You may recall that we’ve been working on our bathroom renovations for, oh, the past 100 years or so. But with Baby’s arrival in April, we were very motivated to wrap up the lingering master bath remodel. We still have a few odds and ends (caulking and painting the trim, for example), but thanks to… Continue reading Master Bathroom Reveal
Back in February and March, we turned the smallest bedroom into the sweetest nursery. We may have been cutting it a bit close since our wee one arrived in mid-April (and a week late at that!). Before she arrived, though, I managed to find time to snap a few photos – good thing, since we’ve… Continue reading Nursery Reveal
Michael Buble is playing Christmas tunes softly in the background, the windows are open, and the tree is all lit up. Yes, it’s the weekend after Thanksgiving, and there’s a certain buzz in the house… and on the streets as the traffic piles up around the malls and every shopping center in town. We’ve been… Continue reading The Christmas Tree & the Dolly Tub
I had a hankering for some tasty baked goods this past weekend, but as usual when I have a hankering, it was 9 at night on a Saturday with no bakeries open. So I rummaged through the fridge, found an unexpired Pillsbury pie crust and a cup of blueberries and got to work coming up… Continue reading easy blueberry hand pies recipe
The hardest part of any reno job is starting it. It’s intimidating, and you know you’re going to be plunging yourself into some level of inconvenience for at least the next several weeks, and possibly the next several months. But four months ago this week, that’s exactly what we did with our bathrooms: start them.… Continue reading Bathroom Remodel
It’s been five months since my last blog post, and we are rocking and rolling on the Project House, though mostly with small projects these days. But, I’ve come to find that little projects (like painting trim, or patching nail holes) can make a big difference in the look and feel of a place. It… Continue reading Ikea Kallax/Expedit Hack
A year later, and we finally have our first real before and after during. It may be only an area of 12′ by 3′, but it’s very nearly, so close, almost done. And it makes us feel as if we’ve actually accomplished something in the way of home reno over the course of a year.