In her shoes


  1. Ashley @ A {Blonde's} DIY LIfe

    August 5th, 2011 at 8:34 am

    Love it!! I think days like that are more real life than “perfectly planned” ones!

  2. Southern Gal

    August 5th, 2011 at 8:51 am

    Wow. You accomplish much in your day. And I have to say I absolutely love that nail polish!

  3. jeannett

    August 5th, 2011 at 8:59 am

    my blood pressure went up a few notches just reading this.
    but i giggled too.
    because that nester…she’s a funny girl.

  4. Carol-Anne (Use The Good Dishes!)

    August 5th, 2011 at 9:04 am

    This is my favourite ‘In Her Shoes’ that you’ve ever shown! Love it and love her!

  5. Amanda Eck

    August 5th, 2011 at 9:10 am

    Love this! and love her!!! She is a hoot!!

  6. Stacey

    August 5th, 2011 at 9:41 am

    Blogger kids and poker…that is for real life.

  7. Crystal

    August 5th, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Great post! What color polish is that? Love!

  8. Noelle

    August 5th, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Awesome! Women really do rule the world!! πŸ™‚

  9. Laryssa @Heaven In The Home

    August 5th, 2011 at 10:15 am

    Nester, so glad to know you have these kind of days too! πŸ˜‰

  10. Morgan Myers

    August 5th, 2011 at 10:19 am

    I loved this post! And found a few more blogs to read as I read it!
    I plan on getting the book by her sister. Sounds like a fun filled life. And I love poker! I hope my boys grow up playing it. πŸ™‚

  11. Laura@JourneyChic

    August 5th, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Too funny – Nester is fabulous! She’s such an engaging writer and I love her tips. Great to see her featured in this series! And I think the blue nail polish beats cute shoes. πŸ™‚

  12. christy

    August 5th, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    love it! I’m much more inspired by these types of days than the perfectly styled and edited photos of so many big wig designers. Nester just seems so real and doesn’t take herself too seriously which I love. love the blue toes too!

  13. melissa stover

    August 5th, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    except for getting up at 7 ish and eating a salad this could be one of my days. well, and also i don’t work on conference stuff. and i always wear some kind of shoe because my floor is usually sticky. i guess our days aren’t that similar after all.

    loved this.

  14. Jill Browning

    August 5th, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    I very much appreciate her real day as opposed to ones that seem a bit too camera-ready. Loved it!!

  15. Michelle

    August 5th, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    Way to “keep it real.” No one wants to read about a perfectly planned day anyway =)

  16. judith hall

    August 5th, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Love the Nester! Any woman who sports her gorgeous shade of blue toenail polish can have a perfect day if she remembers to look down at those fabulous toes!

  17. Jen (Balancing Beauty and Bedlam)

    August 5th, 2011 at 10:56 pm

    I my gosh, I have been laughing so hard at your pesky little conference tale, woven in with your very fun full life day. And I almost spit my coffee out because I thought you wrote, I hate whoever invited (not invented) me to this conference. You will be amazing, and I hope you love me anyhow, never hate me. πŸ˜‰

  18. Christa @ BrownSugarToast

    August 5th, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    bahahahaha…thanks, Nester. You are real and we love you for it. πŸ™‚

  19. barbara@hodge:podge

    August 7th, 2011 at 1:17 am

    Life at the Nesting Place is never dull. I love her and her writing. Hearing her speak at a conference would be such a treat! She is inspiring πŸ™‚ thanks for this series, fun to read about how other women roll.

  20. Samantha

    August 7th, 2011 at 11:11 am

    You make me feel super normal. πŸ™‚ I love how you said, getting it done is it’s own sort of beautiful. I needed to hear that.

  21. Tracey

    August 7th, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    I think all boys should know how to play Poker. It’s like a man right or something.


    August 7th, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    LOVE Nester! What an absolutely fantastic and hilarious post! πŸ™‚

  23. sahra

    August 8th, 2011 at 10:33 am

    wow, so inspirational! you do SO much! and your home is gorgeous πŸ™‚

    XO Sahra

  24. Jen Vanderground

    August 9th, 2011 at 10:56 pm

    Love this post! I love seeing the boys “living” in the house. I do have a question. I love how the dresser looks as a console for the tv and would love to recreate this look. However, I haven’t yet because I don’t know what to do with the cable box. It can’t go in a drawer and still receive reception from the remote. How did you do this? Thanks!

  25. the nester

    August 19th, 2011 at 7:56 am

    easy~we don’t have cable πŸ™ {insert tears of me missing American Pickers}

  26. Alysse Beavis

    August 21st, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    Just want to say I LOVE you curtains! Where are they from? Or, did you make them yourself?

  27. Melissa Jaquez

    October 12th, 2011 at 9:47 am

    I was just wondering where did you get the teal and grey art work piece from? It is awesome! Love your home by the way!! πŸ™‚

  28. Kathy

    December 15th, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Who is the manufacturer of the sofa, love it?

  29. Lori

    March 2nd, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    I love the curtains in your living room! Where did you get them (or the fabric to make them)?

  30. effortless

    March 5th, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    I believe if you go on the nesters site she has that information. From what I recall the fabric has been sold out for quite some time.

  31. LaToya

    May 28th, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    I’d love to know the paint color used in your living room. Beautiful!!


    June 28th, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    Table -just love it!
    PLEASE share where you got it.

  33. veronica b

    November 10th, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    what color is your living room and the kitchen. I love it. I have a white sofa so this would look good in my home too.

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