Hey there, sweet #summerwife readers! Happy New Year! As you know #teacherwife doesn't have quite as much time as #summerwife for blogging and all things DIY, but I still wanted to say hello and share my holiday home decor (even if it is after Christmas). Maybe, you can get some ideas and bookmark them for … Continue reading The “Winter” Wife — Christmas 2017
Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale. -Lauren DeStefano It's that time of the year. The beginning of the school year excitement has settled, first round of report cards are complete and I've … Continue reading Fallin’ for Fall Decor
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
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
"...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!
Yes, it has been about a month since I've blogged, but back to school is super busy for teachers. Add a few fun weekend trips & visits with family into the "back to school" mix and this teacher has been using any 'free' time for rest and relaxation. But as summer slowly turns into fall … Continue reading Fallin’ into Fall
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
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!
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
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