Two Broke WivesOur “new” kitchen island is officially done! The storage is so nice, but what I enjoy even more is that Kevin and I have somewhere to eat besides in front of the TV (don’t get me wrong a good meal and some quality TV is quite enjoyable, but it’s nice to be able to have nights to eat and actually talk!)...more
I've been planning a tea party for Vaughn in my head for years now. Our little white table, outside under the trees, glass domes covering treats, vintage chandelier hanging above, no pesky bugs, and the perfect day, warm and sunny but not too hot. You know, no big deal. ...more
My husband is notorious for springing people on me the last minute. Like, "Hey babe, Joe Schmo is coming over in 20 minutes." My first reaction is to freak out. Which I do. And then probably mumble a few certain words. And then I look around my house. And yeah. Twenty minutes? No way. I wish I could say that my house is immaculate all the time. But truth is, it is only immaculate like one day out of the year ... maybe. ...more
Back in March, I received an email from Heather asking if I would be interested in taking on a commissioned quilt for her son. Heather received my information from a girl I went to college with, who now works at Heather's company. I seriously love how small the world can be. Speaking of small, I called the Honest Company on Monday to cancel my pre-natal subscription, and after ending the phone call I received a text from a girl who is from Pittsburgh.
I’ve always wanted a china cabinet. Like a REAL, grown up china cabinet.I was given my paternal grandmother’s china years ago when she passed away and I’ve never had a place to display it. So, for almost exactly 10 years it was wrapped in newspaper and stored in the backs of closets, in my parent’s basement and then finally moved into my own basement when we did our last move about 2 ½ years ago....more
When I was in Ireland, I treated myself to a seaweed body scrub at one of the bath houses I visited. It was an invigorating and inspiring treatment - I felt so good after that scrub; like my skin was glowing. I think about it often....more