Getting ready for Baby: A high chair and a dresser

So, here we are.  It is August.  Cooper is due this month.  We’ve been really busy this summer with camps, baby showers, conferences, reunions with friends and family, and trying to get things ready around our home for the arrival of our little guy. So Kelly and I make a great pair in a lot … Continue reading

I feel exhausted…

I’m tired this morning. This week I’ve had the privilege of leading worship for a revival at a church in Poplar Bluff.  I love leading worship, and music has always been one of my creative outlets. Initially when I was asked to participate in the revival I was all in , and excited.  The closer … Continue reading

Dresser project.

So in my last post, I eluded to the fact that I was refinishing an old dresser that I’ve had since I was a kid for our guestroom. Here was a before: It is a pretty solid piece of furniture, but looked “old” and rough.  It had old brass knobs on it, and needed to … Continue reading

Makeover Monday …

So, Kelly and I have been beginning to think about the nursery for Baby Barb (we find out Monday if it’s little boy Barb or little girl Barb), and once we find out the baby’s gender, I’m sure nursery prep will kick into overdrive.  The room we are going to use as the nursery is … Continue reading

Thursday is for … thrifty crafters.

I guess I’ve always just been wired as a “creator.”  I love making things.  Taking random items and coming up with an entirely new object/product at the end. Not every craft project, painting or new meal turned out great … I’ve had my fair share of epic flops, but there is something about the process … Continue reading