the Hobby Lobby incident, I needed to take… Continue Reading