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Fashion Sketches Coloring Book

A Fashion inspired Adult Coloring Book! An adult coloring book of 100 fashion sketch designs to color and giveView full post »

101 Goals in 1001 Days: Bullet Journal Spread

This is my first time putting my 101 goals in 1001 days in my bullet journal! It is still new to me!   I am inView full post »

Endo Quote

With my endometriosis pain coming back less than a year from having my 3rd surgery I have come to love this quote. TheView full post »

New Instagram

Come follow my new Instagram account just for my sketch inspirations. This will give you a great taste of where I gotView full post »

Gia 6 months: Taryn Brooke

Gia 6 Months

I love being an Aunt! This little cute got to come play with me so we had to have a mini photo shoot. TheView full post »

Heidi & Austin’s Engagement Pictures

Austin and Heidi are getting married in April. Aren’t they so cute together!View full post »

DIY 2×4 Coffee table

The first step is to cut off the rounded edges of the 2×4. We don’t have a table saw but we do have a wripView full post »

Fashion inspired Adult Coloring Book

Coloring Book now Available!

I’m so excited to share this project for others to enjoy! This coloring book has been a long time coming. BehindView full post »

Elf make Snowflakes using our Names

Our Elf Charlie has been lazy this year and hasn’t moved much. But this morning he out did himself! He madeView full post »

Christmas Dinner Party 2015

I created out invitation, which we printed at moo.com with their Luxe paper which had a thick colored paper betweenView full post »

Cute sad little girl in Red

I have to admit something…

I have to admit something….I got so frustrated with the Endometriosis pain I was in I let my website completelyView full post »

Great Grandpa is a Veteran

Happy Veteran’s Day

This is far too sweet not to share. Aiden came home and he quickly went to work on his paper which when it comes toView full post »

Grand kid Photo shoot for Grandma & Grandpa

Our family has grown a lot this summer with 2 new cousins! So we had to do a quick photo shoot with all the cousinsView full post »

4 Project made from Church Pews

From 8 Ten foot long church pews my hubby found on Craigslist we build these 4 pieces of furniture. Armoire   HEREView full post »

Old dresser facelift with rope handles- Taryn Brooke

Old Dresser Face-lift

My mother in law found a dresser at a garage sale for $5 and gave it to me. My son Aiden has been wanting a rusticView full post »

Bed Frame made out of Church Pews

Bed Frame made out of Church Pews

This project was 1 of 4 projects that we got out of the 8 10 foot church pews Eric found on Craiglist. This projectView full post »

Second Place in the State Fair

I am so happy I entered this dress into the State Fair. It was random yet so fun. To see how I made it clickView full post »

Grateful to Clean

Yes these are Cheerios on my floor. I had to document this…..I am grateful to clean, I have been chocked upView full post »

Newspaper Dress

Throwback: Newspaper Dress

3 years ago I was attempting a 365 day project of self portraits and some friends helped me pull this one off! It wasView full post »

Bed rest “Show me” Pictures

With being so sick with Endometriosis I ended up living on the couch. To function I learned to hand my phone over to myView full post »

100 Drawing Goal Accomplished

With being stuck on the couch from so much Endometriosis pain I started drawing and I just hit 100 fashion sketches.View full post »

Endometriosis Surgery Day

The day finally came!!!! Surgery went well, poor Eric was told I would be done in 1.5 to 2 hours, well there was a lotView full post »

I cringed when I saw this

I cringed the first time I came across this picture of me on our iPad, Lily took it weeks ago without me knowing. ButView full post »

Good to remember

I need this reminder! I love how positive this quote is and it makes me what to keep going. I have gotten though everyView full post »

Met Drawing Goal!

I have been drawing like a crazy lady! with not being able to do anything but lay on the couch with so muchView full post »

Remembering Gratitude

The other day when I was having a really rough day with Endometriosis pain and I felt like there is just no way I canView full post »

Silver Lake Senior Picture | Mason

Mason already had Senior pictures taken but got his braces off. So of course he needed them updated 🙂View full post »

Barker Family Pictures

The Barkers are a very fun silly family! They wanted to do some pictures using the monkey bars 🙂 They seriously loveView full post »

Picnic Point Park Family Pictures | Russell Family

This sweet little family had a big announcement to make and they did  it in style 🙂View full post »

Desk made from Church Pews

This Desk was our second project we made out of our church pews Eric found on Craigslist. He found 8 10 foot longView full post »

