Sweet Maple Lane

Farmhouse Enamelware Roundup

Hi friends!  We’re officially back to school here at Sweet Maple Lane, and are starting to settle into a new routine.  I’m missing those lazy days of summer for sure!  I’m excited to share a farmhouse enamelware roundup with you today! If you saw my recent hutch reveal, you know that I now have a […] Read more…

How I Organize Mail

Hi friends!  Sweet Maple Lane is officially back to school, which means our schedules are busy, busy, busy!  Open house, practice, daycare, cross-country meets, you name it.  I’m always looking for any way to streamline things and make life run a little more smoothly.  One thing I always struggle to organize is the mail and […] Read more…

Hutch Reveal

I’ve been wanting a hutch for this spot since we bought this house 5 years ago, and I finally found one! I recently scored this solid wood hutch on a local Facebook yard sale group (do you have these in your town too?) and have been eager to show you how I transformed it! Here […] Read more…

10 Classics to Read as an Adult

As summer winds to a close, Sweet Maple Lane is getting ready to go back to school.  My husband and I both teach high school English and are super lucky and grateful to spend the summer home with our kids.  With two English teachers in the house, we do a lot of reading, both at […] Read more…

My Top 5: London

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” -Susan Sontag   If you know me, you know I love to travel.  I love to explore new cities, eat new food, and immerse myself in a new culture.  I only recently caught the travel bug, so I’ve only traveled internationally a few times.  I’m definitely […] Read more…

Fall Pillow Cover Roundup

Hi friends!  I hope you’re all enjoying your summer!  My husband jokes that for teachers, August is the Sunday of months.  HA!  It’s sort of true though.  As soon as August hits, I start thinking about going back to school and feel the pressure to finish my summer projects.  As much as I hate to […] Read more…

The Secret to Hanging Picture Frames

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen a pic of the new prints I got for the entryway.  Today I’m going to share my trick for hanging picture frames so they come out perfect every time! Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Read my full disclosure here. Oh these prints.  I heart […] Read more…

Spray Painting a Patio Table

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing an easy makeover I did by spray painting our patio table. One of the things I love most about summer is relaxing outside.  We have a big deck that needs to be redone soon, and a big, private yard that needs a little TLC, but I wanted to tackle something I […] Read more…

The Perfect Purse for Moms

If you’re anything like me, you change purses a lot. I’m always looking for the perfect blend of style, organization, and comfort.  With two toddlers, a full time job, and a busy life, my purse has to work for me. After using a bazillion different purses in my life, I think I’ve found it.  The perfect […] Read more…

Why I Love My Kindle and What I Use it For

I bought a Kindle a few months ago, and I use it almost every day.  If you don’t have a Kindle, you should really think about buying one!  Here is why I love my Kindle and what I use it for most. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links.  This means that I […] Read more…