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This week we’re really focusing on putting the family room back together and every step feels monumental. The space, which is above our garage and just up the back staircase from the kitchen, and at the end of the hall from the girls’ bedrooms, has become the central location for our family to be together […]

You can see more of our bathroom here! Anytime I share inspiration images, I get a slew of questions about how to even FIND these kinds of beautiful imagery. I guess I’m still old school because I turn to Pinterest. But whenever I say that I usually hear a bunch about how Pinterest never shows […]

We still have a few finishing touches to put on the girls’ office (see all the plans here!), but over the last week we tackled a really fun DIY that transformed the dark cherry stained wood countertop that was there into a white oak looking one that matches our floor a little better. And today, we wanted to […]

This post is sponsored by eBay. A few fun facts: I have purchased five vacuums (two for our home + three for gifts), a fancy blow dryer, three Frame TVs, two Bose speakers (with perfect sound!), countless kitchen gadgets and other electronics over the years from eBay — all of which were “Certified Refurbished.” To […]

The harlequin tile floors (of our dreams!) are starting to get laid in the dining room today! It feels like it has been a long time coming. And in many ways it has, but it’s strange once you reach a point you were waiting so long to reach, everything it took to get up to […]


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