The Story Behind The Little Sewing Machine

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Last month, I shared these old crates I turned into shelves for my daughter’s new room. I was actually surprised by how many of you commented on the adorable vintage toy sewing machine that was up on the shelf. Well there is actually a great story behind that piece and I thought I’d share it with all of you today. […]

Pregnancy Reveal Cake


Last week I shared with all of you that we are expecting Baby #2 in September! Woo hoo! We are so excited for Miss E to be a big sister. This time around we didn’t wait very long to tell our parents. Even though I was jumping at the bit to tell them, I still […]

20 Things…

Hey Friends! Every so often I like to throw a personal post in the mix so you can get to know the person behind this blog a little better and it helps me get to know you too! But if you are only in it for the pretty pictures and tutorials, then you are welcome […]

Top 10 Blogging Tips

Top 10 Blogging Tips From Design, Dining + Diapers

Before I dive into today’s post, I just have to say what a ‘Blogging High’ I have been on over the past week. I can’t even believe I’m typing this but THE Apartment Therapy featured my Side Table Makeover on Friday. WOW. What a huge honor. I also have to thank all of the other […]

20 Things You Might Not Know

Happy Friday Friends! Umm where did this week go?  We have had such a beautiful summer here in the Pacific Northwest and we are living it up! We only have so many months/days of sun around here so we have been outside as much as possible enjoying the warm, sunny weather. A few months ago, […]

My Blogging Story Part 1

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It’s finally here! My 1st Blogiversary Celebration! Part of me feels like I JUST launched DDD and the other part of me feels like I have been blogging for years. I can’t believe how much I have learned in the past 12 months, about blogging, crafting and most importantly myself. I’ve never shared my ‘blogging […]

What I’m Loving This Week!

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Happy Friday Friends!!! I promise I’ll share a new recipe and craft for you next week but today I’m sharing some of the things I’m loving this week! It’s been a fabulous start to the summer around here, we spent the first part of the week at my grandparent’s beach cabin, then we came home […]

The #EverydayVictories of A Mom


When I first heard about Kroger’s Every Day Victories Campaign I started to think about my own life and some of the recent victories in our family. It didn’t take me long to come to the conclusion that there is a new victory EVERY DAY in the life of a mom. Over the last 15 […]

Living With Food Allergies- My Story


If you’ve been hanging out at DDD for a while you may have notice that all of my recipes are free of gluten, eggs, soy and for the most part dairy free. Some of you may even hang out here just because of those recipes (and I am so appreciative of that!). But there is […]

Zoo Day!

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Happy Friday! Whenever we wake up to a sunny day in Seattle, you know it’s going to be a good day! In fact, the weather has been incredible all week, I’m loving it. But according to our track record, we generally have fabulous weather in May and then it rains the whole month of June. […]