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Home Reno

Kitchen Renovation | Before and After

Kitchen Renovation | Before and After

The day is here! I finally, finally get to share a room in the house that is complete! Well, complete enough for a blog post. This kitchen renovation process has been a long-time-coming. However, a lot of people say that we’ve come as far as […]

What You’ve (I’ve) Missed

What You’ve (I’ve) Missed

I know, I know. You don’t have to tell me. This update is far past due! I really don’t have any excuse for my absence… Other than a six month old who never wants to let go of her mama. The internet makes it seem […]

Fireplace Makeover | Before and After

Fireplace Makeover | Before and After

As time goes on, we are getting deeper and deeper into our home renovation. It seems like we are doing a million things at once and in all reality, I think we really are! The main project we are working on right now is installing […]

Patience and Progress

Patience and Progress

Right around the time we started to wrap up demolition and move into re-building, I started to think about writing this blog. That being said, I have a few more pictures of the work we’ve done up to this point. This post will just be […]

Demo Day(s)

Demo Day(s)

Don’t be fooled, people. HGTV calls it “Demo Day” but my family and I have come to learn that completing the demolition process in only one day isn’t reality. Not even close. But, before we get into the details of all of that, I just […]

A Little Catching Up To Do

A Little Catching Up To Do

So. We did a thing. A big thing. A grown up thing. We bought a house! And not only a house but a “fixer upper.” Yep. Just call us Chip and Jo! But let’s back up a little… This past February, my husband Paul and […]