Construction is clipping along on the addition. Walls are up and floors are next. That means I need to start thinking of a new area rug for our bedroom!

Design, Home, Renovations

August 23, 2022

Finalizing the Master Bedroom Mood Board and an Area Rug Roundup

When you’re in the thick of a major home renovation, things can feel completely out of control. Here are 3 actionable tips to stay sane.

featured, Home, Renovations

August 20, 2022

How to stay sane while living through a home renovation

Beach Sunset

In our kitchen renovation, we are planning for sconces to flank the kitchen sink window. Here’s a roundup of options that span a range of materials.

Design, featured, Home, Kitchen

August 14, 2022

7 Sconce Options for Our Kitchen Sink Window

Wall with a variety of sconces on display

A master bathroom mood board is something I should have done months ago, and would have saved a lot of explaining and debating with my husband. I had yet to compile the design into a cohesive visual. Until today!

Bath, Design, featured, Home, Uncategorized

July 31, 2022

Our Master Bathroom Mood Board

Marble and ceramic tile in neutral colors

The electrician will be out any day now, so it’s time to review a roundup of 9 finalists for new master bath lighting. Of all the selections in our addition/renovation, lighting fixtures have turned out to be the hardest.

Bath, Design, Home, Renovations

July 18, 2022

Options for new master bath lighting

Our 1960s bedroom ensuite is small, old and meant for one person at a time. We’re putting on a master bath addition and walk-in closet to transform the space!

Bath, Design, Home

July 6, 2022

Inspiration for our new master bath addition

Sundays are typically my night to cook and we’re in full-blown spring, so I recently made an easy grilled miso shrimp recipe packed with flavor.

Food, Sunday Dinner

April 24, 2022

Sunday Dinner: Miso Grilled Shrimp & Avocado Salad

We’re taking on a renovation and addition to transform our midcentury kitchen and master suite. Space, storage and modern day appliances to the rescue!

Bath, Home, Kitchen, Renovations

April 18, 2022

7 Game Changers in Our Upcoming Renovation

Construction for home addition with dirt and excavator

The road to renovation: from 1980s Southern Living magazines to a massive storm-related insurance claim…we finally broke ground.

Home, passions, Renovations

April 13, 2022

For the Love of Home

An aperitivo is more than happy hour. It serves to open a passageway between our labors and our leisure. And maybe finding purpose.

Aperitivo, Core Values, Food, Home, Leisure, passions

April 10, 2022

The Opening

Pizza and fried artichokes with a Aperol Spritz in Rome

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