Category Archives: House + Home

Finishing the Basement: The Bathroom

Mirror | Sconces | Faucet Paint color pictured is Sherwin Williams “City Loft” — see all of our paint picks here I’m proud to say we’ve stayed remarkably on budget for this basement project, now that we have drywall, trim, paint, … Continue reading

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Potty Training Essentials (and 5 things that worked for us)

potty training seat | flushable toddler wipes | OXO travel potty and extra bags | Even Firefighters Go to the Potty | Potty Big Boy Underpants  (girl version here!)| the BEST underpants by Kickee Pants (available in girl styles, too) If you follow … Continue reading

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Finishing the Basement: The Guest Bedroom

Having built two homes, I’m very familiar with picking out elements for my home without being able to actually see/touch/walk through the ACTUAL finished space beforehand. Finishing the basement level is a little bit easier because at least I can … Continue reading

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Crew Does Two — The First 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 his first quarter-year as a two-year-old! It’s April … Continue reading

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Seeing Green | Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In between some basement walk-throughs with our painter and potential trim guys, we made some treats for our friends and I’ve been putting the bedding together in our master (Crew has been giving it a test-jump!). Hope … Continue reading

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basement paint colors.

With drywall finished, and trim installation up next, I got a head-start on looking at paint colors. (Note: All colors you see in this post are Sherwin-Williams.) Working off the paint colors throughout the rest of our home, we wanted to go … Continue reading

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