If you were to talk to me a year ago I would tell you I had never touched a sewing machine. This was mostly because they seemed too intimidating (to me anyways), and because I really didn’t want to add to the “Suzie Homemaker” idea of myself. Little did I know it could actually be … More sew baby, sew!
Gee-wiz, it’s been almost a month! Lets play catch-up in a nutshell: my parents came to visit for a few weeks, which was awesome! potty trained our oldest who just turned two in July. Well really, this kids is pretty amazing in that he just decides he’s too old for something, such as wearing diapers. … More country, potties, and progress
This weekend we finished our subfloor! Giant pieces of 3x5ft concrete board have never looked so beautiful.. We have blisters on our hands and knees, sore backs, and crabby babies: but our subfloor is in! Since our home is a split level home (the entry is between the 1st and 2nd floor) we’re hoping this … More all things Scandinavian
Last weekend we celebrated the twin’s first birthdays! After a crazy year we decided to have a relatively laid back day, with friends coming over whenever they wanted. We BBQed some food, had cake, and enjoyed spending the day with some of the people that have helped us through this past year. To me this … More twin shenanigans
yes friends, it’s official: I’ve opened an etsy store! I’ve been selling quilts here and there and figured I might as well try to sell online also! If you’re interested check out etsy.com and search for “handmadebyEEF”. Here’s a couple of quilts I’m looking to sell right now: Have a great weekend! L
I’ve always had a soft spot for beautifully designed stoneware.. But now that we’ve decided to go with open shelving instead of upper cabinets in our kitchen it’s out of control! No matter where I go or look: I see a piece that I just absolutely need to have. Problem is: all our money is … More stoneware
It’s starting to look great in our new home! With framing almost completed in the upstairs, and the demolition completed in the downstairs, we’re almost ready for plumbing and wiring.. Woot woot! Never thought I’d be so thrilled about these invisible guts of a home, but to me it just means I’ll be closer to … More How’s the house looking?
That sums up our weekend! Thursday this handsome little man turned TWO! He’s the most gentle and kindhearted ball of fire I know, is totally digging this “terrible two” status, still melts my heart several times a day, loves his brother and sissy; being outside; large equipment; cooking; and anything food related.. Still loves his … More Birthdays, books, and ceiling demo’s.
Since my hubs is out working on our house all day and I’m at home with the littles, I’m at home collecting furniture and getting inspired online.. I figured I’d give you a glimpse into what’s inspiring us in our choices.. Here you have it! So the really exciting thing is that we get the … More be inspired!
Goodness! After 2 weeks of purging the upstairs of our new split-level home I thought we were through the worst of it. Boy was I wrong.. Armored with a crowbar and hammer we pulled up some old hardwood flooring on Wednesday: pulling nails from every 2 inches of wood in a bent over position is … More sore yet?