My Ikea Love: Shelves

So this happened yesterday – my husband fulfilled my long dream of shelves above our credenza. If you’ve noticed, we kinda love Ikea. We’d searched high and low for affordable ‘natural yet hefty’ shelves, but ultimately couldn’t choose anything but our lovely Ikea Lack Shelves. At only $29 each, they were the bargain of the year! As I posted on Instagram, I was looking for … Continue reading My Ikea Love: Shelves

Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the hardscape in the front yard. I used my yard transformation … Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

Fort Maintenance, July 2017

There is always work to do when you own a home. A few months ago, with no leaves on the deciduous trees, the fort only wanted for a good wash and clear coat sealant. However, with our busy spring now far behind us, and summer in the Pacific Northwest in our midst, we found our trees had completely shaded out the fort! ​ This is … Continue reading Fort Maintenance, July 2017