Category Archives: our home

Product Rave – Old English

Our house has lots of beautiful wood trim, but sadly the previous owner’s large dog scratched much of it. I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to do much to fix it. One day I was browsing the cleaning aisles at Target and saw Old English Scratch Cover. It was pretty cheap, so I […]

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Boys’ bathroom makeover

Yesterday’s project was the boys’ bathroom. Even though I can’t do everything I want right now (new hardware, flooring, vanity), I think a coat of paint really made a difference! Also touched up the wood trim and door and added curtains. The curtains are actually just cloth napkins that I got at the thrift store […]

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Quick, cheap dining/school room make-over

One part of our new house that I knew I needed to change ASAP was the lime green dining room. I actually think “lime green” is a nice way of describing the color. It’s the brightest yellowish green I have ever seen on a wall. And not only that, but the walls were FILTHY. Legend […]

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Our New House!

After an incredibly stressful buying process, we closed on our new house on April 16! It feels great to be homeowners again. Here’s a picture of the front from the listing. I LOVE the wrap-around porch! It’s so much fun to decorate. Here are some more recent pictures of the outside.  So far we have […]

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Our NEW homeschool room!

Several months ago I blogged about homeschooling throughout our house in Phoenix instead of using a designated room. When we moved to Washington, we had to downsize by about 300 sq ft. As a result, our living space doesn’t really work for schooling comfortably. Fortunately we do have big bonus room above the garage. It […]

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