One Year in Our New House (+ 8 Things I’ve Learned as a New Homeowner)

As of last Sunday, we have been living in our new house for a whole year. While on the one hand that seems so crazy, we have felt so welcomed here and so much like this is where we’re supposed to be that it doesn’t seem really that surprising at all. (I do wonder, though, …

My New “Absolute Daily Minimum” Chore List

About a month ago, I read a blog post that I’ve been thinking about ever since— Basically, the post was all about why you should create a list of things you will do every single day in order to bring a greater sense of purpose/peace/fulfillment/order to your life. The catch? This list has to be …

Our Basement Bathroom Mid-Process (+Before/After Pics)

Considering it’s been over two months since I’ve posted any progress pics of our new house, I figured it was high time I get my ducks in a row over here. Honestly, not many “new” updates have happened lately, but I’ve been holding off posting before/after pics because I haven’t hung up a lot of …

Our Front Living Room Mid-Process (+ Before/After Pics)

One thing you will quickly notice from any of our house pictures is that, first and foremost, an interior designer I am not. While I definitely love a beautifully designed space (and can appreciate it when others have the eye to do so), I seem to lack that particular oomph when it comes to knowing …

Proof I Haven’t Totally Given Up On Working Outside Until September

The other day while at a neighborhood activity, I made the comment to someone that I was impressed with her dedication to her yard (since she goes out every day to work on it) and that I had basically given up on the idea of doing any work outside until September due to the heat. …

A Snapshot of My Life Today

It’s been too long since I’ve done one of these (especially since I’d thought of doing one every month or two), so here we go:  A picture of me right now (well, a picture of me from about 20 minutes ago) Time I woke up: 7:15 (though I’d set my alarm for 7:40) First thing …