“I think you need to see this house. I think it could be amazing.” I won’t quickly forget the first time I drove down the dirt road that leads to our hidden cottage. Off of the road, past the neighbors, and down a lane with a car full of children. My favorite past time during
To death with the nasty rock fireplace! It’s time to replace this 70’s stamp with something much, much better. Subscribe to us on YouTube HERE and never miss a new video!
It may be time for a new mattress. 15 years ago, I made a commitment. I vowed to love, appreciate, and care for my beloved mattress until… …okay, well, that’s about where my analogy breaks down. I scrimped and saved from my minimum wage job at a flower shop until I had saved $699. That
How to distress wood: yes, there is a secret. And yes, I’m happy to share. Because I’m been doing a lot of it these past few days. You see, I have a terrible, horrendous habit. It’s called micro-controlling. Ever heard of it? No? Just me? If I can’t control macro-things, like (for instance) the cookbook
Yes, I’m way overdue for a Farmhouse Kitchen update. As many of you are well aware, we’re now two months into our farmhouse kitchen remodel. As much as I wanted to take a sledge hammer to it all the moment we moved in, eventually I submitted to at least getting boxes unpacked before we starting
The ordinary. Hi. My name is Shaye. And I would like to share with you ordinary photographs from these past few days. Because – get this now – my life is ordinary. Y’all. I have four kids five and under. It’s so dang wonderful and so brutally hard. A clean house is a distant memory like a
Farm Kitchen Renovation: Part 1 Yes, kitchen renovation part 1. Because there are going to be at least half a dozen. Because this farm kitchen renovation is going to go on… and on… and on. We’ve barely scratched the surface, my friends. But even in the demolition that we’ve been under, it’s still a hundred
I’ve got to cheer myself on with the progress that we’ve made in the house thus far – especially the vintage nursery we’ve been working on! We’ve been at The Cottage for about 14 weeks, and truly, I’m floored at how different it is already. Still lots (read: LOTS!) to do, but it’s been fun