I returned curtains to Walmart yesterday.  You know, the ones that have been hanging in my living room and dining room area.  4 sets totaling just under $80!  I couldn’t possibly keep them with the new paint color: See?  They

Yesterday, we did it!  We painted the whole front area of our place.  It feel so good and peaceful and fresh.  Here’s a reminder of how it looked before: Beige walls…no more!  Although, Chris never referred to our walls as


Grey de la Grey

We picked up about a dozen paint samples from Home Depot on Friday night and another dozen from Lowes.  We taped them up on the walls in various rooms all weekend and watched how they looked at all times of


Where to start??

I can just hear florine Maria, strumming her guitar, “Let’s start at the very beginning.  A very good place to staaaart.”  Thanks, Maria.  Honestly, as excited as we are to paint our place, we have been going back and forth

I called poison control tonight.  It’s my first time as a mother–not my proudest moment.  Here’s the background story: Greta is really sick.  She has RSV(most likely…the doctor wouldn’t test her because there is nothing they can do for it)

(Name that movie! Hint:  think vultures channeling the Beatles.) Okay, I’m all about utilizing what I got, but having the same fabric in three different places was a little much in our two-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment.  I used the same fabric to