Category: Our First Home

  • Eyelet curtains??

    Eyelet curtains??

    For some reason I’ve always had an aversion for eyelet curtain rings.  You know, the curtains that have the wide curtain rod rings that are made in to the curtains? Some call them grommets?  Anyways,  I recently bought some curtains for Alex’s office that I hope to get put up this weekend and I LOVE […]

  • On the verge of a completed LEVEL

    First and foremost, did you see that Young House Love featured my kitchen on a Reader Redesign post?!  Uhhh…and John called my kitchen “killer”.  We can be friends now. Anyways, that was such a huge compliment and all of their readers have been super sweet with their comments.  I was slightly worried I’d get some […]

  • Office in Progress

    Office in Progress

    Okay, so I know I wrote this elaborate post about getting the guest bathroom renovated before Christmas so my mother-in-law would have a shiny new space to use when she visited us. Well, it didn’t happen.  Womp, womp. The estimate for the bathroom was about $1000 more than we want to spend so we held […]

  • 2012 In Review

    2012 In Review

    In January I came up with some goals for 2012. Let’s see how I met, or didn’t meet, the top 3 goals I had for our home in 2012: Have carpet installed upstairs.  So that clearly didn’t happen!  But thank God it didn’t…I love our laminate flooring!  Complete a Kitchen renovation Check!      Paint Cabinets […]

  • On to the next project: guest bathroom

    On to the next project: guest bathroom

    Now that the kitchen is complete, the next room on our list is the hallway bathroom upstairs.  I would love to tackle our master bath right now, but it will be a much larger project, a much higher budget, and my mother-in-law might be staying with us over Christmas and the guest bath is completely […]