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Decade challenge – Craftsman kitchen addition

Because I love a good before/after, and because I’ve been enjoying the difference between our 2009 kitchen and 2019 kitchen #decadechallenge, I thought I would (finally) share some photos from the long-awaited renovation we did this spring. Our kitchen hadn’t … Continue reading

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Hammer time

I’m typing this tonight¬†because I probably won’t be able to lift my arms tomorrow, after today’s experience volunteering alongside a few co-workers at Habitat for Humanity. I hammered, caulked, measured, drilled and even got to use a router to cut … Continue reading

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Emmett’s room on AT

Eeep! I’ve been reading Apartment Therapy since forever and after documenting our dormer renovation and posting the finished nursery pictures, I decided to submit our project to the site. It’s up today as “Emmett’s Raise-the-Roof-Room.” If you’re new to the … Continue reading

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Making room: Our bright, book-filled nursery

It’s hard to believe our former attic nook is now my favorite place to sit and read and watch birds and branches and the clouds roll by. I can’t wait to welcome our baby home. I will admit, though, to … Continue reading


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Nesting: Extreme home makeover editon

I can’t believe I’m rounding (reeeally rounding) into the third trimester already. 27 weeks, friends.¬† Construction on our dormer addition got underway late last week, so I thought it might be time for an update on babythings. Whilst others in … Continue reading


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Raising the roof

Baby needs a new room.Well, baby would probably be fine in a bassinet/cozy corner for months, but I’m itching for a nursery that is more than a nook — a room that our kid can grow into. We love our … Continue reading

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