Our last Kitchen reno check in was at the end of June where we had everything completely demo’d and announced that we would be working with the Stoffer Home Cabinetry and Jean Stoffer Design for our new kitchen. If you missed any of that–it’s juicy and we share a lot of the whys–you can catch […]

With our upcoming kitchen remodel (our number one project on our 2021 to-do list), we’ve had kitchens on our minds. So I thought it would be fun to look back at the 6 kitchens we’ve renovated and documented in the past and revisit them and maybe even pick out a few things (if any) I […]

It was an exciting first week back at our home! Painting started around the house. Flooring got laid in our office and we moved back into the space. Because, yes, we had to move EVERYTHING out of the office for two days while they did the floors. Let’s just say the entry was crammed and […]

Last week we shared our freshly painted and organized pantry and this week, we thought it would be fun to give a little video tour. There were a few skeptics that thought not everything came back in the pantry, and I can confidently say that all the major players and small appliances are here! We […]

We encourage all DIYers to know their own limits when they take on projects. This tutorial uses power tools that could cause serious harm if operated incorrectly, so please be safe, be smart, and hire a professional if needed.  After posting our kitchen phase 1 update, we’ve had so many requests to share how we […]


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