Ari’s Room: All Finished! Rustic-Industrial Tween Room

All done! This one took us a little longer than the nursery, since Ari was already born and there was no built in deadline….but I’m really pleased with how it turned out. And, almost as even more importantly, Ari is, too.  And now for the long post with tour and sources for everything. (I guess it would be more exciting if … Continue reading

Ari’s Room: We Hung Stuff on the Wall

Just a quick post about this little grouping of pictures next to Ari’s bed, then we finish up a couple of things this weekend, and we’re done! I think the sun room is going to get some more attention next.  Okay, so on the list I posted the other day, this was referred to as a gallery wall, but really … Continue reading

A Successful Thrifting Expedition

On Tuesdays Milo and Gus do a lego robotics thing at a friend’s house, so Abe and Ari and I have a couple of hours to kill. Today we killed them by finding awesome things at the thrift store. We picked up my friend (and college roommate) Suzanne, and headed to a new Goodwill. And I found so many incredible … Continue reading

Abe at Four Months

(I know posts have been in short supply this week. Week before finals, so things have been crazy for Dave, which means I’ve been holding a baby even more than usual….things should calm down soon. I have biggish weekend plans!) So I woke up this morning, and I suddenly had a four month old! He’s worked hard this past month … Continue reading

Craigslist Dresser and Calling the Foyer Finished

Foyers are kind of weird. Our old house didn’t have one; you just walked right on into the living room. I’ve talked before about how one of my qualms with colonials is that they tend not to use space as efficiently as they might, what with their hallways and such (we have a super wide hallway upstairs, which I intend … Continue reading

Homeschool Stuff: Science Edition

Every time I sit down to write this post, I…..don’t do it. I have no idea why. It may be because it requires pulling pictures off of my phone, and I hate doing that. But not for any particular reason. So anyway, if you’re reading this, I actually managed to write the whole thing this time. Yay! The thing about … Continue reading

Pinterest Challenge: Squirrel Wall! Or, Okay Whimsy: Simmer Down Now

Is it just me, or was the last Pinterest Challenge like a week ago? Pinterest challenge hosted by: Katie at BowerPower, Sherry at Young House Love, Emily at Sparkle Meets Pop, and Renee at Red Bird Blue At any rate, for the last Pinterest Challenge I redid Ari’s desk. Everything went very smoothly, I was very pleased with the end … Continue reading