Double Whammy: First Sewing and Baby Project!

I might’ve mentioned last week that we were heading out of town last weekend to help my mom with a garage sale at her house.  While we were there, some folks stopped by and helpfully commented that they’d just been to another garage sale where a nice looking bassinet was for sale. There are a few things I really hope to find second-hand for our … Continue reading Double Whammy: First Sewing and Baby Project!

Time Capsule: Kitchen Cabinet Redo FAQs

Jump back in time with me to see what we were working on a year ago this month!  *Actually, we started this project a year ago this month (June) and we finished two months later in August, but it makes more sense to keep all the posts together! I’ve been getting quite a few questions on my kitchen and cabinet facelift because apparently, I didn’t … Continue reading Time Capsule: Kitchen Cabinet Redo FAQs

Time Capsule: DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part III – DONE!

Jump back in time with me to see what we were working on a year ago this month!  *Actually, we started this project a year ago this month (June) and we finished in August, but it makes more sense to keep all the posts together! Done! Finis! (Disclaimer:  Subject to future glazing if I decide to go that route.  :))   In Part I, I … Continue reading Time Capsule: DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part III – DONE!

Time Capsule: DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part I

Jump back in time with me to see what we were working on a year ago this month! Our orangey oak builder-basic cabinets have been screaming for some attention since we moved in.  Plus, yesterday I realized that the cabinets in my kitchen at home are the exact same cabinets as the ones in the kitchen at work.  (Crikey.) So here are some before pictures: … Continue reading Time Capsule: DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part I

The June Haps

After a lovely, though somewhat chilly, last weekend at the lake with family, we’re busy catching up on life before we head off again this weekend to help with a big garage sale at my mom’s house. Luckily, despite our lack of weekend time lately, Nick has some time off work this week, so he thought it would be a prime time to tackle our … Continue reading The June Haps

Summer Project List 2011

Despite the next two weekends (possibly three) being taken up with various travels hither and yon, I thought I should update the “List” for the next few months. Spring holdovers: Paint porch ceiling finally Sow sunflower seeds Buy a bunch of cheap annuals and finish planting out the deck and porch containers (officially six more pots to plant!) New living room window treatments – have … Continue reading Summer Project List 2011