Tips for an Organized Schedule in 2017

Bridget & CaseyJanuary 2, 2017 Comments

[We are still enjoying the sun & sand in Mexico, but are just popping in today for this Michaels post! We’ll be back “for real” next Monday, January 9th!] If you guys know either one of us, then you know we’re a bit type-A and we cannot get through a day without our trusty to-do… Read More »

Out of the Office

Bridget & CaseyDecember 27, 2016 Comments

Thank you! Since we started the DIY Playbook almost 4 years ago, we have NEVER missed a post within our Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,  & Friday posting schedule. And most recently (with the addition of the DIY Playbook Style Series) we’re committed to a 5 day posting schedule that’s even more busy (in a great way!). We… Read More »

Happy Hour No. 5

Bridget & CaseyDecember 26, 2016 Comments

To us, Happy Hour is a time to sit back, relax, and catch up with friends… especially when it’s the day after Christmas!! It’s a time to chat about everything and anything, and that’s exactly what we want to bring to DIY Playbook’s monthly Happy Hour because we have A LOT to catch up on.… Read More »

Our Holiday Season 2016

Bridget & CaseyDecember 23, 2016 Comments

Can you even believe that Christmas Eve is tomorrow? We are so ready to finish work for the day and start our own joyous celebrations! Bridget gets out early for Finals (yay!) & Casey is finishing up a few things at work and then we are both officially on WINTER BREAK!! But before we take… Read More »

The DIY Playbook – 2016 Yearbook

Bridget & CaseyDecember 22, 2016 Comments

Staying with DIY Playbook’s end of the year tradition, here is our 2016 BLOG recap ….yearbook style. Think best dressed, most likely to get married, valedictorian … but for blog posts. For the second year in a row (you can check out last year’s right here), we just couldn’t help capturing some of our most… Read More »

The DIY Playbook Style Series – Holiday Sweaters & PJs

Bridget & CaseyDecember 21, 2016 Comments

During the month of December our wardrobe can usually be described 2 ways. Either FESTIVE or COMFORTABLE.  Today we’re showcasing some of our favorite purchases that fit one or both of those categories! We’ve got ugly sweaters for Christmas parties, slippers that you’ll wear all winter long, and even cute pjs for Christmas morning and… Read More »

2016 Instagram Snapshot

Bridget & CaseyDecember 20, 2016 Comments

Now that we’re in the final stretch of 2016, one of our favorite things to do is look back and review our year — the good, the bad, and the ugly. This past weekend we met with Finn and Matt for our annual “Q4” meeting. On this quarter’s agenda we reviewed the DIY Playbook’s 2016 accomplishments, the blog’s… Read More »

Video: The Story Behind our Lowe’s Fall Makeover

Bridget & CaseyDecember 19, 2016 Comments

We have a Monday treat for you guys! Remember this short trailer we shared last month showcasing our fall home makeover with Lowe’s Home Improvement? Well today, we’re back with the full video. We love that we were able to capture the amazing homeowners on camera to tell their powerful (& emotional!) backstory. We hope… Read More »

8 Ways to Add Holiday Cheer to your Home

Bridget & CaseyDecember 16, 2016 Comments

Can you even believe that Christmas is 9 days away?! Where did the month of December go?  We’ve both been spending most of the month Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts, watching Christmas movies, and drinking our fair share of hot chocolate. This truly is our favorite time of the year & we’re taking advantage of this… Read More »

Favorite Gift Ideas for Him from our Hubbies


If you’re anything like us, buying the perfect gift for those husbands of ours is never easy! It’s not that they’re picky (not at all actually), but we always want to make sure we choose something that they’ll get a lot of use out of over the entire year. Heck if we’ve learned anything about… Read More »