If you're just catching up, our house was built in the early 1980's. This means smaller rooms, some with no lighting, and some with awkward shapes. I'm exercising my interior design muscles big time with this one to make everything flow! For example, our dining room used to be a formal living room... with no … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall.
Silly Truth: I've been waiting to blog this post because it's been cloudy outside, and I wanted good, sunny pictures of what we've done. Second Truth: You guys don't care about sunshine and just want to see the progress. So let's get to it! As of last week, we basically had a piano, one couch, … Continue reading Décor Extravaganza 2018
Well, we finally did it. We finished the floors. (And all God's people said AMEN!!!!) From the day we first viewed the house, we knew that new floors would make the biggest difference of all the aesthetic plans we had. Remember the floating laminate and floral lineoleum? Yeah, me neither. (Probably because I have definitively … Continue reading The Hardwoods are Done!
The floors are installed, and they look better than I could have imagined! More pictures of the finished product to come on that later (we are still getting the baseboards installed/caulked), but I wanted to show you how I restyled our "mud room"! You may remember how I solved our "No Mudroom Lots of Stuff" … Continue reading Repurposed Hutch, Round Two!
I've been asked by several people to give a more detailed look at how I go about clean eating. Short backstory: In February I decided I really needed to get my consumption of sugar under control because it was controlling me. I have always been a yo-yo dieter, and I wanted to nip that in … Continue reading Clean Eating: Part One
The hardwood installer comes next Monday, so we are movin' and shakin' to get the old floor demo'ed! My Hulk of a Husband ripped up the old floating floor in the dining room and office first. Then came the hard part: the foyer. We had that brick-like tile on top of a three inch mortar … Continue reading Demolition Derby
Quick and dirty and random... Things I am loving on this Thursday! Number one on my list is taking up a lot of space in my life right now, but I could not be more excited to not care. Our hardwoods are stacked up in about 9 huge piles acclimating so that they can be … Continue reading A Few Favorites…