Hi friends! I mentioned that we've been traveling around some this summer and another place that I was so lucky to visit was the Magnolia Silos. Greg had a football related visit he needed to take to Temple, TX and you know what city you happen to drive through on your way to Temple... yep, … Continue reading Magnolia: Our Trip to the Silos
Board and Brush: A Fun Review
This past week, a sweet co-worker (hi, Callie!), planned a staff outing at Board & Brush Colleyville before school started. And let me just say, it was SO.MUCH.FUN! Since I'm pretty crafty and already have one shiplap-like board in our house I wasn't sure how I was going to feel about the experience from a … Continue reading Board and Brush: A Fun Review
Lettering: B2S Gift Idea
Can you believe it's already August? This summer has flown by, but it's also been filled with some pretty great trips and some pretty great lazy days, so it makes these 'good days coming to an end' a little bit easier. One of my favorite things to do is gift others. So today I'm sharing … Continue reading Lettering: B2S Gift Idea
Shiplap (for less!)
#shiplapeverything am I right?! I love shiplap, especially how beautifully Joanna Gaines works it into her designs on HGTV's Fixer Upper (one of my favorite shows!), but let's be honest shiplap, as cute as it might be, is probably a trend. So, today I'm sharing a way that I have a shiplap look in our … Continue reading Shiplap (for less!)
Be thankful. Always. -Anonymous Happy November, friends! Yes, it has been awhile since I have shared a post with you. This 5th Grade teacher has had a busy, busy fall! I am so thankful for this time off to spend time relaxing with family & friends. So, to kick off this Thanksgiving Week, I wanted … Continue reading Be Grateful.
Just a Peek!
"...and all at once summer collapsed into fall." -Oscar Wilde Happy Sunday! Today is it raining, actually storming, in Texas. I'm choosing to believe this is the first sign of the season truly beginning to change, and hopefully some cooler, fall temps are on the way. Over the last week, in between grading papers and … Continue reading Just a Peek!
Easy Wall Decor
Hi sweet readers! It's officially August. Can you believe it? Where did the summer go? We spent the first part of August in Big Bend National Park, TX. I'm so excited to share one of our favorite places with you soon, right here, on the blog. Today, though, I wanted to share a simple way … Continue reading Easy Wall Decor
Oh so Clean & Fresh!
Each summer I try to take on one BIG home improvement project & one school project. I figure since I'm given this wonderful gift of time in the summer, I might as well put it to good use. Last summer, I painted my beloved china cabinet. A piece I still LOVE to look at every day. … Continue reading Oh so Clean & Fresh!
Step Stool for Little Feet – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman
Today's post is shared by our friend Jason Kreuzman. Interested in knowing more about Jason's projects I've featured on the blog this summer? Follow him on instagram @jasonkreuzman. Thanks for swinging by the blog today, sweet friends! -Jen, The Summer Wife So I was planning to visit my best friend in Lexington, KY. Talking to … Continue reading Step Stool for Little Feet – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman
Giving the Most-est to your Hostess
Hi sweet friends! Thanks for stopping by thesummerwife.com today. We've been vacationing the past two weekends and one of my favorite things to do when visiting sweet friends is planning a little hostess gift for them (Can we say #summerwife?!) When visiting our friends out of town, like we did, I usually will pack my hostess … Continue reading Giving the Most-est to your Hostess