Welcome!Thank you for checking out our blog! I started blogging during our 2 year stint in the British Virgin Islands and found I really enjoy journaling in this way. Now that we've purchased a 125 year old home, we are embarking upon a very different kind of adventure!
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Category Archives: Living Room
There’s nothing like a project to take your mind off a pandemic! Actually, I’ve been planning… Er… putting off… this project for months, and a whole week off work (Spring Break) with a forecast in the 40s and rainy seemed … Continue reading
Remember a few years ago when I made His and Hers pillows for the library? Well, now the kiddos will have their own too! These are the Christmas presents I was working on last weekend. I had forgotten just how … Continue reading
Last weekend we were taking a family walk to the park and stopped in at a yard sale. They had several old rocking chairs, and this one was just the right size for EO. We don’t typically bring cash to … Continue reading
Thank goodness for three day weekends! Last Monday was Presidents’ Day, and I honored the contributions of Presidents past by taking care of a little project that’s been on my to-do list for three years now. I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading
You know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears? The (let’s face it, nosy) little girl enters the bear family’s home and can immediately tell which chair belongs to each member of the family? Well, if Goldilocks broke into … Continue reading
Before we taught overseas we had to take an online course about the International Baccalaureate philosophy. The first assignment was to describe what you saw out your window. There were people in the class from all over the world, so … Continue reading
My most recent decor-related obsession has been decorative trays. Months and months ago I had made this one from an old picture frame and some scrap fabric. It was a great way to complete the look in the dining room. … Continue reading
I LOVE our house. Sure, it’s insulated with straw (in at least one place), every wall has a crack in it (usually multiple), and the windows rattle every time the wind blows, but it’s my little piece of history, … Continue reading
These are things I know to be true about myself: I like pretty things. Don’t get me wrong – function is important! But it has to be pretty too. I am thrifty. Living on an island really helped hone this … Continue reading