Renovating A Historic House: What to Keep in Mind When Designing


As our home renovation inches closer and closer to completion, and we make some last minute decisions, we are constantly wondering, “Did we do this house justice?” One question we’ve asked ourselves again and again along the way is, “does the space still feel historic?” Our house was built in 1930. Which pretty much means it … Continue reading “Renovating A Historic House: What to Keep in Mind When Designing”


Prepping for Holiday Guests with SNOWE


I feel like when you have guests coming to stay with you, bedding and a cozy place to retreat to each evening is always the first thing on everyone’s mind. Making sure the linen closet is stocked with soft throws, fresh sheets and pillowcases is definitely important (SNOWE’s bedding bundle will help you get your guestroom or even that pull out sofa ready in cinch and create a luxury experience), but what about the bathroom? We recently did a simple refresh in our guest bath for the holidays.


Eating Our Way Through Chicago


This summer has certainly been an interesting one. Being cooped up in our guest house has definitely led to a case of cabin fever, and with the combo of the small space and the summer heat that awaits us outside our door, there has been little relief. Luckily, we recently decided to spontaneously book a trip to Chicago on Ebates’ Travel Thursday and it was the best decision we’ve made all summer. 😉


Year in Review: 2018


I’m pretty sure…in fact, i’m certain that every new year we look back at the previous year and talk about how it’s been our best, most productive and craziest one yet. I can say without hesitation that we’re never exaggerating.  We tend to challenge ourselves year after year to accomplish, see, travel, and live more. It’s … Continue reading “Year in Review: 2018”


The Best Items for Small Space Living with eBay


I think a common misconception when it comes to decorating a small space is that it has to be practical, leaving little room for things to beautiful…and that couldn’t be anymore untrue. Practical and purposeful pieces don’t have to be boring. They can be classic and trendy just like the rest of the furniture and decor pieces featured in design magazines. So what should you look for when decorating a small space? Keep reading to check out our favorite items for small space living.


Weekend Links: 55


His: Shirt (similar) | Jeans Hers: Vintage Shirt (similar) | Jeans | Glasses (similar) Hey weekend! Thought you’d never show up 😉 We’ve been working in double time over here as we’ll be heading out of town next weekend. We’re setting sail on our fourth Princess cruise with some of our favorite people. More on … Continue reading “Weekend Links: 55”


Our Patio 2.0


Inspiration image via. Something we’ve talked about a lot over the past few months has been our home renovation. Yes, we are renovating big time over here! Our bedroom is getting an addition that includes more space in the actual bedroom and waaaaay more space for a walk-in closet. Our dining room is expanding too! … Continue reading “Our Patio 2.0”