Stay-at-Home Mom: A How-To Guide

Be A Stay-at-Home Mom: A How-To Guide

I am so very blessed to be able to stay at home with my three kiddos.  And although I loved my job before having kiddos, and completely respect those hard working moms who work outside of the home....I wouldn't trade my life now for anything.  I have … [Continue reading...]

DIY Headband Holder Tutorial

DIY Headband Holder with Storage - Palmettos and Pigtails

My oldest daughter's hair is a hot mess.  We have been growing it out for years, and it is always in her face.  I'm not sure how she stands it.  A single strand of hair in my eyes drives me up the wall....I guess she takes after her father!  Now that … [Continue reading...]

The Seven Project: Intro

Jen Hatmaker's Seven - My recount of the project

My small group just started a new study by Jen Hatmaker, called Seven.  This awesomely funny chick decided to shake up her family's world by identifying seven areas of excess in their lives, and fighting back.  Each month, she chose a different area … [Continue reading...]

October 2014 Cleaning Calendar

October 2014 Cleaning Calendar - Palmettos and Pigtails

Happy October!  It's my favorite month of the year...because it's my birthday, AND Fall kind of officially arrives here in the Lowcountry.  The end of September kind of knocked us upside down with allergies and sinus infections, numerous guests, … [Continue reading...]

DIY Nursery Monogram Sign

DIY Monogram {Metal Knockoff} - Palmettos and Pigtails

One of my favorite elements of Lincoln's nursery, is the DIY Nursery Monogram that I made for above his bed.  I wanted his room to incorporate various textures as well as patterns and colors.  My original idea for above his crib, was his initials … [Continue reading...]

13 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

13 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples from Palmettos and Pigtails

Way back before children, Dave and I were party animals.  We loved entertaining at our house, and our favorite party to throw was a massive Halloween party.  We had a haunted maze in the garage, a life-sized animatronic Hannibal Lector, and tons of … [Continue reading...]

Breathing Room

Breathing Room - thoughts on Andy Stanley's study {Palmettos and Pigtails}

I have a wonderful small group of women that I meet with on a weekly basis from my church.  Yes, we do Bible Studies.  But we also do deep conversations, laughter, rants, tears, and affirmations.  My Wednesday nights are what get me through the … [Continue reading...]

Avocado Tips and Tricks

Avocado Tips and Tricks- Palmettos and Pigtails

I love avocados.  I could live on sliced avocados on top of an avocado salad, with a side of guacamole!  And I've been eating them for 30 {ahem} some odd years!  But only recently did I find out some tips and tricks to making these delicious fruits … [Continue reading...]

DIY Circle Picture Frames

DIY Round picture frame tutorial for a vintage-themed baby nursery - Palmettos and Pigtails

One of my favorite projects in Lincoln's nursery is the set of three circle picture frames I made for the wall above the rocking chair.  Although I would definitely say the room has more of a "vintage" theme {if any!}, there are also some nautical … [Continue reading...]

Summer Recap 2014

Newborn Shoot by Rachel Weber Photography - Palmettos and Pigtails

It's official....the summer has yet again, flown by!  So today I thought I'd give you a quick recap of our summer in pictures! Millie graduated with honors from the 2 year old class at her pre-school...mastering the potty, recognizing the letters … [Continue reading...]