Last night Chris and I had the best night! I don't know if we were like two teenagers in love or more like old people but heres what went down...he asked if I would like to go out to dinner so I thought all day about where to go and the only place that I couldn't get out of my head was none other than the all American I-HOP! We hopped in the car and found the closest Ihop which by the way is 3 miles from us....we sat down with grandma and grandpas surrounding our table and ordered us the never ending pancake special. It was so perfect! I ate 4 pancakes, 2 eggs, hashbrowns and bacon....totally beat Chris. Our dinner only cost us $12.61, pretty awesome! We headed home and decided that we wanted to play tennis. It had to be the most entertaining game of tennis ever. We lost almost all of our balls and by the time we did lose all of them I thought I was going to fall over. We gathered all of them-finally and headed back home. (We are now huge fans of tennis and will be playing every night.) Anyway, when we got home we got right into a game of Yahtzee..everynight is game night at our house. If you're ever in the mood for games you know where we live :) That's pretty much it. Just wanted to share our wonderful night with all of you.
Remember that one time my husband bought a tv wall mount and then I decided we needed a new tv stand? And then it made me realize our dark furniture would look way better if I lightened it up? And then it was time to get rid of the old dark throw pillows and dark rug? And then all of a sudden that fireplace looked so out of place. So we gutted it. All because we put the tv on the wall! Here’s a little walk down our DIY family room makeover. Before . I started with this old corner cabinet that i got for free years ago and painted chocolate brown. I dusted her off and went to town with chalk paint. Then I got rid of the old dark rug and started changing out our throw pillows. Then it was onto the fireplace. Before Chris took out part of the wood floor to extend the floor of the tiny fireplace. We also cleaned out the fireplace and sprayed it with cream paint that can withstand 1,200 degree temperatures. And then we sucked out the old volcano rock and put in this fire glass fr