its freakin done. kitchen reveal!

I shouldn’t complain. I have an amazing house and a wonderful life and a great husband and daughter. But holy hell, this kitchen reno felt like a lifetime. I think it was because it was nearly unusable beforehand so it feels like we’ve almost had no kitchen since we moved in in October. With that…

the kitchen i don’t miss…

So much has happened over the last few months. I started really decorating my house. I bought a giant fuzzy beanbag chair. I have no kitchen… Ultimately, the moral of the story at the moment is that moving into a larger space from a smaller space is not actually easier like I thought it would…

i’m redoing a house…

I read an article about the culture of “busy” and how it’s a choice. The fact that I agree with that doesn’t mean that it’s not currently true though, and especially so lately. My husband and I sold our city life for a piece of the burbs. And I’ve never been happier. We purchased a…

i bought a new scale

  So yesterday I got on the scale I’ve been using for the last 4 years, because who wants to buy a new scale, right? I was elated to see that I had lost 4 lbs, putting me at my first milestone since returning to Paleo about a month ago! But then I got suspicious. I…

life just changes, and it’s hard to keep up…

I’ve been debating on when to start writing again. Life has changed so much for me over the last 4 months that documenting things seemed like a daunting task. But with the impending Snowmageddon upon us, I have decided that now is as good as ever. So, I’m back, and with some big news! 1. I’M…

love travels boutique on etsy

Today is a wonderful day for a friend of overly ambitious! Love Travels (lovetravels8) has opened her shop on etsy! New Yorker, Caitlin Casey, is the artist behind the magic of these beautiful handmade custom maps. She will create whatever city is close to your heart,and is currently featuring three maps in her shop: New York, NY,…

she’s crafty: the poo brown end table

My husband’s grandmother gives us some awesome stuff. She’s traveled the world and brought back things like masks, shields and spears from various countries, three of which are currently up in our home. She’s also amassed some great stuff from domestic locations, and those things are super cool too. So when she moved, we received…