green living

Not just another sweater stocking Repurposing a treasured heirloom

I am a staunch believer in No Christmas Before Thanksgiving. In fact, I’m a bit of a crankypants on the subject. (Just ask our kids.) I believe in giving all of Thanksgiving weekend to Thanksgiving–no Black Friday shopping, no wreath hanging, no Christmas nothing around here until the last piece of pumpkin pie is gone. I(…)

Going out on a funky limb The big reveal of our long-in-the-works bathroom tiling project

Our new tile wall is a little bit funky. Some of our grout lines are crooked–because the tiles aren’t all the same size. Some of the color in the tiles aren’t uniform–because these are tile seconds we found at some of our favorite salvage stores. But, we like it this way. We know we could(…)