That Time Everything Went Wrong

Sigh. There’s a lot that’s difficult about renovating a house six hours away… obviously. There’s the issue of finding the time to go because you can’t just stop by real quick, there’s taking days off work, there’s having someone watch the kids and dog at home or driving all day with them, there’s lugging supplies back and forth and still somehow never having whatever it is you need. But the hardest thing is when you drive all the way there and everything goes wrong! Here’s a quick recap of our most recent trip to our cabin in Michigan, the Bay… Read More

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Wallpapering Our Kitchen Island

Things are getting a little wild around here! It’s all because of the most amazing pink leopard print wallpaper by Eleanor Bowmer that we added to the back of our kitchen island… Let me just say that again: Pink. Leopard. Print. Wallpaper. It’s the wallpaper of my dreams! And it has given our super-white kitchen such a huge dose of personality. We couldn’t be happier. When we designed our kitchen over three years ago, not long after moving into this house, we purposefully left it a very blank slate. Literally. It’s so, so white. We knew we wanted to have… Read More

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Let’s Get Casual + September Recap

Um, ok so we’re already halfway through October but I couldn’t skip out on my September recap!! Joey started preschool the week after Labor Day, and it was just such an exciting time. She looooves school. The day before school I gave her a special water bottle with her name on it that I had made her and she loved it because she loves everything purple, everything unicorn and everything sparkly. // When she grows up she wants to be a playground teacher so she can teach other kids how to play — she’s the best! // Andy caught this… Read More

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