A COMPACT HOME GYM

Dear readers, I would like to invite you to visit the basement of our (not so) Little House on a Hill.  The picture below does NOT do it any justice as this is after we cleaned it to make it more presentable for our inspection.  See those shelves in the right hand corner?  They weren’t […]

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CITRINE DREAM

I’ve always loved green, just ask my mom.  In high school, we re-did my bedroom to remove the nursery style wallpaper and mint green carpet that had been there since we moved in and I promptly requested painting my room a bright green.  We struck a compromise when I agreed to paint one of the […]

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FRIED CHICKEN & REUPHOLSTERING

Well, I’m REALLY late on this post but what the heck, life (aka work) gets in the way of the things we want to do sometimes.  We hosted our first family gathering complete with homemade fried chicken (per my mom’s request) and other deliciousness for Mother’s Day in May and I was super excited to […]

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ONE YEAR AND COUNTING!

Hi everyone!  It’s been a while 🙂  Life has gotten a bit crazy as my day job has gotten super busy which makes blogging on a fairly regular basis difficult.  But summer is here!  And with that comes a bit more time to do stuff we want to do…well…hopefully…at least that’s the goal, right?  I’m going to […]

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BLACK DOORS

My 2 biggest mantras throughout this renovation have been “just go for it” and “it’s only paint.”

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WHEN A KITCHEN ISLAND NEARLY FALLS ON YOU…

Plans are important when you’re doing a renovation, but as I’ve been told in the past “planning is everything but plans are nothing” (or something like that).  Our plan for the last week was to bang out the framing and trimming of the windows (at least the upstairs ones) so that we could bring our […]

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WELL…WE DID IT!

It’s kind of surreal, and feels super weird, but we officially did it. We moved in to our (not so little) House on a Hill this weekend! 🎉🍾🥂 It’s hard to believe that the husband and I bought our first house less than a year ago with this crazy idea and here we are. It […]

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