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The Well-Oiled Machine: Part I

March 26, 2014

Until this year, this month, this week, I have been building and growing. An education. A career. A house. A blog. Another education. A title. An adult set of responsibilities. A new city. A new dwelling. A new business. A new house. Another blog. A baby HUMAN. While the above mentioned are always going to […]

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Things I’ve Learned About Decorating

January 23, 2014

I was soooooo excited to move into that 800 square foot one bedroom back in 2005! Since then, I have learned a lot about my own decorating style. The following are not golden rules for decorating – I am always changing what I like, and I am certainly no interior decorator. But as I have […]

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The Finishing Touches

December 30, 2013

Time for the final kitchen update! See part I and part II first! I left you all with a bunch of exciting before + afters The finished kitchen has been AMAZING and we couldn’t be happier!! There were just 3 finishing touches that needed to be made. Remember the yellow curtains that I sewed myself? […]

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December 17, 2013

Spring cleaning gets all the attention. But as soon as the temperatures dropped I get the urge to clean, declutter and organize my life. All the summer stuff becomes distracting, and I need to make room for my Christmas décor! The following are ways I winterized my life : ) This is an obvious one! […]

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Kitchen Update!

November 22, 2013

If you’ve seen the sneak peaks on Instagram, you probably know that our kitchen was finished this week! When I left off, the cabinets had been painted, new hardware was installed by me, and the counters and backsplash were just itching to come off… Come off they did! We hired Wainwright Tile here in town […]

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November 6, 2013

Here is part III of our kitchen face lift. Read the first two posts here and here. We are still waiting for our new counters and backsplash to be installed so today I’m going to show you how we rearranged the upstairs to make things much more practical for our family of three. Our living […]

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Kitchen Part I: The Paint

November 1, 2013

When we last talked houses, I was telling you about our plans for a kitchen face lift. Our kitchen functions well, and we like the space. We have upgraded the stove and fridge since we moved in two years ago, so they are wonderful. I love the pot rack. The cabinets are quite old (originals […]

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