• Our Home
  • Entry Way: The Reveal

    black door kwikset entry way

    Kwikset sent me some products to make this makeover possible. This is a sponsored post but all of these opinions are 100% my own. Our little entry way has been a work in progress since January and I’m happy to be able to call it complete. Here’s where it all started, back in October. Then […]

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  • Dennis’s Birth Story

    I’m a big fan of birth stories, so today I’m sharing the story of Dennis’s birth. If it’s not your thing, no worries, I’ll be back next week with the entryway reveal. I woke up one morning in June, one week after we started building our backyard shed, feeling unusually nauseous and took a pregnancy […]

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  • Terrazzo Refinishing: Before and After

    Terrazzo Refinishing

    Word on the street is that terrazzo is making a come back and is being uncovered from years of hiding under berber carpeting. When we decided to purchase our home, I was excited to move on from our laminate floors to solid flooring but to be honest, I wasn’t super excited about the off-white, nearly […]

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  • A Few Things for Friday

    After three long weeks, I am officially ready to declare our cat free of fleas. I do not like the idea of hopping biting bugs in my home, and gladly went a little overboard by cleaning ALL of our bedding, storing away our duvet covers and throw blankets, and spraying down every last surface (I […]

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  • Spring Fever

    Over the weekend we went to our town’s annual Green Thumb Festival. We look forward to it every year and love to be inspired by all of the beautiful greenery. Each year we come home with something new to grow and like to reflect on what we’ve grown in the years past. Last year we […]

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  • Dennis Conrad

    Our sweet baby is here! Little Dennis made his speedy arrival on March 14th and we’ve been spending every possible moment since then cuddling and resting. During my entire pregnancy the fact that we were about to have a baby felt like an abstract thought so when the moment finally came and I was holding […]

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  • Kitchen: Current State

    We’ve made a lot of progress in our kitchen in the past several weeks. (As a reminder, here’s where we were when we started.)┬áThe last time I updated you, we were in the demolition phase and were refinishing the terrazzo floors. Once the floors were finished, we began the long process of building and installing […]

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  • All Set – Well, Kind Of

    cradle, mid century changing table, nursery, bedroom

    Last week I woke up with an itch to paint our bedroom and managed to finish in one day – which is a huge feat for me. The next day I trimmed out a door in our bedroom and spent the next couple of nights painting the new trim and old, yellowing door. Although our […]