Antique Hutch

On one of Mike’s days off in July we decided to take a family antiquing trip. Molly actually loves to go to antique shops, funny enough. She loves digging through all that old stuff and actually pulls out some good finds ....more

Laundry Room Art

We like to have a little fun with our decor and not take ourselves too seriously. So when I saw this fun picture on a Joss and Main add for hangers a few months ago, I knew I had to re-create it in our laundry area. You can’t really use the wall space above the […] ...more

Adding Height to Upper Cabinets

Hello everyone! I am so excited to be back to blogging this week. We have been living without a computer for over a month now since my Macbook finally bit the dust and it’s been hard ....more

Re-grouting Tile: White Subway and Marble Tile Backsplash

We have had a huge summer to-do list that we’ve been checking off here. I am not going to post about all of them because, honestly, nobody cares about me painting all the trim in the house or touching up paint spots. But some of them are worth sharing, like re-grouting tile ....more

DIY Pull-Out Kitchen Cabinet

When we designed our Ikea kitchen ago, we were very happy with the layout. Once we installed it, there was a slight gap {which we had anticipated} between the fridge and the wall. Since this is not a custom kitchen, we knew we wouldn’t have a perfect built-in around our fridge but thought we could […] ...more

Adding Molding to a Kitchen Island Base

Our kitchen island base has been unfinished since October:) Because we bought Ikea cabinets and built our own base, the Ikea panels for the sides were sort of fudged on. They didn’t reach the floor since Mike used 2x4s to build the cabinets up and attach them to the floor so we cut an extra […] ...more

Baby #2 is a ….

BOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And we are thrilled! Molly and I both guessed boy from the beginning so I guess our womanly instincts are intact:) We can’t wait to start planning for and meet this sweet little peanut! ...more

Cedar Porch Posts

Hi friends! It feels good to be back and chat house with you all. I obviously took a long break off during my first trimester and was back and ready to start blogging again in May but then the end of the busy school year happened and our computer crashed:( So blogging has been put […] ...more

DIY Outdoor Dining Table

I have months worth of DIY projects to share in the coming weeks. Now that I’m safely in my second trimester and getting my energy back slowly but surely I’m ready to get back to blogging. I’m sharing our most recent project today because it’s so pretty:) We ate outside at the table for the […] ...more

We’re Expanding…

You may have noticed it’s been a tad quiet around here lately. It’s not for a lack of projects-my sweet, hard-working husband has knocked out a huge to-do list lately that I will definitely share soon. It’s quiet because this momma has been wiped out due to another sweet tiny human on the way! ...more