The Beauty of Naïvety

The Beauty of Naïvety

The Closet built-in is finally finished! And I'm WILD about how it turned out! I'm going to be honest, I had no idea what I was getting myself into with this one. I must have been riding high from the kitchen countertops thinking "If I can do that, I can do anything!" - I wasn't [...]

Demanding Deadlines

Demanding Deadlines

Here's a fun story for you: last week I was two margarita deep on a date with Jesse and I decided to invite a couple out-of-town friends to stay over for Memorial Day weekend... never mind the fact that all of the contents of my closet are currently strewn about the guest room. That being [...]

Smelling the Roses

Smelling the Roses

This time of year, the roses on my front porch bloom so bright and happy. The big pink blossoms only stick around for a short while but the amount of joy they bring me is immeasurable. I love my roses. I've tended to them for years and I like to believe it shows. I woke [...]

Adapt And Overcome

Adapt And Overcome

Well this whole closet project has proved itself to be quite a bit more ambitious than I expected it to be! After all, it's a tiny little cubby in a tiny little closet, how hard could it be!?... the answer: very hard. Here is a little drawing to remind you of my building plans I'm [...]

What A Monday

What A Monday

Have you ever had one of those days? You know, when one thing after another just goes all wrong. Your alarm doesn't go off, you burn the toast, you step on bubble gum. You know the kind of day I'm talking about... Yesterday was one of those days. I intended to make headway on my [...]