• Posts Tagged ‘First House’


    by  • July 12, 2013 • Personal • 3 Comments

    I’m still alive! Forgive me for disappearing again. The past few months have been such a whirlwind, but I am breathing again and ready to step back into my blogging shoes…for real this time 🙂 I was hoping to be able to tell you that we sold our house & that it was a...

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    Black Doors

    by  • April 25, 2013 • House Projects & Updates • 9 Comments

    It’s about time I kick off the house project catch-up fest! When I painted the living room, I left the inside of the front door untouched because I knew I would want to paint it something other than white. Almost 2 years go by…and I finally got around to painting that door! I hopped...

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    For Sale

    by  • April 19, 2013 • Personal • 11 Comments

    It’s happening… Two years ago, Phil was commissioned into the Air Force with a scholarship to get his master’s degree in Public Health. His graduation is coming up in May, and in July, will start a 3-year commitment as a 1st Lieutenant! All of the unanswered questions about the future have been teaching me...

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    DIY Jewelry Storage

    by  • March 24, 2013 • Crafts & DIY Decor

    I have a nice little jewelry armoire, but it was getting pretty crowded with items piled on top of each other. So I was looking to store my jewelry in a way that is both easy to access and easy to see everything I own. I decided that the wall space behind our bedroom...

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    Distressed Vinyl Club Chairs

    by  • March 12, 2013 • Crafts & DIY Decor, Decor

    I’ve been wanting to replace the futon in our living room from the very beginning, and that day has finally come! It has served us well as a spare bed for guests, but it’s not something that we want in the main living area. For a few weeks, I casually stalked craigslist for a...

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    DIY Inexpensive Cabinet Updates

    by  • February 15, 2013 • House Projects & Updates

    We’ve been plugging away on the kitchen, and now I can finally show you how we updated our old cabinets by adding trim, paint, and semi-open shelving! The room was already looking worlds better, thanks to projects like the fresh white paint, wood floors, painting a bright red door, and raising the old header...

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