weekend recap demo edition

is it really monday already? i think that everyone should have the day off for presidents day. but nope here i am. (not that i can complain). the sun is out and i’m not wearing tights or leggings in february because it’s going to be 60 degrees here in michigan today. can you believe that?! […]

finally friday pentwater edition

you guys.. it’s finally friday, the sun is out, there is no ice and we are heading to pentwater this weekend to work on the cottage! words cannot describe how excited i am to get to work this weekend! we haven’t been able to get up there in so long that i am literally just […]

nursery inspiration 1

ok so last weekend my mom sister and i went shopping in chicago mostly for clothes but also to kick off the search for baby registry and nursery stuff. i’m very set on not finding out what we are having so the challenge is to find gender neutral items that are not bland or orange. […]

meet bernadette the bronco

i’ve had her for a few months but when we took her out last weekend i thought it was time for a formal introduction. meet bernadette the bronco everyone! she’s a 1977 ford bronco in all her minty glory. i’d like to say i bought her on a whim but that is not the case […]

ceiling fan for pentwater

happy valentines day my friends! before i dive into the world of ceiling fans… my day has started out in what could possibly be the most unromantic way. i have been having these wild dreams lately that are so so fricken weird. last night i dreamt that joe and i were going to a “resort […]

custom coffee table

wow first off thank you so much everyone for the kind words and encouragement yesterday. it hasn’t been easy to not write about how i’ve been feeling or whats been going on in our lives lately, especially when it’s so exciting! thank you so much and we are so geeked to be able to share […]

joe’s office

i thought it would be fun today to explore a room i’ve never showed on the blog. mostly because i’m mostly forbidden from it. it’s joe’s office. since the dawn of our marriage joe has had an office in our houses and it has been up to his discretion on how to decorate it. i’m […]

behind the barn

last weekend i went to check out the sheep and just take a little walk behind the barn and yard etc before it started to snow again. we have these two half barns behind the large barn in the back by the field that are currently piled up with wood. the giant stumps were dropped […]

summer project list pool shed

i’ve been dreaming of summer projects. last year joe and i did a really good job of making our project priority list and sticking to it. we really focused on the front of the house landscaping and getting that in order and we finally got that done thanks to the help of my pal jess. […]

pink bathroom update

ok so i finally finally finally started ripping down the wallpaper for the downstairs entry/bathroom/pool room. this room comes right in off the back deck from the pool and porch area and is also the only bathroom on the main floor. the bathroom is behind the door in the hallway. i’ve decided to start this […]

modern farmhouse hallway lighting

i’ve taken a long enough hiatus from working on the house and i am ready to jump back into it. my next big project (if i can make myself get started on it) is the pink tile bathroom on the main floor. once i get that wallpaper taken down and the trim painted i can […]

finally friday christmas living room reveal

the holiday weekend is upon us and i’ve been so excited to show you my christmas living room! i love the green walls and plaid carpet year round but this room just begs to be decked out for christmas. i’m so excited for christmas this weekend. all my gifts are  80% wrapped (hehe) and my […]