Category Archives: house & home

Master Bath Mini Makeover

Pretty much any time I look around our home and think of updates that could be made, the total dollar amount instantly translates in my mind to plane tickets, travel accommodations, or adventure excursions. Don’t even get me started on the kitchen overhaul with a bottom line that basically equates to half of my dream trip […]

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Blinded by the Light

You know I’m not done talking about Iceland right? I have a few more posts in the works on that topic, but in the meantime, how about a short and sweet house update? Remember when I said we were done updating the brass light fixtures in the house? Well, spray-painting those three octagon-shaped builder fixtures […]

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Lofty Photo Wall

Want a peek at an odd little room in our house? We have a small loft area in our townhouse on the top floor, and I don’t think I’ve ever posted any photos of it here! So far we’ve been using it as a workout room and affectionately call it the Little Gym (not to […]

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Just a Bit of Curb Appeal

Sometimes being a homeowner feels like such a roller coaster ride. Whee! There are times I look around and swell with pride over how much Chris and I have learned and accomplished by owning a home. Other times it’s quite frustrating like when something breaks or looks ugly and you’re the one responsible for either […]

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Light It Up, Up, Up

We’re finally done refinishing and replacing the last of our brass lighting fixtures in the house! Not that there’s anything wrong with brass at all, and I know it’s gaining some popularity again as of late, but the fixtures we have are all builder grade and just not as warm and cozy as I’d like […]

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