We went to NYC for the National Stationery Show and when we came home, we found our irises in full bloom. I love that our yard welcomes us home in such a pretty way.
Category Archives: house + home
I didn’t announce my pregnancy online, so it may have come as a shock when I did announce that I had a baby. But I was really and truly pregnant for 40 weeks and 3-ish days. Here’s the proof. We took photos every Sunday, starting at 9 weeks. That was also our first weekend in […]
It’s 7:35am now, but I’ve already been up for a few hours. I read a little. Then I did some work from bed, still all cozy under the blankets with my laptop. I love getting things done while the world is quiet and peaceful; it’s more relaxing that way. Just a moment ago I looked […]
Over the summer, we painted every room in our new house except the bathroom. Well, this weekend that all changed! Soon the walls will be white (instead of pale blue — it was just too much blue for me, with the blue tiling). It’ll take two coats, but it’s already brighter. Yay for little home […]
You know what’s the best? Coming home and spending time in the backyard! At our last apartment, there was small backyard. But our landlord/neighbor was so nosey that we never felt comfortable spending any time back there (plus, it was sorta trashy). But now, we have this glorious backyard all to ourselves. It feels like […]
We are painting our kitchen pepper grass green. Here’s an in-progress photo. (By we, I totally mean Eric.) We’re almost done with this color now, and it really looks awesome. Next step: cabinet doors. They’ll be a paler, more yellow-y green. I’m so excited. Yay for colors! After years and years of living in dirty-looking-white […]
Last weekend our parents visited to check out our progress on the house. My brother was super helpful and he climbed up into this tree and cut off a few crazy branches for us. Now we have some more sunlight in the yard and you don’t have to crouch down to walk by the tree. […]