DIY Home Make-over: Front Entry Edition

Our house, like many houses, has a coat closet near the front door. Ours, however, is so near the front door that you can’t actually open it when the front door is also open. Useful, right? WRONG. Continue reading


DIY Farmhouse-Style Window Trim


Photo from Love Grows Wild

Modern Farmhouse. That’s the identity our house has taken and quite frankly, I’m okay with it.  Continue reading

15-Minute Zucchini Pasta Dish

This week I experimented with a new recipe I found online at – and it turned out excellent!  You can find their recipe here, but I’ll share how I modified it below!

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DIY Fireplace Refresh


As it turns out, when you purchase a Midcentury Modern era house but don’t necessarily want floor to ceiling MCM decor, you spend 99% of your design time finding ways to blend.

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Don’t hassle me, I’m renovating.

When it comes to home improvement projects, in the wise words of Dr. Leo Marvin,
“Baby steps, Bob. Baby steps.”

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10 Crockpot Freezer Meals in 1 Hour! 

Those of you who know me know I thrive in the realms of organization, efficiency, and getting sh*t done. I love productivity. I’m giddy over a job well done. I crave a game plan, and I depend on copious amounts of list-making to get me through it all.  Continue reading

Fun DIY Backyard Weekend Projects

Amidst a busy summer, Lee and I recently found ourselves with a very rare weekend dedicated solely to working on the house.  With much of the interior projects being long-term and rather extended, we were eager for some improvement projects we could take on start-to-finish in one weekend, and boy were we thrilled with the results! I decided to share a tutorial on how we constructed our DIY lattice privacy screens on a budget. Continue reading