Casual Friday

We decided to continue to live in a hotel down the street from our house until our moving truck comes on 7/21 (and the floors are ready for us!). However, my mom just booked a ticket to come see us on July 23rd! So the guest house needs a good scrubbing and we need to […]

If you are subscribed to our Love Letter, then last night you saw a sneak peek at some updates in the music room! Months ago, I ordered two of these boucle chairs for the basement (to sit opposite the sectional) and we got an email about 6 weeks later stating that due to Covid, they […]

Last week I mentioned that in some rooms, I’m getting to the layering phase. Where I hang things, and tweak things, and add textiles and elements that make it feel comfortable and home-like. Our dining room REALLY needs this touch and yesterday, it was fun to take a few minutes to shop our house and […]


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