Staining a Leather Couch

  I found a decent free leather couch on Craigslist and after reading THIS tutorial I found on Pinterest IView full post »

Aiden’s Baptism

I can’t believe Aiden is old enough to have the choice if he wanted to be baptized. I am so proud of him. He isView full post »

Fake Architectural Drawer Cabinet made from Church Pews

This Cabinet was our second project we made out of our church pews Eric found on Craigslist. He found 8 10 foot longView full post »

Eight Year Old Boy

Aiden’s Lego Eight Video

Aiden is turning 8 and we had to do a video about bikes and legos, very fitting for him right now 🙂View full post »

Cute as a Button Baby Shower

Key-lime and Lemon Tarts Chocolate Mousse Cups Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake   Salted Caramels BlackberryView full post »

Spring is here!

Lily’s hair was all pretty for church and we had to take advantage of the blossoms out our front door. She looksView full post »

Beautiful Blossoms at the Temple

The gorgeous Cherry Blossoms are blooming at the Seattle LDS Temple. They were so pretty I just had to share! ItsView full post »

Armoire from Church Pews

This armoire was our first project we made out of our church pews Eric found on Craigslist. He found 8 10 foot longView full post »

Girl Scout Cookie Season

Lily’s Girl Scout Troop’s 167 cases of Girl Scout cookies, crazy! My life for the next few weeksView full post »

Black & White Dress

Pinning up my idea   The front I ended up cutting up little strips of black and surging them together to getView full post »

Gratitude Journal

1 Year ago today I started to write down 1 thing I was grateful for or how I saw the Hand of God in my life that day.View full post »

Cute Christmas Pregnancy Annoucement Video

Cute Christmas Pregnancy Announcement Video

I was honored to be asked by Eric’s brother and sister in law if I would video an idea they had for theirView full post »

How to be your best self

Teaching a Woman’s Food Addition class has been so incredible. One of my ladies bought this with her tonight thatView full post »

Christmas Dinner Party 2014

Eric and I always wanted to host a dinner party! We have kept putting it off over and over again saying “when weView full post »

December Birthday Tree

December Birthday Tree

We started a new tradition that no Christmas presents go under the tree until after Lily’s birthday on DecemberView full post »

Wicked Elphaba Act 2 inspired Dress

Photo Credit   The first time I saw Wicked I feel in love with it. The second time I saw Wicked we were sittingView full post »

Love Notes to Aiden

I remember writing love notes to boys when I was young. Now as a parent as I have been collecting these love notes outView full post »

Mukilteo Beach Family Pictures | The Sheets Family

This family is so fun and playful. I love the color pallet they picked and its all goes so well together. We had funView full post »

Our Family Pictures 2014

Lori Sheets Photography took our family pictures this year at Gas Works Park in Seattle 🙂View full post »

DIY Bookshelf

Awhile ago I saw a picture of a shelf like this made out of pallets with zero instructions. But then thinking about itView full post »

DIY Tinfoil Sign

This sign is super easy and cheap! I found a font I like in Word and printed it out the size I wanted. I traced andView full post »

Grand kids Pictures 2014

Aiden and Lily have a sweet little cousin now! And of course grandparents need a picture with all of them togetherView full post »

Amy & Shane’s Engagement Pictures |Colorado

I have known Amy since 6th grade. She met Shane while she was working on her Masters in Ireland. These two are so cuteView full post »

DIY Free Shirts made into Kid Size

You know when you go to a sporting event and everyone gets a free tshirt…..I was tired of my kids looking likeView full post »

Young Womans Personal Progress March Madness

Young Woman’s Personal Progress March Madness

Personal Progress March Madness was created to encourage the Young Woman in our ward to jump start them into wanted toView full post »

Video: Little Girl Tea Party with stuffed animals

Lily’s Tea Party Video

Lily is 5, wants to be a princess, loves tomatoes, sparkly glitter and flowers 🙂 She cracks me up! I’m trying toView full post »

Bushman Family Pictures

With all of the family in town for Christmas a family photo shoot had to happen! Eric’s siblings! When an auntView full post »

April’s Maternity Video

A unique maternity video was created around this Mom’s poem she wrote about her unborn baby girl. So fun!View full post »

Come and Behold Him Ward Christmas Party

When Eric and I were asked to put on our Ward Christmas Party I instantly thought of this picture I found on PinterestView full post »

Sara Sweetman Photography Promo

Sarah Sweetman is a great photographer based in Woodinville Washiington. I love how she interacts with little newborns.View full post »