Well it seems I have only big updates to share lately! A new job, cross country move, and a brand new baby. Claire Lucia joined us on April 20, 2021, all 6lb 9oz of her. Her birth was a positive experience and all that I could have asked for. If you want to know more … Continue reading Welcome Baby Claire
When we moved into our home in 2018, I knew I would eventually want to make some updates to our kitchen, which I believe had its last major renovation in the early 1990s. I posted about some of my favorite - and least favorite - things about the space here. The pandemic put some of … Continue reading Major Kitchen Refresh and… We Moved!
In my post two months ago, I shared that we have desperately needed to repaint the house. I am happy to share that we decided on a color and we have started to move ahead with finishing the house and trim! The winner was Sherwin Williams Illusive Green. It was the first color that I … Continue reading Moving Along on the Exterior
I am excited to share the changes that we made to the powder bath that is on the first floor of our house. There are some little areas that need to be finished off, like trim and eventually crown molding. Also, is a space ever really finished? I am always switching out and changing! So, … Continue reading Powder Bath Update
They said time would fly and it sure did! I really truly cannot believe my little guy is now one year old. We had fun plans to celebrate your birthday with family and friends, but the Quarantine changed things up. Instead, we enjoyed a nice day at home, with lots of balloons and treats, and … Continue reading One Year of Brooks
We bought our house in the snowy winter months and I think it hid some of the fading and peeling of the exterior, or maybe time has just caught up with us. The cedar shakes are dirty, fading, chipping in spots, and need new life. This is particularly true on the front, garage, and south-facing … Continue reading It’s Time to Paint Our Exterior