This Is 37…

Hey hey it’s my birthday!  Yay!  But for real, I’M PUMPED!  So for those of you that don’t know, I take my birthday VERY SERIOUSLY!  I expect all the balloons, cakes, candles, singing, and presents and yes, I’m unapologetic about it.  If I want to celebrate my...

Help! I Wrecked My House Season 2 Episode 2

Project Overview The Homeowners Katrina & Sam Help I Wrecked My House Season 2 Episode 2 The Budget $95,000 The DL Let me preface this by telling you that never before in my entire career have I seen someone who's NOT in construction build their entire own...

Free Design Tips When You Pre-Order My Book!

I have a surprise for you!  And really, it's more of a huge "thank you!!!!" than anything.  What would you say if I told you you'll basically get free design tips when you pre-order my book?!  Okay it's not even that - it's me showing you EXACTLY how I'd design 3...

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Free Design Tips When You Pre-Order My Book!

Free Design Tips When You Pre-Order My Book!

I have a surprise for you!  And really, it's more of a huge "thank you!!!!" than anything.  What would you say if I told you you'll basically get free design tips when you pre-order my book?!  Okay it's not even that - it's me showing you EXACTLY how I'd design 3...

I’m Going on a Book Tour!

I’m Going on a Book Tour!

The cat's outta the bag!  I'm going on a book tour!  That's right, I'm taking my new book House Story: Insider Secrets to the Perfect Home Renovation and hitting the road!  For years and years I've dreamed of writing my very own book, and a big part of that dream was...

A Letter About Brett on Our Anniversary

A Letter About Brett on Our Anniversary

Okay, you guys, cue the sappy music and get out the tissues - today is Brett and my wedding anniversary!  I couldn’t help but take a minute to think about our wedding, how long we’ve been together, and also what it means to be married this long.  You guys know how...

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How to Watch My HGTV Show Tomorrow Night!

How to Watch My HGTV Show Tomorrow Night!

YOU GUYS, TOMORROW NIGHT'S THE NIGHT!!! Season 2 of HELP! I Wrecked My House premieres tomorrow, September 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV.  I had to come on here and tell you all how to watch my HGTV show tomorrow night because it's a big flippin' deal!  And technically...

QUIZ: Which Houseplant Should You Buy?

QUIZ: Which Houseplant Should You Buy?

House plants... I can't get enough of them!  If you've seen my shows (or read this blog a lot... or will soon see in my new book) you know that one of my biggest design rules is to always have at least ONE plant in a room.  Real or fake, they just perk up a home so...

Hazel’s First Trip to Disneyland!

Hazel’s First Trip to Disneyland!

You guys!  I took Hazel Bean to Disneyland last week and it was so much fun!  There’s so much to share, so I figured I’d write it all down while it’s fresh in my mind.  Let's talk about Hazel's first trip to Disneyland! So for those of you that don’t know, I grew up...

I Answered All of Your Questions!

I Answered All of Your Questions!

I had SO much fun on my talkshoplive.  If you don't know what that is, it's this cool, live social-shopping network, and I went on it to talk to people aka you guys!  You guys asked me a bunch of stuff, and I answered all of your questions.  I even sold signed copies...

My Rock the Block Kitchen: Steal the Look

My Rock the Block Kitchen: Steal the Look

After all this time, I still gotta say that the kitchen I did for HGTV's Season 1 of Rock the Block is still probably one of my favorite kitchens I've EVER done.  Ever!  That's really sayin' something, guys.  And you all seem to love my Rock the Block kitchen too -...

QUIZ: Which HGTV Designer Are You?

QUIZ: Which HGTV Designer Are You?

Don't act like you've never watched HGTV and wondered, if you were a designer, who you'd be!  I mean we all have our faves, right?  But even though we all have our faves, I do think it's super interesting to see who we like to watch as a host and whose design actually...