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House in Progress: Fall Mantle

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A few weeks ago we accented our fireplace wall with a dark gray color to add a little vibrance to the room. We played around with different picture options to hang above the mantle but ultimately decided upon a large rectangular mirror.

Pregnancy - 30 Week Update

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As soon as I hit the 3rd trimester mark, I was overcome with a sense of urgency for the baby planning that we still needed to do; baby classes, registry, nursery. Registering for baby classes was straightforward because our baseline knowledge was essentially zero, so we signed up for 1....

House in Progress: Gallery Wall

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Often times I find myself planning for effortlessness, whether it is the time spent applying makeup to achieve that natural look or the carefully orchestrated outfit that is meant to look like it was casually thrown together. When it comes to laying out pictures for an eclectic wall there is...

House in Progress: Painted Door

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As soon as Aaron finished painting the garage, it was obvious that the entrance door that opened into the kitchen needed a facelift as well. We wanted to choose a color that would brighten up the garage but not overwhelm the kitchen.

Pregnancy - 27 Week Update

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Up until now I have felt more awkward than pregnant. My boobs got huge, which is difficult to get used to, and my stomach looks like I’ve just had a meal of pizza and beer, not like I’m carrying a child.

House in Progress - Little details

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When we first moved into our house, we focused on the big purchases: lawn mower, weed trimmer, curtains/blinds, washer/dryer, refrigerator, etc. Now, as we let our debit cards cool, we have shifted to updating the little details around the house; the items that are often overlooked but are what can...

Pregnancy - 24 Week Update

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I’m 24 weeks pregnant and just received our first baby onesie from Aaron’s sister! Over the last few weeks, as I’ve begun sharing my pregnancy news with others, I’ve learned that women love to talk to other women about being pregnant.

DIY Box Valences

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We wanted to add a decorative touch to our morning room windows by creating fabric covered boxed valences. We chose a fabric that could subtly complement the upholstered dining room chairs without being the main focus of the room.

What a Difference 31 Years Makes

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I’m constantly amazed by the ability of technology to show us exactly what we didn’t know we wanted. Most recently, I was shocked when my parents shared a blurred, barely discernible ultrasound image they had taken when my mom was 5 months pregnant with me.

House in Progress - Morning Room

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Since we moved into our house, we’ve made it a point to hit up as many clearance sales and sort through as many Craigslist furniture postings as we can. There is nothing more exciting than finding exactly what you’re looking for at a price that feels like a steal. And...