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Month: December 2012

Best of 2012, around the interwebs

First, I’d like to send out a huge big hug and smooch to the wonderful, creative people who support this blog by referring to it, linking to it, telling their friends about it, facebooking it, tweeting it, listing it in your sidebar, etc, etc, etc. I LOVE you all and am so humbled and grateful […] Read more…

Best of 2012, the posts

Before I launch into the most visited posts for this year, I wanted to acknowledge the recent issues with my site.  I’ve gotten lots of emails and messages about your computer ‘locking up’ when you try to load the site and then not being able to view it or your browser shutting down.   If […] Read more…

Best of 2012, the photos

It’s been a good year, 2012.   While my mind is racing, pondering my 2013 plans and schemes, I thought I’d post my 2012 recap over a few  posts. Today—-my favorite photos from the year. Let’s start with these darling people.  I adore them all.  They make everything better. And some of my favorite shots […] Read more…

Merry Christmas

Two years ago at Christmas, fire ravaged our home and we lost everything. Except that we didn’t. Because everything that really matters can’t be taken away by fire or death or the darkest earthly hell imaginable. Even death is swallowed up in victory. And as we celebrate the incarnation of Christ, we know that it […] Read more…

the Ups and Downs

If you’re new around here, let me extend a hardy welcome!  I recently  updated my ‘about’ page, which was 3 years overdue!  You can follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest and find me on Instagram as ‘lifeingrace’!  Mostly, you’ll find me at home, cooking , teaching, crafting,  reading some great books, and practicing the art […] Read more…

My Cottage Christmas

If you’re new to life{in}grace, welcome!  And especially if you’re from Nester’s Home Tour or Melissa’s Home Tour or  Sarah’s Tree Party!  Thanks for hosting, friends!  I just updated my about page and don’t miss my newly painted stri-ped bathroom!  Thanks for visiting!  Hope you find something that makes you smile! I’m 42 years old […] Read more…

Striped Walls in the Bathroom

From the very beginning of our rebuild after the fire, I knew I wanted a statement bathroom. The half bath on the main level is tiny and I’ve thought of nearly every possible  option for making the tiny space shine. I started a ‘bathrooms’ board on Pinterest and had my eye on this striped bathroom […] Read more…