Monthly Archives: July 2016

My Updated Fireplace & Reclaimed Wood Mantel

July 21, 2016

When we bought our new to us home, I knew I had a big job ahead of me.  The house hadn’t been painted in at least 15 years and was very dark and needed a major update.   Below is a before photo of the family room.  It worked for the family that lived there, […]

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Paint Palette for Our New Home

July 15, 2016

After much thought and looking at every gray there is (and there are a lot of them), the final paint palette for our new home has been selected.  Drum roll please. I chose Benjamin Moore’s Wickham Gray for all of the main areas — foyer, living room, dining room, family room,  playroom and all hallways. […]

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My Family’s Favorite Pasta Salad Recipe

July 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July to everyone! What are you and your family up to today? I hope lots of fun in the sun and time spent together. 🙂 As you know, we just moved into a new home (well, new to us) a couple of weeks ago, so we’ve been busy getting settled and unpacking/organizing […]

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