House Update: Hardwood Floors

The first thing we had scheduled in the new house was getting the carpet out on the lower level and site finished red oak installed.  They came out, took out the carpet, laid the new floor, then came back to sand, stain, and seal the new floors.  They came out absolutely gorgeous and we couldn't be happier with them! We are getting new Shaw Floors Epic Plus engineered hardwood flooring on the … [Read more...]

The New House Inside Pics!

Hi, friends, you all have embraced my exciting news with gusto and I'm so happy about that. Thank you for being happy with me on the new beginning and home together.  I can't wait to share all the plans with you and it will be fun documenting projects on the blog again. I do love my current house and it will always have a special place in my heart with all the renovations my dad and I did to … [Read more...]

My Big Fat Exciting News!

I've been keeping a big secret that I can't wait to share with you! You've been waiting for it, haven't you?  And I've been dying to share all that's going on! Even my blog friends and real life friends are all like, when is this thing gonna happen, huh, huh? I've been keeping this little secret from all of you, not because I wasn't excited and didn't want to share.  I just felt like … [Read more...]

New & Improved Screened Porch Plans!

I'm really excited to share my new porch plans with y'all today!  I got the opportunity this spring to work with some other bloggers on a design challenge for Color Lovers and we would all do an update in our homes. This group loves color and we are not shy when it comes to using color in our homes, so I hope you enjoy this one. We could choose any space we wanted to make over and we're working … [Read more...]

Adding 3M Window Tint to My Home

I just added something to my house that I thought you all might like to hear about, since I've done so much around here in the renovation mode.  I have 2 large picture windows in my kitchen that face southwest and in the afternoon, the sun beats against those windows heating up the kitchen so much during the summer months. It really gets uncomfortable in there and makes me rethink having a fan in … [Read more...]

Spring Blooms and Pop In Color

This post is sponsored by Monrovia, but my love of spring blooms is all my own! Happy spring to you all! This time of year energizes me and it's definitely my favorite season of the year.  I just wish it lasted longer!  When blooms burst out on my flowering trees in the front yard, I know that Spring is here and everything will be coming alive again and bursting forth with beauty and blooms. … [Read more...]

New Doorknobs & Locks from Schlage

It's amazing how a small change such as new locks can make things better, but it's true!  It was almost 5 years ago that I bought this house and my dad and I started the renovations, which took 6 months. Since that time, I've done so many renovations and updates in the house and it's really so nice to have it all done and now I get to enjoy it all. I love to see beautiful handle sets when I'm … [Read more...]

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