One thing about living in the blog world is that it’s very easy to get caught up in the perfection that photos and social media can portray. Day in and day out, I look at photos of seemingly perfect homes wishing I could change mine. It’s a real struggle learning how to be happier in your home.
The truth of the matter is that we purchased our home for a great price, but we knew from the start there would be work to do. Although we’ve been making changes since we moved in 2014, our home is nowhere near where I would like it to be. Regardless of the fact that we have a good sized functional home, I find myself stressing over the fact that our kitchen has yet to be redone, our upstairs is still covered in the home’s original carpet, and our front yard has no landscaping. I’m slowly learning to be happy in the home we have, but it’s difficult.
Here are some things I’ve learned to be happier in our home: