There is no doubt history repeats itself. This is especially true in the fashion/design industry, but it trickles through everything else. We are pulling out of the 80s. There are less and less neon leggings, straight-legged jeans (I just got

There is no shortage of bad-choice lighting in our home.  To refresh your memory: (The fan in our bedroom, The chandelier in the dining room, the huge, rectangular fluorescent eye sore in the kitchen, and the very typical, boring light

Greta’s Room Before Talk about a before picture, huh?  What ISN’T wrong with this room?  The stenciling on the top and bottom of the walls.  The corner shelves which were completely damaged and covered in wax and “I love___” notes

Last night, we finished packing up the kitchen and pantry.  Whew.  So now we are shoulder deep in boxes and living off of eggs, quesadillas and anything else we can cook on a flat skillet–as all of our pots and


Gate Hunters

Our new home has 3 sets of stairs.  THREE!  I always wanted a house of my own where you could go upstairs.  The home I grew up in had 4 levels.  A basement, a first floor, the second floor and

We did it!  Our very first yard sale was a success and a learning experience.  People were showing up an hour before it started.  And when our friend came to pick up Greta for a few hours while we played

Did you know I have 4 sisters?  I’m the second youngest of five girls.  Although, now that we’re all in our mid to upper (ahem Vic and Kris) twenties, sometimes it is hard to tell the age order because we