Let’s get really, real for a minute, okay? I just spent way too much time googling and searching for “How to paint your kitchen cabinets”. I was bombarded with a slew of step-by-steps & how-to’s. List upon list of the proper prep work & then the process. Very few of the ‘company’ posts featured the… Continue reading Kitchen Cabinets pt. 1
Am I the only one who misses that TV show? Oh, Jim Halpert. Anyway. As much as my husband complains when my cookie decorating schedule is chaotic, I’m sure he sometimes wishes I always stayed busy with cookie orders. When I have down time, I tend to get crazy ideas in my head. Like room… Continue reading The Office
With the cooler temps fast approaching and baseball AND football always on my TV, I feel like I can officially say goodbye to this summer. It was most definitely one of the more difficult summers of our married life, but where there are great trials and tribulations, there are often great rewards (if you have patience to… Continue reading Summer wrap-up
Ever since we found out we’d be moving, I’ve had a summer Ikea trip on my to do list. It needed to involve a day off of work (no way was I going on a weekend) and another person (no way was I tackling that store alone). A few weeks ago I decided to take… Continue reading Two sisters + 1 Ikea
Let me preface this post by saying I am completely aware that these thoughts are so ‘first world problems’ that it makes them almost ridiculous. However, when thinking about the purpose of each space and decorating each room in the new house, they were conversations which needed to happen. Also, with all the recent heaviness in… Continue reading Family Room
Things are slowly getting settled around here. It’s been fun to begin transforming this house into our home. When we bought this place, the living room was the most daunting space to design. And I use the term design lightly. If I like it, I go with it. If I’m lucky enough (after a million picture messages… Continue reading Room by Room
Yeah, Yeah…I know, you’re probably thinking another blog post about moving, when will it end?! , but since this is currently what I’m engrossed in, this is what you’re getting. Don’t worry…the juicy before and after house pictures will come soon enough (see…I’m building suspense!); though, this ain’t no Young House Love site. I’m definitely… Continue reading Being a buyer.