The Rooster Catastrophe

I was going through some images and found these of Rooster from what we have dubbed “the Rooster Catastrophe” a few months ago.  Since we’re a few images short on all the other posts that are in the pipeline, I thought I’d share these pics with you. Over the summer, while we were working on

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Cravings

It is official.  I’m having these so-called pregnancy cravings.  I’m not a girl who craves sweets normally,  I can easily walk past a bar of chocolate or pass on a cookie, but lately I’ve occasionally felt the need for something sticky and sweet.  So, when we went to Barnes and Noble and the man next

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A Needle and Thread

It all started in Asheville back in August when I saw the cutest baby onesie that I thought I couldn’t live without, until I saw the price tag.  Granted it was made with organic cotton and sewn right there in Asheville which probably justifies the $25 price tag but my jiminy cricket refused after getting 10 onesies

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Great Grey Grout

Sunday was Grout Day, a favorite day for us because it feels final, looks great and its pretty easy. Grout Tip of the Day #1: Wear gloves.  That stuff sucks up moisture faster than a sponge. Grout Tip of the Day #2:  Vacuum up your project 1st, get out all that mortar that dried up

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All about the Base

After getting the fireplace all prepped and ready, the real fun could begin!  Yet another tiling project is checked off the list with our marriage still intact (though I can see how it could cause some fighting words to be said!)  But I have to say, on a difficulty scale, tiling a fireplace was pretty

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Back it Up

It was the weekend before last when we got our fireplace tiling prep work on.  It was another one of those projects that we were subconsciously avoiding.  It was a pretty active avoidance but with a very tight schedule of projects between now and January 4th, thankfully we gathered up our courage, sat down and

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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 fit the perfect palette so there has to be room

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