It’s Christmas time again! Of course, the kids and I had our big day of decorating the tree complete with Christmas music, burning candles, and a few broken ornaments (hey, the 3 year old is learning). My Christmas tree decor
This past weekend, we traveled to Rochester for Thanksgiving to stay with my husband’s family. It reminded me that we were actually just down there in September celebrating a really special wedding. Stephen’s dad got remarried to a beautiful woman
For your convenience, affiliate links are included in this post. Our Outdated Oak Baluster You might remember from my house tour that we live in a bi-level and guests enter our home and come up five stairs into the living
I’ve always considered myself more nostalgic than sentimental. What I mean is that I like to reminisce about the past, but I don’t like to hold onto objects for sentimental value. If my kid makes me something in art class
Remember in the spring when I shared my living room makeover? Well, it’s time for another living room update, because I changed things…again. If you don’t remember, this is what my living room looked like when I shared it with
This Halloween, in honor of Gene Wilder, my husband went dressed as Willy Wonka. I thought his costume would be difficult to buy for cheap and I was right! The least expensive Willy Wonka costume online was still $90! So I
When I first walked through our 1987 bi-level home, I remember looking at the trim stain color and thinking, “Well, I can always paint it.” Nothing dates your house more than its trim color. Each period has its own trends,
As you know if you’re a frequent reader, this summer I spent a TON of time painting my wood trim in the upstairs of my house white. Today I’m going to share the hallway makeover that made a huge impact!
Hi! I’m back (finally) from my three month sabbatical and so excited to share with you all what I’ve been up to. Over the next weeks, you will get a glimpse at some things I worked on over the summer.
This article is hard to write. If one could describe the word bittersweet in terms I could understand, it would be what is about to be shared in this post. I have some big news for you, all my faithful readers,