Oh-my-lanta… It has been a busy two weeks. Andrew has been busy on call with a bunch of screaming, laboring women. I bit off a big chunk of writing work and literally have been burning the sunrise and midnight oil trying to get caught up. My mom’s 60th birthday is on Labor Day this year, and my parents are flying… Continue reading Painting Hallways & Reaping Contentment.
Mother’s Day Out started Monday. I was so happy I could have done a naked interpretive dance to the Hallelujah Chorus through the dewy forest while popping a bubbly bottle of Gruet sparkling cider. Yes… that happy. At the prodding of my husband to “do something for me”, I grabbed my Starbucks and headed out for a solo thrift trip. As a last minute… Continue reading A New Thrifting Spot and Pregnancy Induced Recipe + Music Recs.
We have rooms done. Like, I can walk in and not immediately think “I need to do X, Y, and Z”. The best (unexpected) part about this is that our house is starting to feel like home. Up until now, I have felt like we were working on someone else’s building. Now, when I walk in and… Continue reading Before & After: THREE Room Reveals!
We took a break. And all God’s people said “Amen.” (Fair warning: This post is probably more about my sanity and family time than thrifting or DIY home renovation, so feel free to skip if this isn’t your jam.) Andrew’s parents were so kind to keep Mac on Saturday night so we could have some time together. We… Continue reading Summer Weekend Perfection.
It’s been awhile since I took the time look through things other than housewares at a thrift store. Partly because we need “house things”, but also because normal clothes won’t fit/aren’t fitting this bump for much longer. However, Mac and I had some time to kill before lunch Friday so we poked around most of Goodwill. Take a… Continue reading Thrift Haul!
I headed out to the Gas Lamp Antique Mall yesterday to kick off the week! I keep a running list of “always looking for” and antique markets are a great place to find unique pieces. Several of the things I am always keeping my eyes peeled for: Trays: Big, small, wicker, glass, wood, you name it… I love… Continue reading Mondays are for Antiquing!