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Link-Up: May Favorites

Okay, so this post is a little late, but better late then never, right? I am joining Vicki from Domestic Mamma, Light & Sweet, and A Slice of Mudpie to co-host a linkup each month and it's all about our favorites of the month. So each month we're going to answer these questions and see how our favorites change month by month. It will ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 16 – Countertop Installed

Home Remodel Time Today's a big day. Because a kitchen doesn't look or function like a kitchen without a countertop. And these countertops are my favorite on the whole planet. Not only are they one of the more affordable choices that look nice, but it also functions and feels better than any other type of countertop material in my opinion. ... see more >>

Zip It, Zip It Good – Part Two

I have a little story to tell you. It all started on my birthday last month. Kyle and I went to the nearby mountain town Julian to celebrate my b-day and him quitting his job to work full time on his porsche parts business. We went out to dinner and because I ordered some apple pie to-go, I was so eager to get out of there with my apple ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 15 – Mood Lighting

Home Remodel Time We already had 3 recessed lights in the ceiling of the kitchen, but we definitely needed to add a couple other lighting touches. For one thing, the island definitely needed something. So we found some really cool pendant lights at our favorite home improvement warehouse: It was a little difficult to get those babies ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 14 – Upper Cabinets

Home Remodel Time Kyle and I are about to head on out for a 4 day excursion to Santa Cruz to see one of my favorite college friends get hitched with a great guy! So before we go, I wanted to give you another kitchen remodel post. After we installed the base cabinets, we Kyle put up the upper cabinets, and we created the microwave ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 11, 12, & 13 – Mudding Drywall and Installing Lower Cabinets

Home Remodel Time On Kitchen Remodel Day 11, we mudded the cracks between the drywall and also the nails/screws. On Kitchen Remodel Day 12 and 13, we bought our first load of cabinets and installed all the base cabinets. This cabinet in the foreground of this pic is the only cabinet I actually installed myself (haha!). : Kyle ... see more >>

Happy Mother’s Day!

Hey everyone! Just wanted to give a shout out to all the moms out there! We know you work hard and you have the hardest job on the planet! Thank you to our own moms, whether biological or not, who have mothered us along the way, and even still continue to do so at times. We love you and appreciate you. We hope all the moms out ... see more >>

Link-Up: April Favorites

I am joining Vicki from Domestic Mamma, Jade at an Organized Mess, and Night Owl to co-host a linkup each month and it's all about our favorites of the month. So each month we're going to answer these questions and see how our favorites change month by month. It will be pretty interesting to see. We'll all see how much we each change ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 9 & 10 – Drywall And Freakazoid Electrical Work

Home Remodel Time On Day 9 & 10 of our Kitchen Remodel, I did a lot of drywall work while Kyle dealt with some major electrical issues. Exibit A: Exibit A closer up: So I think you get a good idea of what Kyle was dealing with here. *Remember, always make sure your electricity is turned off before you touch any electrical ... see more >>

Kitchen Remodel Day 7 & 8 – Last Wall Down, Moving a Window, and Insulating

Home Remodel Time Before I start, I just want to make sure we have a full disclaimer that I don't think that anyone should just be destroying walls in their home. Many walls in a house are needed for structural support. We only removed walls in our house that were not structural. Make sure you do your research and consult with a professional ... see more >>