Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries

a roundup of cherry-themed items

Can you believe next week is the first day of summer? We’re also just a couple weeks away from the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, which just happens to be the same time that we’ll be in town to work on the cabin’s kitchen! Even though we’re obviously going to be super busy — you know, building a kitchen from scratch by ourselves and all — we’ll have to take a break or two to check out the festivities! Because I love a good theme, I couldn’t help but search high and low for all of the most adorable… Read More

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Video: Cabin Kitchen Updates + Oops, We Changed Our Minds Again!

Want to see a beautiful picture? Ha, ok, so maybe beauty is in the eye of the beholder! But to us, what we see is a beautiful kitchen-to-be. We got very lucky that the real estate agent who helped us buy the cabin not only became a friend, but her husband is a carpenter who offered to help us demo the old kitchen, which was beyond helpful and awesome, and they’re wonderful people. As a reminder, here’s the kitchen BEFORE: Every time you start ripping things out, you find some surprises and this kitchen is no exception. We had NO… Read More

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Well, That Was … an Adventure…

We spent Memorial Day weekend at the cabin for the very first time, and the kids came too! It was … an adventure! To say the least. The cabin currently has no kitchen, almost no stuff, no hot water (surprise!), no internet until the company sent an emergency technician out on Sunday when we were on the verge of losing our minds, and, oh great, a leaky roof. This is what family vacations are made of! I wanted to publish this post last week but seriously it took me a week to recover, haha. On the way there, we did… Read More

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