Ryders room details

Thank you, guys, for all your awesome comments on Ryder’s room. I LOVE that you guys love it:) So this post is kinda a “details” post–so if you’re into all the nitty-gritty deets, carry on. But if you don’t care that I paid 50 cents for a bookcase, you might not want to proceed and… Continue reading Ryders room details

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Our refined pallet ceiling

Hey, this is Mitch, Kathleen’s (aka Kat) husband, resident carpenter, electrician, plumber, pretty much whatever I need to be to make our house more into the home of our dreams. (Pretty funny when you think about it, since we live in a two bedroom rancher.) Last week Kathleen posted pictures of Ryder’s new bedroom with this pallet… Continue reading Our refined pallet ceiling

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New kitchen light

Do you ever change your mind/go a different direction when it comes to design decisions? Or are you the type that once something’s there, it’s there for good? I think maybe that was the mentality of my parents’ generation–you only upgrade every 30 years or so…that’s why we still have houses that look like the… Continue reading New kitchen light

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I rest my case

My bookcase, that is. My (well, actually Ryder’s) bookcase got a new look and I’m quite pleased with the results. We’ve been busy the last few days with trying to finish up Ry’s room and with that comes one major time-consuming project (that I’m SO stoked about!!) as well as various smaller ones. So I thought I’d… Continue reading I rest my case

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Good bad and ugly

If you’ve been following my blog for some time now, you know we’re in the middle of a major renovation. The ongoing project to which I’m referring: our garage turned master suite, mudroom/laundry, and dining space. When it’s all completed, we will have doubled our living space–so it’s a pretty big project. We started this… Continue reading Good bad and ugly

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Subwayin it up

Mitch has been busy the last few nights. Check it out, yo.     Piece by piece, he’s built this wall of tile. I’m in love. This is the view when you walk in the door. It’s our laundry/mudroom. The washer and dryer will be behind the door. And that hole in the wall will… Continue reading Subwayin it up

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Light n fluffy pancakes

Normally I’m a “simply add water” kinda girl when it comes to pancakes. I mean, really, why measure out all those ingredients when you can just dump in a little H2O and call it a day? That was until I sank my teeth into these heavenly pancakes. Oh.my.gosh, people. Can we say ri-DANG-diculous? Seriously, these pancakes are… Continue reading Light n fluffy pancakes

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Rys nursery

I thought I’d give ya a tour of Ryder’s nursery from four years ago (way before blogging times!) I loved this nursery. We painted it this periwinkle color–which was actually a “custom” color–I had some light blue paint and mixed in some red and BAM! got this pretty periwinkle color that ended up being perfect. This room… Continue reading Rys nursery

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More treasures

Hidee ho, neighbors! It’s been a while. We had a blast at the shore last week and it was probably the best week to go down there since there was major flooding back home. Thankfully we didn’t get any water in our basement and there wasn’t much damage in our neck o’ the woods. Now… Continue reading More treasures

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Basement

There was a time in my life (like 2 years ago) when I thought that basements were dumb. What was the point? Seriously. They’re dark, dank, and smelly. If you put things down there in storage, they’d either end up ruined or completely forgotten behind a stack of moldy National Geographics. Plus there’s bugs–those nasty centipede things… Continue reading Basement

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