• The Tile That Almost Broke Me

    November 8, 2019

    Phase 3 of our bathroom renovation was a doozy. I, for sure, thought it would be one of the easiest parts of the job. But it turned out to be my biggest nightmare! So what is Phase 3, you ask? Tiling the floor! (Read about Phase 1: Demo and Phase 2: Shower Remodel here) I’ve…

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    DIY Pretend Makeup for Kids

    August 26, 2019

    Don’t ask me how it happened. I’ve never been the girl who loved wearing dresses, or styled her hair, or did her make-up every day. I’m very much a jeans and t-shirt kinda girl. Always have been. Always will be. But these girls of mine? Total girly girls! Emma loves anything pink and sparkly. Skirts…

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  • Operation Clubhouse {DIY Playhouse with Slide}

    June 11, 2019

    I have fond memories of countless hours of my childhood spent playing outdoors. Riding bikes all over the neighborhood. Scrambling through the brush and the weeds exploring and imagining. Making mud pies in the front yard. It wasn’t often that you’d find my sister and I indoors watching TV. Unfortunately for my girls, our house…

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  • DIY Shower Renovation

    June 3, 2019

    The most significant part of this master bathroom reno has been the shower. A bunch of other projects got tagged on to this renovation (like tearing down the wall and retiling the floors), but this whole project started over one thing . . . tearing out the bathtub/shower combo and installing a walk-in shower. Now…

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  • Emma & Charlie’s My Little Pony Birthday Party

    May 24, 2019

    My Emma, she has the memory of an elephant. That girl never forgets. So when she announced LAST JULY that she wanted her next birthday party to be a My Little Pony party, I jumped on Pinterest and started pinning. Lucky for her, Charlie still isn’t old enough to have an opinion on party themes,…

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  • Master Bathroom: Demo Day!

    May 10, 2019

    After 7 long years of waiting, it was finally time to take a sledgehammer to my hot mess of a bathroom! **cue the fireworks and marching band** I’ve already shown you some pictures of what it looked like when we started, but lets throw a few more pics in here for a reminder of all…

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  • Master Bathroom Inspiration

    March 21, 2019

    The time has finally come!! After 7 long years of waiting, we’re finally tearing apart our master bathroom and creating a new beautiful and functional master bathroom! I. Am. So. EXCITED! And, in traditional Jenny DIY style, we’re doing most of the work ourselves, so I’ll be bringing you all along for the ride. But…

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  • DIY Gem-Shaped PiΓ±ata

    June 14, 2018

    Growing up on the US/Mexico border, piΓ±atas were always a birthday party staple. It didn’t matter what theme the party was or where the party was being held. There was always a piΓ±ata. And I loved it! The suspense of waiting for when it was time to bring it out. The fun of getting to…

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  • Charlie’s Colorful Modern Nursery

    September 4, 2017

    Ok guys . . . I think it’s finally time for Charlie’s colorful, modern nursery reveal! There’s not much I love more than decorating a nursery. The bright colors. The cute designs. I love it all! I’m not one for “traditional”, cutesy nursery themes. I just like to take random things that I like and…

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  • Baby Swing Makeover

    October 9, 2014

    I’m a lucky girl. I have great friends and family. As soon as I announced that I was pregnant, the hand-me-downs began flooding in! One of the things I got from a friend was a baby swing. It works great and Emma loves to nap in it but I was never too fond of how…

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