If you know me in real life, you may know that it has been a dream of mine to restore an old house top to bottom. Some kids watched Loony Tunes on Saturday mornings, I watched This Old House. In my last post, I gave you a little teaser about a house we recently purchased with the intent to restore . . .
This little ol' blog celebrated its one-year anniversary last month! A lot has changed for our family over the course of the year and I have been remiss in updating you guys on all the juicy details. Assuming you want to know...here are the highlights: I left my 12+ year career in the financial . . .
Like most things in my life (especially since we've had a kid) I outsource. Like, a lot. So for most projects around my house, I hire a contractor. And I have learned SO MUCH from working with contractors over the years. There have been mistakes, but mostly it's just disappointment that the finished . . .
If you have been following along on the blog for a while now, I'd like to say a great big THANK YOU!! I am so very appreciative for your support over the last eleven months. You guys are really what keeps me going! If you go WAY back, you might remember this post, which I wrote back in September, . . .
When we moved into our house on the Hill, we loved that it had a fireplace even though it was nothing particularly special. Sadly, the mantel was not original and it had an unattractive (yet functional) electric insert. The whole thing just looked very 90s. There was little hope that we would ever . . .