Cross Family Thankgiving

Thanksgiving Idea and a reflection on thankfulness from realmarriedlife.comIn our living room sits an over-sized pink chair.  I like to think of it as red.  Maybe that’s because it helps me think of it as a piece fitting with our decor. . . rather than the old, college dorm, hand-me-down pink chair it actually is.  With a newborn, I spend plenty of time there these days.  To keep the days and nights from blending together, I move my camp from a grey chair in the nursery at night to the pink (“red”) chair during the day.  I spend several hours in that old chair every day. Even though more of those hours are spent learning about home renovations and contemporary furniture on HGTV than I would care to admit, for the most part my time in the pink chair is anything but exciting.  The days can be long, I can feel discontent, and the demands of life can get me down.

But on our living room wall, directly across [Read more…]

How to Create a His and Her Bedroom

Creating a His & Hers Bedroom:  tips to decorate your bedroom for both of you.  There’s something you should keep in mind when you are decorating. . . Your husband doesn’t want to sleep in a little girl’s bedroom.

It may seem like you care more about the decor than he does.  However, there’s something special I have to keep in mind when it comes to the bedroom. It’s not my bedroom.  It’s OUR bedroom. And too many times, [Read more…]