Bringing Home the Bacon {in the Kitchen}

This post (and the pig print) are courtesy of Photos.com; all opinions are mine. All of my Christmas decorations have been packed away, and suddenly the house felt empty, especially the open shelving I added above the bar area in our kitchen.  Clearly, they were pretty "done up" for the … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization – Erin from Sunny Side Up

*Be sure to catch our two giveaways at the end of the post!* We're so happy to welcome back our sweet friend, Erin, from The Sunny Side Up blog.  We love it every time she guest posts with us; she's got a beautiful (and beautifully organized) home, and she's mastered the art of decorating without … [Read more...]

New Paint in Our Kitchen

Amy posted her amazing kitchen transformation on Sunday (see it here if you missed it), as well as a giveaway for the HomeRight FinishMax paint sprayer.  If you're thinking about painting your cabinets, then trust me, you will want a sprayer.  I've painted cabinets without a sprayer and will never … [Read more...]

Kitchen Makeover–Reveal!

  {This post is sponsored by HomeRight, all opinions are my own.  Our posts contain affiliate links see our full disclosure here} I admit that there may have been a time that I never thought this kitchen would be done. Finally, today I am so proud to show-off my newly refreshed kitchen! … [Read more...]

Friday Free For All

Happy Friday!  My kids are on fall break this week, and next, because they're on a modified year-round schedule, and it has been positively decadent to not have to get up early for school.  I had big plans to paint my bedroom--and I still think that will happen next week--but mostly I've been doing … [Read more...]

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets–Tips & Tricks for a Smooth Finish

  I am back with more progress in our "Kitchen Makeover"and it's probably our biggest improvement so far! Today I am going to talk all about painting kitchen cabinets, which is a HUGE job but also one with a tremendous reward. Tackling this project takes time, energy and a few useful tools … [Read more...]

Our New Kitchen

Last week I showed you the open shelving we installed in the bar area of the kitchen (you can see it on the right below): And here's a better shot: I had to do very little to this kitchen; it was already pretty fabulous.  The cabinets are all custom and a creamy white with brown … [Read more...]

Open Shelving in Our New Kitchen

As you guys know, things have been moving slower than I would like in our new home because of all the time it's taking to deal with the claim from our move damage.  The good news is that our dining room table has been repaired, and they are hopefully picking up the piano to take it in for repairs in … [Read more...]

IKEA Kitchens at the Milan World Expo

This post is sponsored by IKEA and Syndicate Ads.  All opinions are 100% my own. •••••••• How do you think we'll be cooking in 20 years? What kind of kitchens will we do it in? How often do you eat with your family? And how will we eat the food we make? •••••••• These are the kinds of … [Read more...]

DIY Stained Open Shelving {and a Giveaway}

Christy came to visit me a few weeks ago and in true weekend warrior fashion, we knocked out a fun DIY project together--these DIY Stained Shelves! Aren't they great? The whole "How-We-Did-It" is in our first combined video featuring both of us, check that out below! By now everyone knows that … [Read more...]

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