Over 18 months since we launched our first collection of peel & stick floor tiles with FloorPops. I remember that day well. We sold out within the hour, and since then, there have been multiple restocks so everyone can get their hands on some affordable, DIY-friendly checkered flooring! Well, we have good news! Not only […]

This past Christmas I surprised Chris with a trip to Barbecue University where he was able to learn and grill from top professionals and try out all of the best grills on the market. He had the most fun, but he also got to take all sorts of grills for a test run and try […]

Chris and I have been renovating our homes, side by side for the last 13 years. We’re currently on our 4th home and not only are we still alive, but we love each other more today! Of course there’s been bumps along the way, but here’s a few things we’ve learned about renovating or doing […]

The bonus room is wrapping up over here! Today we wanted to share more about the floating desk area we DIYed for the girls’ computers that turned out so well! We wanted to give the girls their own little corner of the room to have for playing computer games, doing homework, and storing their backpacks […]

I didn’t think the very first thing I would be painting in our new home would be the guest house and I really didn’t think it would the floor! But that’s just what I did on move-in day. We had all of the Brazilian cherry flooring replaced in our main home, but we left the […]


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