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  • Goodbye 2019 + A Reader Survey

    Goodbye 2019 + A Reader Survey

    I’m officially signing off for 2019. But before I go, I would love your help…

  • A Look Back at 2019

    A Look Back at 2019

    2019 was a year of change for me. A new business model, a new house, a new car, and finally..a new baby! Let’s recap this big year…

  • Blogging Updates to The DIY Playbook

    Blogging Updates to The DIY Playbook

    I wanted to touch base with updates on how it’s been now as a solo blogger. Here’s what’s been going on behind-the-scenes…

  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    Where Do We Go From Here?

    This week has been a big one, announcing Bridget’s departure from the blog. Here’s my side of the story, along with my plans for the future of The DIY Playbook…

  • My Year Working as a Full-Time Blogger

    My Year Working as a Full-Time Blogger

    I’ve now officially been blogging full-time for a year now. Here’s how things are going…

  • Best of the Blog, Our 2018 Yearbook

    Best of the Blog, Our 2018 Yearbook

    Staying with DIY Playbook’s end of the year tradition, here is our 2018 BLOG recap, yearbook style…

  • A Day in the Life of Casey in 2018

    A Day in the Life of Casey in 2018

    Now that my career has changed, an updated Day in the Life post seems like a good idea. Here’s how a normal day looks for me…

  • How I Plan My Work Week As a Full-Time Blogger

    How I Plan My Work Week As a Full-Time Blogger

    I’ve been blogging full-time for about 9 months now. Here’s how I plan out my work weeks to be as efficient as possible…

  • How To Edit Photos in Lightroom

    How To Edit Photos in Lightroom

    Welcome to the final day of our Birthday Week! It has been such an awesome week and we’ve loved taking a little break from home & DIY to chat all about the blog. Today’s post topic was a reader request and we can hardly believe we haven’t blogged about this topic before…editing photos! We’ve chatted

  • Casey’s Tips for Working from Home

    Casey’s Tips for Working from Home

    Working from home may sound luxurious and easy. But if you don’t have a plan for productivity, it may not be the ideal situation for you…

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a Blog

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a Blog

    We’ve gotten tons of emails over the past 5 years from others who are looking to start their own blogs, and we often email them back with paragraphs of information and advice. Today we are finally sharing a full blog post with ALL of the information we recommend knowing in order to start your own blog…

  • Ask Us Anything: Blogging Edition

    Ask Us Anything: Blogging Edition

    Last month, we told you guys about a new series we’re starting here on The DIY Playbook called, “Ask Us Anything!” We certainly get lots of design-related questions, but we still get tons of questions about things outside of the DIY/design field. That’s when the idea for our “Ask Us Anything!” series began…