The Team + 2

In a past post, I mentioned that I may have an announcement or two for you. Here goes! Less than a week after closing on the house, my friend Samantha (the awesome purr-son behind Wonderfulkittys) posted that she had a disabled kitten that needed a home (and his littermate!).  For me, a house is not […]

Dog Gone

To say I am tired is the understatement of the century.  My body actually aches with something akin to an adrenaline overdose over a very, very long period of time.  Since the start of January, I have not had a single week without at least a handful of things to do each day.  It’s not […]

How to paint a vanity cabinet

My original plan was to take before and after pictures of each room and then make one big post showing everything we did, but since there are a lot of great stories in the little details, I’m breaking it down.  Not necessarily in order either, sorry! So the bathroom.  It was pretty weird.  The only […]

The Team

I expected dirt.  I expected heavy lifting.  I even expected long, exhausting, and frustrating days.  What I didn’t expect was that renovations are hard on relationships.  It’s not what you’re thinking–we don’t argue or have colossal disagreements over minor (or major) details.  We just have trouble not talking about house stuff whenever we’re together.  We’re […]

Home sweet something

One of the things I’ve always looked forward to about “adulthood” is owning my first home.  Well, step aside bucket list as I am now in possession of the key to my first place!  Mark and I purchased our suburban home just two weeks ago and at the urging of our ever supportive friends, I’m […]