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I’ve been planning out the hardware for the mudroom, and I can’t stop putting hooks in my cart at Lowes.com. I decided to do a hook “try-on,” so I ordered these 12 to see how they looked on the beadboard. Which is your favorite? 1. Gatehouse Gold 2-Hook (2 pack) $32. RELIABILT Oil Rubbed Bronze […]

June 13, 2024

Now that we’ve added an overhead light fixture to the mudroom, we only have to wait on installing the new door, some wallpaper and some locker hooks for the project to be completely done! We’re so…close…! As we’ve shared our progress, I’ve gotten some questions about what to do if you want to get a […]

June 13, 2024

It’s no secret I love staying organized. I have to have things go back where they belong, or it drives me crazy! And while it can be easy to keep clutter at bay with cabinets, closets, and armoires inside, the outdoors is a different story. For instance, I need a place to keep our pool […]

June 7, 2024

Some things are just certain in life. And one of those is that I will always want more ivy. We inherited ivy with our house, and it has been pretty hardy overall. Ivy grows vigorously and has tendrils that grip onto surfaces like brick in such a beautifully dramatic way. But there are some things […]

June 3, 2024

Outdoor Kitchen Sources Chris here. As you probably know by now, I love cooking outside. It’s my happy place. Like most people I started with a grill — which is kind of the baseline outdoor cooking tool for any homeowner or renter. A grill is a great investment for its versatility and ease of use. […]

May 29, 2024

I’ve had the idea for this post for — I’m not kidding — four years. I just wished there was a place that you could go when you needed a gift for a child of any age and get a recommendation. I don’t want a hundred recommendations, I just want just a few really good […]

May 22, 2024

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