Kids gifts that give back 2017

This holiday season, you can practice the habit of charity by giving your little-one one of these thoughtful gifts that give back to those in need.  Rose & Rex woodie surf car : Rev up a child’s imagination, from exploring what makes them move to dreaming of their destination. Your purchase will provide 4 toys for … Continue reading Kids gifts that give back 2017

Getting in the spirit

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tim and I are big on keeping our holiday traditions alive and are SO excited to share the holiday spirit with our son. Each year since our first Christmas together we've made a point to support local tree farmers by chopping down our own tree. This year we … Continue reading Getting in the spirit

Oh Baby! Kai’s Sweet Neutral Nursery Reveal

It has been an absolute joy putting this simple neutral nursery together! We have completely embraced the challenge of small space design with this project. At 39 weeks pregnant, we are finally wrapping up the finishing touches on baby Kai's sweet little nest. We decided on a neutral color pallet to keep baby's room light and … Continue reading Oh Baby! Kai’s Sweet Neutral Nursery Reveal

DIY farmhouse decor

We've recently added a few DIY decor projects to our bedroom space to liven things up. The floating shelves and glassless window frames were crafted by my wonderful grandfather. I must preface this by saying that he has been able to bring to life EVERY woodworking project I have ever had in my head. We consider … Continue reading DIY farmhouse decor

Treat Yo Self Day!

I've been FEELIN' the winter blues lately and desperately craving some personal nourishment. A day at the spa can be a fantastic way to pamper yourself but if you're anything like me, you may be seeking a less costly way to satisfy your day-spa dreams. I planned a 'Treat Yo Self Day' at my house with … Continue reading Treat Yo Self Day!

Thinking ahead: a DIY patio story

This time last year, Tim and I started brain storming for our DIY patio build project. In the midst of a cold New England winter we could not help but dream of sunnier days to come. Thoughts of enjoying the outdoors with our family triggered visions of the perfect patio to gather on. We had our … Continue reading Thinking ahead: a DIY patio story

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

In my case it was hands down the egg that came first! While visiting a friend's family farm in Santa Barbara I had an experience that changed my life forever. It was the taste of farm fresh eggs collected from their coop for our breakfast that won over my taste buds and ignited my desire to raise … Continue reading Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

From the ground up.

When Tim and I purchased our first home together a little over a year ago, we knew we needed to prepare ourselves to take on a hefty amount of DIY projects around the property. The first thing on my mind was establishing our gardens. For us this started with the construction of a number of … Continue reading From the ground up.