OK, many of my instagram posts are of Ryder, (my 3 1/2 year old son as I'm writing this blog post) and I get comments and cute posts about him—the other half of the time it's what people are seeing in the background....including my floors. I love my floors. They are a LVP, (Luxury Vinyl … Continue reading Floors a Hot Topic, LVP (Luxury Vinyl Planks)
Walk-in showers...separate stand alone tubs, it’s all the rage! So what makes a great walk-in shower? Well it starts with reviewing the use-case of the room, the light and the location. Is this a darker room, master bedroom with tons of light or a basement guest bathroom that barely will be used. 1. Consult with … Continue reading Fabulously Designed Walk-in Showers and My Party Bathroom
I have to admit, I was hesitate in the idea of having to be loyal to one rug brand. Buying a separate backer that goes with certain rugs? But once I paired the design with the function I was hooked. There website has changed even the last year since I visited it with tons more … Continue reading Lets Talk Rugs Today
Think of going to the bookstore—do you judge a book by its cover? Well "depends on the book" will probably be your answer. But it's true, I know I do. When scanning the magazine shelves at the check-out, think about the words, pictures and color that is screaming at you. The mag editors know 1 out of 5 … Continue reading Judge at the Shelf
As a first-time home owner, I received advice to buy things that you really LOVE because those items will be part of your home for even longer than you think! So once Spring came this year, my husband and I knew that we wanted to invest into a long-lasting outdoor patio furniture. We could have went with the … Continue reading Squirreled By The Yard
Just have to take a minute to share my latest Summer obession—the yard game Jackpot (aka YAHTZEE!) It's a simple handmade wooden dice game made by a talented Mom of 3 in Minnesota. Her little mobile store is called Simple Charm. Here is the breakdown on how this specific dice game set compares to the others: - SOLID Cedar … Continue reading Shake it up!
May Day is today, the 1st of May and it comes around every year. I can remember as a kid, my lovely mom Candee would make little May Day baskets and we would take them to neighbors. We would ring their doorbell and smile and/or leave it on their doorstep. It was a strange little … Continue reading Did You Receive Your May Day Basket?
Many of us have been in Uptown and walk by a really cool looking blue door and wonder what is inside. Some may try to open it thinking it's a new trendy little shop, other may look inside the window to find nothing but a large black staircase and a really cool tall-person made motorcycle. … Continue reading 1 word: mono
For a group of hard-working men (and two full-time women), the best part of their week is Friday's beer-thirty which involves a bit of chit-chat usually a handful of peanuts and some curse words. To celebrate the St Patrick's Holiday tomorrow, I put together some simple designs to announce the company-wide field trip. Featured below … Continue reading Adults enjoy field trips too