Patio: Our Big Little DYI Part 5.2

This post follows just three days after we had the professionals pour the concrete slab. We had a busy weekend (what else is new) and did not have time to do very much. This weekend Drew concentrated on the concrete caps for the retaining wall and that’s about all that was completed. Funny story, we... Continue Reading →

In The Wrong Lane

Have you ever found yourself in the turn lane and suddenly realize that the tide of traffic is taking you the wrong way? A destination either unknown or completely off track. Something we want to avoid happening, so we politely put on our signal and try to edge into the correct lane. Often we are... Continue Reading →

Patio: Our Big Little DYI Part 5.1

The nicest thing about last week’s progress is that most of it was done by hired professionals. Last Wednesday we were expecting the crew to arrive at 7am, though at 6:15am I heard the sweet sounds of Spanish floating around the yard and our dog started to go nuts. The workers were early! I shoved... Continue Reading →

Decorating The Screened In Porch

What can I say, I like to add a little flare to every corner of my house. The outside screened in porch started as an ugly box of brown wood with no color or welcoming flavor. I have slowly been making it into a space worth friendly conversation and entertaining. Mementos from places we travel,... Continue Reading →

Summer Break

It is officially summer break and I am home full time with a 1, 3, and 6-year-old. Overwhelmed? Hell yes. My son (the 6-year-old) moaned that he didn’t know what to do and was bored for about an hour straight. Meanwhile I hurled ideas at him only to be met with the eye roll and... Continue Reading →

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