Long time no blog! After having to suddenly travel due to a loss in the family and falling ill upon my return, I’ve barely had the energy for my day job. Thankfully, everything is back on track now and I have a plethora of blog content waiting to be published. Thanks for your patience, guys! Now, let’s get to it… The holiday … Keep reading…

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Like a lot of old, city houses, someone at some point turned what used to be our porch into an extension on the home. It gave us a mudroom and a bedroom nook, and frankly it was a great idea. I’d so rather have storage than a porch. The only downfall is I wasn’t ever sure what to do with the upstairs … Keep reading…

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Big news, guys: I’m hosting Christmas this year. Also the giveaway series I have been talking about is launching today. But first, let’s talk about Christmas. Instead of me traveling to my hometown, my mother is coming to St. Louis and we’ll celebrate the holidays here. I’m thrilled — my Christmas decor is finally able to live up to its full potential, and my … Keep reading…

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Halloween is one of the best times of year, and I’ve loved its spooky decor as long as I can remember. One of the absolute nicest things anyone ever did for me was about this time of year in the early 90s, and while I may incorrectly remember some of the details, I always think of the bits I recall around Halloween. I … Keep reading…

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We’ve been cleaning, organizing, and redecorating the house this month in preparation for all the out-of-town family who will see it during our wedding weekend. It’s equal parts finishing half-done areas, routine tidying, and my crazy brain always wanting to take on new projects. One simple way we always keep our home ready for guests is by maintaining our well-decorated entryway. If … Keep reading…

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