Warm Lemon Pudding

It’s here! Happy Friday my friends!!! Despite yet another flu in the Mercer house and the fact that I don’t think my head stopped spinning with all things One Room Challenge for even a second, we somehow found a ton of time to enjoy all of this lovely Spring weather with our little man this week! What a wonderful week it was! Which is of course, making us look forward to our weekend even more!!! With Summer just around the… Read more »

Plank Wall Sneak Peek | making it in the mountains

Yes, you read that right … welcome to Week Three of our One Room Challenge! Can you believe we’re officially halfway through this crazy (seriously!) journey?! YIKES!   Let’s just recap what exactly I’ve gotten myself into, shall we? Three weeks ago, I committed to making a Rustic Big Boy Bedroom for our not-so-little guy in just six weeks?! Have I mentioned that every single surface from floors to ceiling and everything in between had to change? Yup. This gal… Read more »

Blog Hop

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings! Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I’m SO excited (and maybe a little… Read more »

Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

Welcome back to week two of the {One Room Challenge} my friends! You may remember our commitment to join this little thing called the One Room Challenge last week. I’ll tell you, I haven’t forgotten, not even for a second! We’ve been SO hard at work painting, staining, painting some more, nailing together zillions of boards and of course, you guessed it … painting. The room is has become a floating bed in a sea of unfinished projects. Buuuuut, we… Read more »

Frosted Dollar Store Vases | making it in the mountains

Been a while, right?! In fact, it’s been SOOOOOO long since I’ve taken part, you may have forgotten all about our #MonthlyDIYChallenge!         In the past we’ve transformed a simple wood crate, crafted with wood slices and of course, had a little Christmasy fun with some plain glass ornaments. Though the challenge has continued without me on the second Wednesday of each month, I’ve come up with plenty of excuses not to participate. Honestly, between our three-month-long… Read more »

Blog Hop

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings! Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I have so much fun updating y’all… Read more »

10 Design Plans Sure to Inspire | making it in the mountains

Happy Friday friends!!! After waiting weeks to spill the beans, it was SO much fun to share our plans to makeover Carson’s bedroom yesterday! I’m thrilled to finally be getting to work on this Big Boy Bedroom that has actually been a year in the making!!! Taking part in the One Room Challenge was just the kick in the butt we needed to get organized! Feeling inspired by the talent surrounding me in the challenge, I thought it would be… Read more »

Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

Otherwise known as: How I’m squeezing a year’s worth of planning into just six weeks!   Oh my goodness!!! I’ve been dying to share this with y’all for weeks now! You may have heard mention of it on Tuesday with my {Currently} post, but today I’m finally revealing what I’ve had up my sleeve …   I am CRAZY excited to be taking part in the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home! If you haven’t come across the… Read more »

Currently {March}

Hello my friends! Anyone else struggling to believe that March is on it’s way out and we are heading into April already!!! How is it that it can feel like Christmas was just yesterday, yet it seems like our Winter has lasted an eternity?! Boy am I happy to FINALLY see more grass than snow when I look out our windows!!! Having been out of town for three of the past four weekends this month, we haven’t had a ton… Read more »

Blog Hop

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings! AND… Just in case you missed it – the Frugal Crafty gals are thrilled to be giving y’all… Read more »

Spring green giveaway 300sq

Happy weekend my friends!!! I am beyond excited to announce this {Spring} Giveaway today! Bloggy gal pal Emily from Table + Hearth is celebrating her first blogiversary and I am absolutely thrilled to be teaming up with some of my very fave bloggy friends to share the celebration with you all!!!       Brought to you by these {fabulous} ladies! Dwelling in Happiness / Avery Street Design / Kenarry: Ideas for the Home / Average But Inspired / DIY… Read more »

Favorite Things Friday | making it in the mountains

Happy Friday friends!!! With yet another busy week behind us, I’ve gotta say, I’m very much looking forward to some rest, relaxation and maybe a even a bit of DIY’ing this weekend! I know I’ve been teasing you with all sorts of sneak peeks on Instagram and Facebook as we chip away at our first room makeover. I’m dying to share all the deets, but I’m not spilling the beans just yet! With Spring on the brain this week, I… Read more »

Our New Home: A House Tour | making it in the mountains

Alright my friends, this one has been a looooooong time coming … I’m absolutely thrilled to FINALLY be sharing a house tour of our new (to us) home!       I have to say, this isn’t exactly the house I thought we’d end up with when we started looking for a new home in our hometown in northern Alberta. You see, hubs and I have spent our whole lives living in nothing but new houses and I hadn’t really… Read more »

Blog Hop

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings! AND… Just in case you missed it – the Frugal Crafty gals are thrilled to be giving y’all… Read more »

Macaroni Salad | making it in the mountains

Happy Sunday my friends! We’ve been enjoying lovely Spring weather for weeks now and with the snow melting away, I’ve been dreaming of long Summer days and all of the wonderful things that come with them! I’ve gotta say that after 5 whole years without any yard space at all really, I’m very much looking forward to spending our days in our new backyard and you can bet there will be a ton of barbequing and picnicing happening there! What… Read more »

Favorite Things Friday | making it in the mountains

Happy Friday!!! Another busy week behind us and a gloriously wide open weekend ahead … what more could a gal ask for?! Having been away for the last few weekends, I’m really looking forward just hanging out around the house with my favorite guys. Here’s hoping this warm & sunny weather continues all through the weekend so that we can enjoy plenty of playtime outside! And who knows, we might just tackle another project or two around the house to… Read more »

giveaway

  What would you do with an extra $100?   My friends and I would like to give you the chance to find out! It’s been so incredibly fun joining up with the talented gals of the Frugal Crafty Blog Hop that we couldn’t help but celebrate with a fab giveaway! Exciting, right?! So, here’s what’s up for grabs: Prize: $100 Pay Pal Cash or $100 Amazon Gift Card!   a Rafflecopter giveaway   The Spring Giveaway brought to you by:… Read more »

Blog Hop

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings!   Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: It’s been a s-l-o-w week on… Read more »