We’re working through all of the changes for our new house, one project at a time (actually, we’re usually doing about 3 projects at a time, but who’s counting?). This house has taught us so much already, and it’s just going to keep teaching us (usually the hard way). So, we’re going to do what we can to pass on some of this newly acquired knowledge to the masses.

Make sure to follow our blog to continue to learn from our trials and triumphs as we experiment in home ownership!

Recent DIY Post


DIY Farm Table

So, my husband and I are an engineer and a designer respectively. So, what that means for us in relation to getting projects done on the house is that we grossly underestimate the amount of time that it will take (very typical of engineers) and we… Read more.

Recent General Updates Post


Guest Bathroom Décor

So the guest bathroom has been a project that we do parts of, work on something else, then come back and do something else, move on, come back, rinse and repeat. But we’re finally done. The last post showed the finished painting except for… Read more.

Recent Miscellaneous Post


My Birthday Shenanigans

My birthday was last week, and it was so much fun to spend it with visiting family. Here are some photo highlights… Read more.

Recent Kitchen Corner Post


Chicken Pot Pie

It’s been a while since I’ve updated Kitchen Corner with a new recipe. Not pointing fingers, but I think that it’s my guest bathroom‘s fault. Anyhow, this recipe is a tried and true chicken pot pie that I’ve made countless times… Read more.


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