diy greenery with vintage planter

This post contains affiliate links for your convenience, that I make a small commission off of (at no additional cost to you) should you choose to purchase from them. I’ve mentioned before that my husband and I decided to move downtown over eight years ago, we had just bought a 1908 Craftsman bungalow. She was…

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New Project: Dining Room Sliding Doors

A common problem with one-hundred-year-plus-old homes is a small kitchen. One of the first projects we did in our home was to knock out the wall between the butlers pantry and the kitchen to expand it but it’s still pretty small by most standards. The only time I feel the small size is when we…

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5 Tips To Survive Your Home Renovation

Reality is never quite like its depicted in the movies or tv shows, right? And this couldn’t be any more true than during a home renovation. It takes much longer and is much more of a pain in the butt than you will ever see in a tv show. Is it worth it in the…

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Leap, and the net…

This post might upset you. Fair warning. I’m going to talk about excuses we tell ourselves and how to do away with them and make progress.. if that’s what you want. And I say “if that’s what you want”, because I fully realize that some folks are comfortable in the ‘whine and complain zone’ and…

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Kitchen Reno Update 1

Finally, finally, finally!!! I set a BIG goal in January to work on our kitchen in¬†2018. It’s a big job. After lots of stops and starts this year and working on a few things here and there, I finally got the husband to agree to set aside a little time to work on it with…

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