Category Archives: confessions

simple changes for your home

simple changes for your home

Chelsea wrote in and said this: …I feel like I am always on Pinterest, looking at all the pretty spaces, …read more

periscope + the beach cottage tour

periscope + the beach cottage tour

We’re pretty sure the sun is hovering closer to the earth. Or at least the south. And it’s a big …read more

satan’s garden stool

satan’s garden stool

The following is a story I can finally tell, because enough time has passed for us to recover. It’s long, …read more

what’s in a name

what’s in a name

It’s no secret here that we’re dog people. They have this way of growing in your heart and into your …read more

buy the ugly crocs

buy the ugly crocs

He stood under the shoe rack in that overcrowded store, literally salivating at his find. He jumped up and down …read more

rainbow brite shoes and butter beans

rainbow brite shoes and butter beans

So lately, I’ve been wearing workout clothes a lot. I know. But a gal can only resist the workout-clothes-in-public-trend for so …read more

a little history + strawberry waffles

a little history + strawberry waffles

Kendra sent us a sweet little email the other day, and said this: …I love your site. I love what …read more

refrigerator autographs

refrigerator autographs

It was a Friday afternoon, in the 4th grade. That dreaded Math test was over, along with those awful multiplication …read more

5 fave tips for working with color

5 fave tips for working with color

A sweet reader named Lucy wrote in and said: I am done with the neutrals in our home. I love …read more

life truths according to rigby & fitz

life truths according to rigby & fitz

Hello. And welcome to the fuwst edition of life truths according to Rigby & Fitz. We know that the humans like …read more

green beans

green beans

At the farmer’s market, we have our very favorite booths. There’s the sweet mom and daughter duo, who make the best …read more

pantry organization tips

pantry organization tips

A reader wrote in with a great question, why it pays to clean out the pantry since you never know what goodies you may find, and pantry organization tips!read more

a {realistic} guide for keeping your house clean on the market

a {realistic} guide for keeping your house clean on the market

Keeping your home clean while it’s on the market can feel next to impossible. We think it’s important to keep it real, but here’s a few of our favorite tips for that in-the-meantime phase.read more

keepin’ cool with an arctic cove giveaway

keepin’ cool with an arctic cove giveaway

A few of our own backyard beat-the-heat options in the tropics of south Alabama with Arctic cove. Realistic, fun ways to keep cool and avoid that dangerous heat exhaustion!read more

free

free

Our sensitive skin family + a great solution we’ve foundread more

lessons learned in making a house a home

lessons learned in making a house a home

And when we moved in, a few years later when we figured out what we really liked in a home, we realized it didn’t reflect us at all. Not a single thing. So then began our process.

And in retrospect this little house is probably the best thing that ever happened to us.

Lessons learned in making a house a home: looking back at each space and what it’s taught us.read more

holding pattern

holding pattern

Holding pattern: a few things we’re learning when we’ve been asked to wait.read more

how to seal & stain wooden countertops

how to seal & stain wooden countertops

How is your wooden countertop holding up? A sweet reader wrote in with a great question, and today we’re sharing how we’ve taken care of it, and how to keep it looking wonderful.read more

the importance of being intentional

the importance of being intentional

A sweet gal Rachel wrote in recently, and asked this question:

…I’m putting a room together, and I am just lost. I don’t really understand how it should go and where I should start. I’m struggling because we’ve got these pieces we’ve collected over the years, but I feel like they’re with good intentions and that’s where it stops. I’m paralyzed with fear and I have commitment issues. So I was wondering if I could ask you a question. How do you put a space together?  Where on earth do you start? I just need someone to simplify it for me, and I know you probably can’t answer this in one email or post. But what is the biggest piece of advice you could give me with putting our home together? read more

how to select accent colors

how to select accent colors

Breaking it down: A few of our favorite tips and tricks for selecting accent colors in the home.read more