What kind of art do you put in a bathroom? That’s a question we wrestled with last July. You might remember this “before” shot of a big blank wall in our bathroom from an earlier post: We knew we wanted to put a long towel bar on this wall, but we weren’t sure what to(…)
You ever get an idea in your head that something needs to be done a certain way, or it can’t be done at all? That if it can’t be done the way it’s supposed to be (which is however you’ve decided it needs to be), it’s not worth doing at all? Or, maybe you’ll do(…)
…but not really lost? I mean, you know, generally, where you are–but you don’t know exactly where you are. And you don’t know how to get where it is you want to go. Somehow, in the last 6 months, I seem to have lost my way. I have worked hard, and blogged hard, and parented(…)
It’s been one year this week since Cane, our kids, and I moved together into the house that’s become our home. Time is always such a slippery thing. It feels as if the year has flown by—as if the time since then has moved so quickly—but when I think back to individual moments, they feel far(…)
As I mentioned in our last post, I’ve got a chair project on hold. It was a $5 garage sale find. She was in sad shape when we brought her home (last fall!), but we like her curvy lines and know she can be a looker again. I really wanted to finish it earlier this(…)
We think of ourselves as a better living blog, and for us, a better home is the vehicle to a better life. Of course, “home” isn’t just the house we’re living in. It’s all the things we do in and around the four walls of our shelter. So, while our home tour is mostly(…)
We don’t do church on Sundays. We do chores. You might think chores can’t be any kind of equivalent to church, but we’ve found that chores actually do for us much of what church does for others (besides fill our Sunday mornings).