House & Home, The Midwestern Mrs.

A Floral Family Keepsake

I’m back! I took a few days off while vacationing over the fourth, and I’ve been super busy even since coming back. Hopefully this week I’ll get back in the swing of things!


A few years ago my mom gave me a plant. As a plant mom, I’m okay. For the most part I have plants that are alive, but most aren’t thriving. Normally when I get a new plant, I know not to get attached, but this one was different. My mom gifted me with a beautiful amaryllis in a pot, and said I had to take good care of it, because this particular plant stems back multiple generations in my family.

Continue reading

Lifestyle, The Midwestern Mrs.

What I Loved in June

IMG_1867Another month has come and gone, but honestly I am so excited for July. We’ll be spending an entire week at my family’s lake house to celebrate the fourth and I can’t wait to sleep in, relax and read. But enough about July, let’s get back to June. Hubby and I had a really busy month of travel. Honestly we feel like we don’t know any of our neighbors and are never around to work on the house. I’m looking at you, unpacked boxes in the basement. But here are some of the things that I loved this past month.

Continue reading

The Midwestern Mrs.

Chloe Finally Has a Yard!


For those of you who have been following along (or listening to me complain on Instagram) know that we have been waiting for a really long time to get our backyard finished in our new house. But no one was looking forward to this backyard more than our chocolate lab, Chloe. She had a fenced yard in our old house in Nebraska, and she was able to run around as much as she wanted. With our move to KC, we’ve been in temporary housing and then this house didn’t have a fence for two months, so she’s been without a yard for quite a few months.

Continue reading