FRIED CHICKEN ROUND 2

Hi everyone! If you remember back to last year, Mother’s Day was our first gathering in the house since we officially moved in and I took my mom’s request for fried chicken seriously. I made 3 versions for the different eaters in our family, vegetarian (soy milk buttermilk tofu), GF/DF chicken and classic….

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PHASE 2 BEGINS!

Wow! It’s been FOREVER! Sorry about that. Life gets in the way sometimes…since my last update I have officially made the career leap from Marketing Research Consultant to…INTERIOR DESIGNER! I’m loving every day of it so far and am really happy with my decision to follow my gut and move to something that will allow […]

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UPSTAIRS BATH PART 2 – SHOWER WALLS

Well…that took longer than expected.  What the husband and I thought would be a weekend project of tiling the surrounding walls in our upstairs hall bath ended up taking about 7 nights…and I’m talking LATE nights.  But was it worth it?  AB-SO-LUTELY.  It was a really gratifying experience learning (well, teaching ourselves really based on […]

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NICKEL SPACED WHAT?

One of the many DIY projects on our list was a shiplap wrapped fireplace.  If you read about our powder room you know that we installed actual tongue-and-groove shiplap on those walls, but this would be a bit different.  Since the vibe we’re going for in most of the house is kind of a mid-century […]

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UPSTAIRS BATH PART 1 – THE FLOORS

So we’ve officially started working on finishing one of our full bathrooms so that we can start to nail down a move in timeline.  It’s crazy that this enormous project of ours is starting to wrap up and putting some of these finishing elements in is just making it all the more real.  Despite his […]

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WE HAVE A BATHROOM!

Big things are happening at our (not so Little) House on the Hill and it’s made for a super crazy couple of weeks.  We’ve built and installed the IKEA kitchen cabinet boxes, shiplapped (that’s a word, right?) the fireplace, installed a few light fixtures, ordered and had doors and trim delivered, tiled the upstairs hall […]

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DIY POWDER ROOM VANITY

As you’ve probably gathered by now, I’m a HUGE fan of DIY.  I’ll DIY (or at least attempt) almost anything.  It’s not just a budget consideration (though my initial rationale does tend to be “that doesn’t look that complicated”), but rather just that I like to make things.  I’ve always liked to make things, so now that […]

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