I have entered the pregnancy insomnia stage – never had it with the boys. I end up staying up later at night, have a hard time falling asleep, and usually wake up early. Sure, the frequent pee breaks and baby kicks are a definite doozy to keeping me awake, but for some reason my mind won’t shut off and I turn to my one and only Pinterest to keep my mind occupied and hopefully lull my wide eyes to sleep. Oh the anticipation of a new little life that brings on the nightly excitement buzz.
Here are some of my favorite pins as of lately !
These Carmelized Pork Tacos had me howling at the moon the other night. If you do not already follow Pinch Of Yum yet, get on it. Their pictures are stunning, and their recipes are delicious and fresh. I am not a big pork eater, there is only a bit of meat I’m willing to put in my mouth ( haha. yes I said that.) So I’d totally swap for chicken. This will definitely be a dinner for when we have guests over this summer.
Dan and I have a goal to own a lake house in the next 3 years, and if there is something you’ve learned from us here what we say we’ll do, we’ll do. We hold ourselves to it, we love to set goals and a lake house has been a dream of ours since our early 20’s. We figured we’re on the edge of 30 and making our lake house dreams become a reality is shooting to the top of the list. THIS bedroom for the kiddos that stay is a huge inspriration for our future vacation home.
You can see it HERE. I love the idea of all of the cousins/friends being crammed into one room – and this space feels so light and airy and super functional I think this kids retreat would be amazing.
This foyer has me weak in the knees. I’m 100% positive it is my deep burning desire to destroy our orange tile in our entry/kitchen, oh yeah, bathroom, laundry room (oy!). The implement hard wood flooring throughout our first floor – The gallery wall and this dresser just make my heart skip a beat. It is just gorgeous!
You can find more gorgeous inspiration HERE.
If only we had sidewalks, I want a path to our front door so badly it hurts. Maybe it’s my deep love for George Banks in Father of the Bride and the scene where he gets his house back and dances up the brick pavers. We keep going back and forth on whether we will paint our house again, remember when we did it at our old house? Or just get new siding. We want black shutters so badly, and a new wooden door to add more contrast to our newly stripped front yard. Something about all of this green goodness up front has me thinking we need to keep out landscaping simple and green. Which will be a far stretch for me, because I am hydrangea obsessed. But maybe we can take that party to the backyard? Line the new fence with all different colored hydrangeas? Our hydrangea bush at our old house was my favorite thing, and I wish we would have dug it out and took it with us, and no I am not kidding. At all.
Oh, and for a great lifestyle/girly/mama-tips/recipes/ easy read you’ve gotta pick up
I love her approach to food and lifestyle – it made me want to turn around and completely throw away everything in our pantry. Well, the bad stuff. Dan agrees so next week we may be purging of a ton of stuff to prep for spring/summer – and a new approach to snacks around here. We are definitely guilty as charged for having some not so healthy snack options. But we always eat fresh and cook constantly and for some reason justified that with the crap. ANYWAYS. Read this! It’s darling, and she’s darling, and if you grew up in the Laguna Beach era such as I, you’ll love having a deeper look into her life.
You can buy it HERE – and don’t be a fool, get yourself Amazon Prime. It seriously pays for itself within a few orders. Nothing beats having the item you ordered at your door within 2 days. It’s like christmas every day here in The Thome Home.