Category Archives: House + Home

the minimalist game: 30 days of purging

Recently, Page and I watched the documentary, Minimalism.  While of course, to be entertaining, the people featured are going to extremes (tiny houses, possessions that only fit in a backpack, etc) it still fired up the desire in me to … Continue reading

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Crew Does Two — The Second Quarter

Now that Crew is two, I’ve scaled back to quarterly, rather than monthly, updates on everything from growth to preferences to all the (mostly) fun little quirks of his personality. Much has happened in the last three months! So much growing up … Continue reading

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Crew’s Big Kid Room (with garbage trucks, of course)

Even before we finished swapping the nursery and the big kid room, this oh-so-big kid was begging to sleep in here. He had exactly zero issues making the transition to new bed and new room, and we haven’t looked back…although I … Continue reading

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The Flex Room’s Half-Way Point

The front living space we refer to as the “flex room” is gaining a little momentum! After falling hard for a green velvet sofa, things about this room’s look and feel began to click for me. The rug, wall art, … Continue reading

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Finishing the Basement: the play space

I definitely jinxed myself saying we’d have flooring in for the next post — nope, backordered, then backordered FURTHER, and the latest update is that the mill is now making a whole new run of our carpet, so yes…more waiting. … Continue reading

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Finishing the Basement: our home gym

Paint color is Sherwin Williams “Oceanside”. You can view all our basement paint picks here. The gym is our basement level is currently the most finished space so far, but still a work in progress. Today I’m sharing the final plan … Continue reading

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