Backyard Games Galore: Giant Jenga – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

Today's post is written and shared by Jason Kreuzman. Enjoy reading all about the giant jenga set he built! Greg and I love going over to the Kreuzman's house in the summer. Yard games galore! Connect with Jason on instagram @jasonkreuzman. -Jen, The Summer Wife My wife, Carly, and I love a good yard game! … Continue reading Backyard Games Galore: Giant Jenga – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

30 for 30: Planning a Manly Bday

If by "30" you mean "more awesome", then yes I am about to turn 30. -Anonymous This has been the year of the 30th birthday. So I'm sharing my take on a 'man-ly' 30th birthday that I threw for the hubs' last month. Invite: The theme was 30 for 30, after the ESPN Film Series … Continue reading 30 for 30: Planning a Manly Bday

DIY Reclaimed Wood Project -A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

Today's DIY post comes from Jason Kreuzman, our friend who loves woodworking and helped us with our cornhole boards and floating shelves. Enjoy! -Jen, The Summer Wife Hi, my name is Jason. I have been building with wood for really only a year now. I love the process of creating something from nothing and really … Continue reading DIY Reclaimed Wood Project -A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

Floating Bar Shelves

Cheers to the weekend! And a long, patriotic, holiday one at that. One of my favorite pieces of furniture that Greg brought into our marriage is his bar. Believe it or not, its a Craigslist find and a good one at that. After I chalk painted the dining room table and china cabinet, we continued … Continue reading Floating Bar Shelves

A Red,White and Blue Post

It's almost July. Can you believe it? Part of me is so excited for all the summer fun we have ahead and part of me is sad to see June go... I am not one for going overboard on the 4th of July decor. I leave my beach-y vibes up all summer long, but a … Continue reading A Red,White and Blue Post

A Birthday DIY Surprise

Hey friends! Hope you're having an awesome week. We had a crazy, fun weekend! The hubs' turned 30 on Sunday and I couldn't wait to share some of his bday surprises and how I used DIY and home decor to make the weekend extra fun. I love a┬ápersonal DIY touch when gifting. If a gift … Continue reading A Birthday DIY Surprise

New Look – A Bookcase Makeover

Hey there! We're almost to the 1st official weekend of summer and boy, it feels like summer in Texas. We've been in the mid-90s all week. I got some much needed relief from the heat at the pool yesterday and started a new book: I'm enjoying it so far; think Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants … Continue reading New Look – A Bookcase Makeover

Summer at Last

You guys, we made it! The 1st official day of summer is here at last! To celebrate I thought I'd use the extra daylight to share my beach-y, summer decor. One of the things you may notice about our summer home decor is that many pieces were used on my summer mantel last summer. I … Continue reading Summer at Last

Make-Up My Bathroom Chair

All I need is mascara and caffeine. - Anonymous These words are so true. A little mascara and a little diet coke and I'm one happy girl. Let me let you in on a little secret. I have curly hair, yes, very curly hair. I hardly ever wear it this way because of my little … Continue reading Make-Up My Bathroom Chair

Junk in the Trunk

Let me start from the beginning. Over spring break, DCTF (Dave Campbell's Texas Football) put on a LIVE show at SXSW in Austin. The show was on a beautiful Sunday night at the Ginger Man and since I was off on Monday I figured why not take advantage of a quick get-away. I may have … Continue reading Junk in the Trunk