What did YOU do this summer?

Oh, you went to Italy? How fun!! We tore our house apart..👍🙄 I took a tourist style, leisurely walking tour around our home this morning to capture the sights that are so unique to home remodeling. Anyone who has been through this process will no doubt get a shiver of recognition (aka a flashback..) surge…

💋 Au revoir!

Today is the day we kiss our old kitchen goodbye.. I’m not sure if this will be more like a quick first date kinda kiss or a longer smooch, but ready or not, we’re about to find out..  

Finding new spots for old things..

The last few weeks at our home have quite literally felt like a game of musical chairs, and tables, and lights and shelves… I keep moving things around, desperately searching for new spots to place old things. I must have put ten miles on a set of rattan chairs yesterday sliding them from room to…

Kitchen Trends for 2019

I’m in the idea gathering phase. Our poor old kitchen is showing its age, and will one day need to be redesigned. As I peruse the web, I’m a bit surprised to find that color is back..in a BIG & BOLD  50s-60s-70s and 80s (hunter green anyone?) kinda way. And while I can’t say I’d…

Hold that thought!

5:30am.. My husband is in a rush. I’m in the kitchen, boiling water for his “tea-to-go” and checking my e-mail. The estimate to install the tile just popped up in my in-box and it’s high.. really high. My husband flies down the stairs, splashes some cream into his steaming travel mug and charges for the…

We’re in business!

When it comes to renovating a home..what at a difference a month makes!   We officially have a dining room, YAY! I ordered the light and the chairs from Overstock.com which has really been a great company to work with. Yes, it can be a tad scary because they do not pay for returns unless…