financial goals - I've reached a student debt balance where the interest accumulated each month is a negligible number, which means, once again, I'm waffling between cutting back my snowball or continuing on with it. On the one hand, I'd like to continue this intensity because I'd like to cut back my hours at my … Continue reading on my mind: feb. 2019
I think my sister and I developed a taste for cool, toned down colors in reaction to Mom's tastes (although my tastes are a lot more eclectic than my sister). Our mom loved bold, warm colors like red and brown and purple. My sister likes everything in neutral/soft palettes. Houzz calls it Transitional. It's not quite contemporary … Continue reading before/after: ewash bath
A low budget DIY flip of the living area in my house. In April, I was still waking up to an empty living area every day. I had painted before I moved into my house because I knew covering the paneling would be a big step toward making the space feel more like mine. After … Continue reading before/after: living room
I hear them scratching and scurrying about. They awake when I lie down. Charlie's nose catches their scent. He may bark at them or bound after their phantom movements.
A friend of the family said to me recently, "One of the greatest misdirections in life, is that being an adult will be easier." I hosted friends at my house for the first time since I actually finished the living room floor. When a friend of my friend unexpectedly needed a place to spend the … Continue reading how did i end up here?
Be gone 70s wood paneling.
My family home is over 100 years old, and my dad has been tackling a different project each year for the past 18 years. The living room was one of the last rooms to be gutted and redone. Along with the dry wall and paint job, my Dad rewired the surround sound and put all of … Continue reading before/after: family living room