our cottages & bungalows photo shoot It's been a full year now since one of my first "fan girl" moments in life. Most of you have had those, right? Here was my husband's first. Prepare yourselves, this is #monumental. Aerosmith. Pretty awesome, really. I personally die laughing every time I see this pic...my husband is in the RUN DMC adidas garb, trying hard to look tough.I love it. So, in grand contrast to his fan-guy moment, here's my fan-girl moment from ... Read More about Aerosmith, Meeting Miss Mustard Seed and Our Magazine Shoot
5 fantastic housewarming gifts DIY options... Good housewarming gifts. They are sometimes hard to find, or dream up. Same with host and hostess gifts, right? You guys have any of those friends who are just ALWAYS on top of their gifting game? I totally have those friends, and I so appreciate them. Not only because they give such great gifts, but because I find their Type-A-ness beautiful. I'm totally a Type A, but when it comes to gifting, I'm like a type D-. I just never seem to ... Read More about 5 Stellar, Personalized Hostess Gifts & Good Housewarming Gifts
A DIY deck makeover reveal with some backyard deck ideas for your own outdoor living area... Stick a fork in it (or a patio umbrella) it's DONE. The deck is done. Well done, I'd say. Especially if you recall where we started this adventure. If you weren't hanging around us back then, here's a little refresher. This was our old wood deck. It is big, and it in pretty bad disrepair. Before we get too far into the GAZILLION images of this space that follow, for those of you looking for sources ... Read More about Deck & Cover…Backyard Deck Ideas & Our Deck Makeover Reveal!
top 10 most popular DIY blog posts of the year... A year ago, I hit the "publish" button on this DIY blog for the first time ever. It was fun. It felt daring and silly and important all at the same time. It was me finally freeing that creative self that had been cooped up for WAY too long. For my entire adult life, I'd been a physical therapist. A career I loved. Writing was a big part of my work...but it was technical writing. Very objective. And very measured. And extremely ... Read More about Happy Anniversary Heathered Nest! A Recap of the Year’s 10 Most Popular DIY Blog Posts.
Fun women's graphic tees... Some people wear suits to work. I'm a blogger. A DIY blogger to be more precise. I'm also, more importantly, a stay at home mom. *This post contains some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy HERE.* And every second that I'm not changing diapers or wiping noses, I'm in the yard pulling weeds, in bathrooms scrubbing toilets, or in the garage painting, creating, or DIY'ing. My career definitely requires a certain dress code...and ... Read More about Girl’s Garage Gear – AKA lots of womens graphic tees