• DIY
  • Kitchen Remodel: Before

    Kitchen soffit and wall removal

    We’ve been making headway with our kitchen remodel and are quickly approaching the chaos that is sure to come with a large remodel project. Our cabinets have been delivered, the sink and faucet are on the way, and I’m losing plenty of sleep while contemplating all of the lighting options. While I am attempting to […]

  • Inspiration
  • Kitchen Lighting

    We have officially begun our kitchen remodel by removing a useless wall last weekend. I can’t wait to share the big change with you but first I wanted to talk about lighting, which has proven to be a difficult design decision to settle on. source To get an idea of the space we’re lighting up, […]

  • DIY
  • The Backyard Shed: Update

    Rehanging Vintage Windows

    We are this close to calling the shed complete. A week after we first started framing the shed, I found out I was pregnant. Having already been 6 week pregnant, symptoms starting cropping up quickly, specifically morning sickness, which prevented me from being any help whatsoever. After the framing was completed, my husband tackled the […]

  • Our Home
  • Hopes for the Living Room

    Let me preface this post by stating that I’ve never actually participated in a full blown remodel project, at least not to this extent. We added on to our living room by enclosing a screened porch in our last home, but I was pregnant with Philip and my father-in-law was our general contractor. My role […]

  • Our Home
  • The Living Room

    This home has been owned by three people prior to us, my mother being the third owner. The second owner completed an addition in the back of the house off of the kitchen, remodeled the kitchen, and ran air conditioning to the garage for his dogs. The back addition beyond the kitchen is our living […]

  • Life
  • Fixing a Slab Leak

    copper fitting for shower + termite damage slab leak repipe

    Let’s talking about plumbing. More specifically, let’s talk about repiping a house. After we confirmed that the┬ámysteriously leak we discovered on Thanksgiving was under our home’s foundation, we knew the only option would be to reroute all of the plumbing to run through the attic and walls. In some cases, it is possible and feasible […]