Kitchen Room Tour

The Before Kitchen Tour

We demo our kitchen in 9 days! Before the space goes to complete chaos, I thought a before tour was in order. So here is the kitchen in all its glory as we have been living with it the past three years! While I share the pictures, I will try to explain some of the …

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Brass Gallery Rails in Kitchen Shelving

We are planning on using floating shelves in our upcoming kitchen remodel but I’ve been struggling with how I want to pull them off.  Open shelving is nothing new in kitchen design so one could argue that it is inherently classic.  However, after seeing it used in kitchen after kitchen recently, it all starts to …

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Our Home

Why I Think A Housecleaner is Worth It

We leave on a quick vacation soon and in the midst of all the hectic preparations, I decided to call our house cleaner to come yesterday.  I took the kids out of the house for the three hours and then when we walked in the front door and I smelled the clean house smell, I …

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On My Mind Lately

This has been the week of kitchen remodel research for me and I’ve been sharing a lot about it on Instagram, specifically my stories. This week I picked up flooring samples from two stores (we’ve made progress but haven’t made our final choice yet), bought 5 paint samples for cabinet colors and got hardware samples …

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Planning Kitchen Hardware

On Labor Day weekend, I noticed a good sale on Rejuvenation’s hardware so I quickly ordered a variety of sample hardware for our upcoming kitchen remodel.   My hope is to nail down exactly what hardware I want so I can be ready to order everything during Black Friday.  The pressure is on. Here’s what I’m …

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On My Mind Lately

Happy Friday!  I’ve been all over the place this week, from feeling on top of things one day to feeling overwhelmed the next.  The big event of the week though was Eleanor starting her second year of preschool. I’m always the most productive on the days we get out of the door early for preschool …

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What I’ve Been Loving Lately

Way back in the stone ages of my blogging days I would occasionally share links to things I loved on Fridays.  I know many blogs do this now and in spite of my fear of seeming too predictable, I just really want to revive my old approach and keep it up.  So here are the …

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