If you’ve been around here for a while, you know I have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. The wobbly weather makes me impatient; I just want to get outside and put things in the ground, but Iowa doesn’t always agree. On the other hand, I have a lot to do indoors. I […]
I promised a few weeks back that we would talk about plans for our guest bedroom soon. It’s looking like things are going to get underway properly this weekend, so let’s chat! The guest bedroom is a small but adorable dormer room on the second floor, just down the hall from our bedroom. It gets […]
There’s a chance that if you’re reading this, you got here from Apartment Therapy…because my dining room is featured there today! I’ve been feeling like garbage for 4 days now (a fun respiratory virus has been going around) and this was a better pick-me-up than any Quil (Day or Ny) or hot toddy. I have […]
I’m going to try and get some good pictures this afternoon, but for the time being, here’s a sneak peek…big, spiky, shiny things are happening in the dining room!
Plans change fast around here. I told you what I was planning on doing in my dining room, about a month ago, at great length. Had I had the money and time to jump right in on the renovating right then and there, I probably would have done it. It would have been nice. I […]
Some of the rooms in our house, I had 100% planned out before we even set foot in the door. (Most of them didn’t stay planned, but shush. It’s a start.) Some of them developed plans naturally over time as I got used to the space. And some of them, I flung my furniture into […]
I’ve been absent for a while (again). Normally it’s just because I get busy or I don’t have much to talk about. This time, though, there was a legitimate reason. Because this happened: Yep, we moved! I was offered a job as an assistant art director with a marketing firm here in June, and I […]