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Nursery Design Musings

Nursery Design Musings

So a ton of you have been asking what our plans are for the nursery design and I have to tell you, this is one challenging room!  I want it to be cohesive but I know a lot of the things we get won’t necessarily…

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Pepper Jelly Time!

Pepper Jelly Time!

After making pickled jalapenos, we got the itch to give pepper jelly a shot.  We have been blessed with tons of jalapenos this year so we want to try all sorts of recipes.  That way we can nail down the keepers for next season. For…

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Join Us for a Shower

Join Us for a Shower

Several weeks ago, my fabulous godmother and amazing aunt threw me an incredible baby shower.  Delicious food, great company and a game that had me laughing so hard I cried and I wanted to share the good time with you. The decorations were perfect.  Gorgeous…

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Cleaning up the Ash Hole

Cleaning up the Ash Hole

Clever title eh?  The fireplace is our current major undertaking and over the past two weeks we’ve removed the ugly pink stone slabs and chipped away at mortar underneath to get it prepped for new tile.  This past weekend, we needed a fireplace cleanup to try and…

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Gray Owl

Gray Owl

Picking paint colors is no easy chore and that daunting task looms in front of a project in a way that makes it easy to just avoid it all together.  There are too many subtle shifts in light, too hard to hit that balance of calm without…

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Dressing up the Built Ins

Dressing up the Built Ins

Crowning and Shoeing the built-in bookshelves wasn’t all we had to do.  That just took one day.  We also had to sand down the weird bumps and Bondo/wood putty the damaged areas to get started (sorry, no pics!).  Then we got started on the more interesting…

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Bookshelf Coronation

Bookshelf Coronation

Well the parlor is looking pretty fabulous as you might have known if you had glimpsed at our Instagram, though there is still some work to do in there.  This room has been a little bit unusual since we didn’t photograph nearly enough and we…

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