Author Archives: ashley @ the handmade home

our very favorites in the history of ever {august 2015}

our very favorites in the history of ever {august 2015}

It’s the end of Augus on Monday! And since we have a post scheduled for then, we thought we’d go ahead …read more

caprese grilled cheese

caprese grilled cheese

Summer is coming to an end, which means we are closer to cool weather and football, but it also means …read more

rigby and fitz : let’s get something straights

rigby and fitz : let’s get something straights

Hellos. And welcome to the third addition of life truths according to Rigby and Fitz. Cue the classical musics. Mom …read more

how to make marbleized coasters

how to make marbleized coasters

What do you get when you combine… Our marbleized jewelry for kids… This simple coaster project… and our hexagon magnets? …read more

the cheater’s guide to easy window treatments

the cheater’s guide to easy window treatments

A sweet reader, Misty, wrote us a little note recently, and asked this: …thank you so much for all your …read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

Hello hello and Happy Handmade Savvy Saturday, beautiful friends! We hope this finds you relaxing a bit, after a long …read more

long live the tooth fairy

long live the tooth fairy

I woke in the middle of the night with a start. It was one of those scenes from a movie …read more

where to invest in your home with no regrets

where to invest in your home with no regrets

A sweet reader named Kim wrote in recently and said: …I love what you’ve done with your home, and the …read more

lunch box alphabet notes

lunch box alphabet notes

Since school is starting up again, all of the parents and kiddos are on our hearts and minds for a …read more

halfway there

halfway there

On Sunday, you turned 10. Every year I say I can’t believe it, but the double digits… those are hard. It …read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

It’s been one of those weeks. One of those it’s-the-second-week-of-school-we-were-just-out-of-town-so-now-we’re-paying-for-it weeks, and even though I had great intentions, I probably …read more

blackberry cobbler

blackberry cobbler

In our kitchen, in an important spot by the oven, sits one of my prized possessions. It’s this little cookbook …read more

the handmade home book series {giveaway}

the handmade home book series {giveaway}

It’s time for another handmade home book series giveawaaaaayyyyyy! We just felt like it was time to have a little …read more

meaningful art for the home

meaningful art for the home

A sweet gal named Leslie wrote in recently, and asked this: I love the idea of meaningful art in the …read more

worth the risk

worth the risk

So circa 2003 Jamin and I moved to the city of Montgomery, Alabama. It was a job opportunity for him, …read more

unexpected treasures

unexpected treasures

A few years ago, I decided to sort and pile and make sense of the endless memories we keep in our …read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

Happy Handmade Savvy Saturday lovely friends! Whew! It’s been a crazy week with back to school stuff, our views on …read more

how to make a bacon steak wrap

how to make a bacon steak wrap

Living in a world where people disagree about the answers to so many issues, it’s comforting to know there is always one …read more

heartgard

heartgard

This post is brought to you in partnership with Merial, the maker of HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel), and all opinions are …read more

map puzzles

map puzzles

We’re teaching American History this year, and since I’ve been sprucing up our home school room a bit, I was looking …read more