When we first started discussing buying our first home I had huge dream of something that needed a complete renovation. A huge fixer upper project. He, on the other hand, wanted something already finished and move in ready. We struck a great balance with our house now with some cosmetic updates being needed but nothing major […]
I am psyched to share a special treat today! For me, one of the most important parts of running my home is using environmentally products. Mrs. Meyers hand soaps are always stocked in each bathroom and at the kitchen sink. They keep my hands soft and smelling great and I can trust it’s entirely safe […]
Exciting things happening this week with more home updates! Although the living room is far from done decor wise (nothing on the walls or surfaces really) it has a cozy couch, rug, and coffee table. Finally having a place to curl up and relax is what is making this house a home.
Beginning your house hunt can sound like a daunting task. All the financial paperwork and the actual search can feel overwhelmingly stressful. Luckily, we are brand new first time home buyers and loaded with our 6 best lessons we learned. Take a breath and read on for a stress-free house hunt!
Tomorrow we hop on a ferry to spend a long weekend with college friends in the Hamptons. The last summer hurrah – last sunburn, last dip in the ocean, last…actually only…bonfire on the beach for this season. In the meantime though, I thought I’d round up a couple of my current obsessions for home and life.
I will be totally honest with you, I know nothing about art. I am a bit ashamed to admit that, but I guess all I can do is grow from that now? Now having the house and feeling semi-adultish (still feel like I’m just faking it real well), naturally I feel like my next step […]
Sayonara yellow walls! I have completed the mini half bath makeover on our first floor. In addition to the glaring change of the paint color I also removed the toilet paper holder and the second towel bar and fixed some rough spots in the wall that drove me nuts.
In my opinion, what makes a blog great is the writer’s ability to not only convey their ideas clearly with a specific goal but they are also able to write in a way that makes you feel like you are chatting with a close friend one on one. I follow blogs with home, DIY, food, […]
Moving into a new home it can take a little bit to not feel like you are just camping out in someone else’s home. When all is said and done and the boxes are moved in it still takes some time to really feel at home. One of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to immediately […]
We officially own our first home. The past few months have been a whirlwind. We had been following the market and doing our own independent research on surrounding areas, mortgages, and all the not so fun but crucial pieces to buying your first home for quite some time, but once we began working with an agent […]