Kate and I had a date with Papa last night. Chris was lobster diving, Megan was with friends and momma is in New York. We both needed company so we went out and had so much fun at dinner. We went to the Lazy Dog which is always fun. Kate thought it was totally cool, she loved the lights and the doggies that were outside. She also chowed down her mac and cheese and french fries. I think she ate more than we did! She is becoming quite attached to her Papa and now walks around the house chanting his name. I'm feeling low on the totem pole these days because she only says my name once a month. What is up with that?! Thanks dad for a great date night! We are enjoying everyday together as he is getting ready to have his big surgery in 6 days and will be laying low for quite some time to recover. Please keep praying for him!
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