Cyber Monday Gift Guide: For the Home

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends … And now, Happy Cyber Monday, guys! To help with all your buying today, we put together a gift guide full of fun items for the home all under $50 — and all of these stores are having huge discounts today. If you happen to buy something for yourself, I won’t judge! Aqua mixing bowl, Crate & Barrel, $29.95 — For your friend who loves to cook … or just likes a pretty kitchen, this mixing bowl is definitely pretty enough to be left out on the… Read More

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DIY Wide-Plank “Shiplap” Wall

When we were designing Oliver’s nursery, the first decision we made was to do a horizontal planked wall. We actually did a similar wall treatment to the bathroom of our old house that we liked so much we wanted to do it again, but that time we did vertical wainscoting. This time we were inspired by a sort of casual, beach shack look. The horizontal shiplap style is everywhere these days (thanks Chip and Jo), and while real shiplap technically has a grooved edge that allows the boards to overlap, our method mimics the look for cheap and easy…. and… Read More

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Good Golly! Olly Is Three Months Old

Oliver is three months old! He’s such a little sweetheart. Right now all he wants to do is sit up and watch everyone, especially his big sister, who he thinks is so funny. He’s just starting to learn how to giggle, and he just discovered his hands. He loves looking at faces, hates being alone even for a minute, and he is a real cuddler. Unfortunately the batteries died on our bathroom scale … um, like a year ago (those dumb little mini batteries that you never have extras of)… so we don’t have a weight for Olly. He just… Read More

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