Finally – the floors are getting replaced. Woo hoo! We picked out a lovely birch espresso wood to replace the vinyl and carpet that runs the back of our house. All the major walkways of our house will be wood, and thirty years worth of dirt will be gone from the house. There are other […]
Okay ya’ll. Here’s an update on our staircase remodel. I convinced Johnny we could have this project done last summer before the baby came – and here we are with an 8 month old and we finally got some major progress made on the staircase! Woo hoo! Johnny built new handrails last July, so Simon […]
As I’ve mentioned before, we are remodeling our home’s kitchen and back family room. What a learning process! The goal for the remodel is to remove all the 1980s memorabilia and update our home into a clean, white, traditional look. This includes lots of painting, wood trim changes, cabinet upgrades, and flooring changes. The family […]
Johnny is building me a bookcase. Not just any bookcase, but an entire wall length floor to ceiling bookcase. He’s pretty incredible. Below are just some pictures to update everyone about this project. Enjoy! marking lines for the peg holes allowing for movement on the adjustable shelves My handsome builder! Years […]
I love my handy hubby! I love that he can make things work. He always figures out a way! I had wanted a decorative shelf with hooks in our entry way for a long time. Mostly because Pinterest pictures make them seem like a blast to decorate each holiday, and partially to keep my purse […]
When we found out we were expecting baby #3, we knew that we’d have to make some bedroom adjustments. Our house has three bedrooms, so we decided to double up our other two children in order to leave the “baby’s room” the same. The nursery is in the back bedroom, furthest away from the TV […]
I think these are a fantastic invention!Side Lites are nightlights that are built into the outlet cover. Totally safe for curious kids because they can’t unplug anything! Last weekend my husband installed three Side Lites in our hallway, and we love them. They are also super efficient and costs pennies to run. Only 3 cents […]
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