I'm just a girl. I'm not a designer, or a decorator, or a chef, or a mother; a philanthropist, a biologist, an artist, or botanist. I'm not an entrepreneur, or world traveller, or musician, or an athlete. I'm not really anything at the moment, unless you count fabulous. I'm just a twenty-something girl with ideas, passions, goals, people that I love, and this life... ...more
My blog is a little mix of everything: DIY, recipes, parenting, and living a fun filled life on a budget. Transforming thrift store finds into treasures is my main passion as I believe you can make your home beautiful without a degree in fashion design as well as on a stay at home mom budget....more
I am a stay at home mama of three gorgeous boys in a little town in Quebec. My boys make sure that I never have a boring day.
We unschool, we believe in living consensually and respectfully and we try to live as Naturally as possible.
This blog is about my life... parenting, unschooling, cooking, sewing and whatever else comes to mind...
A Home in the Making chronicles Chris and Jenn's adventures updating and decorating our 1928 Portland bungalow. Along the way we also share the inspirations behind our decisions, DIY renovations and creations. And, don't be surprised to see an amazing (and usually gluten-gree) recipe pop up from time to time. A Home in the Making began when Jenn moved into Chris' house nearly three years ago. The house was a recent purchase and pretty run down.Jenn was freaking out because it wasn't *home.* Determined to transform this house into a home we love, we launched A Home in the Making....more
This is where I write about my house and yard. There's remodeling and decorating happening inside. On the outside, there are flower beds to tend and porches to dress up. Every now and then a little bit of real life is thrown into the mix. One thing you can be certain of here is that there will be color....more
This blog is about the adventures of three urbanites (one American, one
Finn, one dog of no fixed nationality) displaced to the Finnish
countryside. In December 2008, we took up residence in Pähkinä (Finnish
for “nut”) after a little joke about moving into our friend’s pretty,
yellow cottage suddenly became a reality. If years of London living
made our previous move to Helsinki seem like walking through a
revolving door into a pasture of cows, what will become of this little
walk in the woods?