Hey there! I’m Sarah and I’m tickled pink to have you here visiting my blog. I’m a wife and mama, living in a 1980’s fixer upper with my husband and three sweet chickadees. I started this blog in December 2015 to share my budget-friendly DIY projects and the journey of renovating our home. When I first stared out I named the blog Little Vintage Nest. And while I loved the name, after a few years it started to feel impersonal and too narrow. So in late October 2018, I started the daunting process to rebrand the blog from Little Vintage Nest to simply my name, Sarah Joy Blog which is what you see today. You can read more about that transition here.

I love sarcasm, copious amounts of coffee, and Target runs. But family is everything to me. And there’s truly no place I’d rather be than at home and cozy with my people. Everyday I’m so grateful to God for giving me these blessings and lots of undeserved grace on an hourly basis.

Thank you so much for being here! I truly appreciate each and every one of you that drops by to read my blog and follow my shenanigans. You. Are. Awesome.

 

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  • Home from my hair appointment & I practically begged my husband to stand outside in a freezing (and windy) snow storm to snap a few photos of me. We somehow managed to get one decent shot, but you have to swipe right to see the outtakes #weareprofessionals 🤣🤣 PS: My coat is on major sale right now!! 🙌🏻http://liketk.it/2zpyb #liketkit @liketoknow.it
  • This afternoon I planned to work during nap time, but instead I spent an hour laying in bed with this girl chatting about how she’s going to have a house right next door to me when she grows up. We talked about how we’re going to be best friends forever & about how she loves the color pink. I snapped this photo to send to my husband & I had no plans of posting it here, but this is a moment I wish I could stay in forever. This is what I live for & it’s these simple moments that fill my soul & put everything into perspective for me. Motherhood is such a gift—the good days, the hard days & everything in between. I’m so grateful for it all. ❤️
  • It was nice enough to have the windows open this afternoon, so I happily soaked in all that sunshine & fresh air. Is it too soon to get excited about spring?!☀️🙌🏻 In other news I’ve been organizing & cleaning like a mad woman today. I just finished our cabinets/pantry & they look SO much better. Next up is the fridge, I’m just working up the courage to go in there. Maybe I’ll leave that job to my husband 🤣🤣 Who else is organizing all the things right now? 🙋‍♀️ http://liketk.it/2znnE #liketkit @liketoknow.it #LTKhome
  • Someone wasn’t a fan of napping today, so we’re currently listening to Daddy Shark for the 324th time & counting down the minutes til bedtime. But dang that little smile sure is cuuuuuute 😍🙌🏻 http://liketk.it/2zlUc #liketkit @liketoknow.it
  • I spent the day working away in my happy little office & I couldn’t help but think about how lucky I am to do what I love every single day. If you had told me when I first started blogging that I would quit my job & still be doing this three years later I would have laughed. I never thought this would be possible for me, but here I am & it’s happening. God is good 🙌🏻🙌🏻 I can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store! http://liketk.it/2zkXX @liketoknow.it #liketkit
  • What. A. Day. 🙌🏻🙌🏻 I just got home from the @oldhousevintagemarket, where I got to spend the whole day browsing antiques & hanging out with one of my favorite humans @lizmariegalvan. We did a fun Q&A session this afternoon with @whitecottagefarm & it was such an honor to sit next to this woman that I’ve admired & respected for so long. ✨
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to see us! The whole day was amazing & I’m going to bed tonight with a grateful heart. ❤️🙏

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