Nest Builders Link Up Party #11

Nest builders Link Up Thursday

Here is what I have been up to: I have not posted anything new this week because all of my energy has been spent working on “the great bedroom swap”  You can read about that more in this post >>>HERE<<<.  I managed to get the room painted this week and I plan to write about that ordeal next week.  Ordeal= painting light grey over a blue similar to Walmart’s logo. I also only have about 2.5 weeks until my daughters[Read more]

Nest Builders Link Up Party #10

Nest builders Link Up Thursday

Nest Builders Link Up Party I am one of your hosts, Bethany of Simply Said Seven. I am a mom of 5 children ages 6 to 17, wife to my high school sweetheart of over 20 years and a preschool teachers assistant for 4 year olds. I am passionate about DIY, natural living, being frugal and making memories with our family.  Here is what I have been up to: This week I featured my 5 Favorite Pins for my daughters[Read more]

Link Up and Blog Hop Directory

Don’t miss the Nest Builders weekly link up here. Directory of current link up parties and blog hops. Please add a link to the appropriate day below. Use the description to add times if applicable. Links will be checked monthly and removed if not working or party/hop is no longer active. Max of 15 links listed per day.  If your day is full please check back for an opening. Simply Said Seven/Forsythia Farm reserves the right to remove links at[Read more]

Nest Builders Link Up Party #9

Nest builders Link Up Thursday

Nest Builders Link Up Party I am one of your hosts, Bethany of Simply Said Seven. I am a mom of 5 children ages 6 to 17, wife to my high school sweetheart of over 20 years and a preschool teachers assistant for 4 year olds. I am passionate about DIY, natural living, being frugal and making memories with our family.  Here is what I have been up to: This week I featured my 5 Favorite Pins in the Farmhouse[Read more]

Summer Bucket List- Building Traditions with Children

The Summer Bucket List- Building Traditions with Children “Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world.” SUSAN LIEBERMAN, New Traditions People usually think of family traditions for the holidays. Getting your family together to cut down the perfect Christmas tree, listening to certain music while you decorate it or even having hot cocoa by the fire. Personally, I like to have them for all seasons and[Read more]

Forsythia Farm- *Feature*

Kate from Forsythia Farm is one amazingly talented decorator and one of my very best friends.  Kate and I met on a now extinct website called BabyZone where expecting mom’s could post and chat with other mom’s due around the same time. Kate and I were both expecting babies in June of 2009.  Although we both spent time on these boards we did not hit it off right away. It was actually 2 years later, that she had started blogging and she[Read more]

Nest Builders Link Up Party #8

Nest builders Link Up Thursday

Welcome to Nest Builders Link Up Party! I am one of your hosts, Bethany of Simply Said Seven. I am a mom of 5 children ages 6 to 17, wife to my high school sweetheart of over 20 years and a preschool teachers assistant for 4 year olds. I am passionate about DIY, natural living, being frugal and making memories with our family.  Here is what I have been up to: My latest post was about eliminating some of your counter[Read more]

Wood Signs- Resistance Painting Method

Farmhouse wood sign Home DIY

Wood signs and farmhouse style just go hand in hand. Plus, I just love them… in all shapes and sizes! I have an entire board of ideas pinned on Pinterest of signs I would love to make someday, you can find that here- Signs I want to make board. Luckily, a few weeks ago I was able to borrow a Cricut personal cutter machine for a few days. Top on my list of projects that I wanted to try while I[Read more]

Burlap Curtain Step by Step DIY

DIY Burlap Curtain

Making A Burlap Curtain for a Door You know how when you move to a new house you immediately find that you need some new things? I mean NEED, not want. Like when you get moved in and realize that the tub has no stopper, or the new house has 3 showers and you only moved with 2 shower curtains. Well this was one of those situations. On only the second night in our new home we sat down to dinner. We[Read more]