Weekend Reading 8.29.21

My kids are happy back at school, it’s nice to see them smiling at the opportunity to be social and sit in classrooms again. Our family has begun looking for

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9 Kitchen Updates That Help Us Make The Most Of Our Small Kitchen

“We just couldn’t figure out why you weren’t tearing out the kitchen.” That’s what one of our contractor’s guys said to us right as we moved in last year. I

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How We Created A Cozy Fire Pit Area In Our Formerly Boring Side Yard

We’ve been enjoying this fire pit hangout spot for months now, but it hasn’t been on the blog… until today. This is basically a lesson in how a fence can

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Fall Flavored Apple Cinnamon Cocktail

Can you feel it, the holidays just around the corner? It always feels like a race through November to get ready for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, to decorate, buy gifts,

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Tools You Need to Work with Concrete

Before you start working on a concrete project, check this list. Chances are, you’ll need these tools to do the job. The post Tools You Need to Work with Concrete

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DIY Upholstery Tips for Beginners

Have you got some beloved furniture that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away? Whether it’s an old chair that needs a new seat, or you’d like to give

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8 Days in Italy: What I Packed

It’s been a few days I’ve been in Italy, visiting Venice, Florence, and Verona. In the past ten years I’ve visited a lot of European countries but I haven’t been back

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3 Historic Buildings You Should Visit for Design Inspiration

A lot of buildings that have beautiful interiors and exteriors are older houses that have withstood the test of time. There is a huge variety ranging from Tudor dwellings to

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10 Tips for Moving to a New State

Moving out of state is exciting, but it can also be hard. When you buy a home out of state, you can expect to pay more to move and jump

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5 Creative Ideas for Renovating a Nursery Room

The first room that a child experiences is the nursery. It prepares them for their future as they learn how to sleep, play and even walk in this new space.

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