Let’s Get Casual + June Recap

Oh hi there! We haven’t actually fallen off the face of the earth, contrary to what you may believe! Eek. We got so, so busy and overwhelmed, and, yes, quite a bit stressed out, preparing for the big move to the cabin, and all of the posts I had scheduled just didn’t quite get finished. But we’re here, at the cabin, which has furniture — even if it’s not all where it’s supposed to be and there’s a million unpacked boxes! At the end of last week, we filled up a Uhaul which Andy drove up to the cabin to… Read More

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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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