Last night with the help of Chris’s brother, Cam, and his wife Kasey (yes, the one that’s 9 months pregnant–check out the baby shower we threw for them a couple weeks ago here) we got a LOT done in our


Eight Candles

Yesterday, I blew out eight candles because I turned 26 and 2+6 is eight.  I have had the same Cinnamon-Pistachio Bundt Cake for my birthday since I can remember and I just scarfed down the last slice right after snapping


Cones Own

Friday afternoon, Greta and I took a quick trip to Ikea just because.  I promised myself I would stick to the As-Is section and see how many deals I could score.  The answer is a lot.  But then I also

Woot hoot.  Our next video in our online mini series went live this morning.  And this time we are spilling all the details on how we installed recessed lighting in our guest room (we teased before and after pictures in

Last night we took a family trip to get new shatterproof ornaments and some more Christmas decor to outfit our first home for the season.   When our shopping spree ended we came home with outdoor lights, around 75 new


I rearranged.

We have talked about having a few friends over for a holiday kick-off at the beginning of December, which would fit in nicely with our decorate-the-day-after-Thanksgiving tradition.  Except, we have a deadline for our basement project just a couple days