Our New House: Kitchen Makeover Before & Afters

“Welcome” to our new home! You’ll quickly see that what drew us to this little oasis just south of the Twin Cities was not the condition of the home, but all of the space! Room to garden, grow sweet corn and hay, to have a few animals and to let the kids roam and explore. The … Continue Reading

House Tour: Master Bedroom

Welcome to our master bedroom. When we moved into this house I was surprised to hear that my husband thought that our master bedrooms were too “girly” in the past. To me they may have been boring (lots of beige), but I wouldn’t have considered them girly. So, while I wasn’t ready to give up … Continue Reading

House Tour: Entryway

Welcome to our home! We’re so glad that you are here :) Since simplifying, our home has become our own little oasis in a busy, busy world. People often commented when we brought our fourth baby home here “oh, are you outgrowing that town home? Are you going to need to start looking for a bigger … Continue Reading

House Tour: Living Room

Welcome to our main level living room right off of our kitchen. We don’t use it much except when we are entertaining since the TV and toys are in the family room downstairs. Now don’t get me wrong, I actually really like coffee tables, end tables, and a few decorations…but see all of these little … Continue Reading

House Tour: Family Room

Welcome to the room where the kids spend the majority of their day (when we’re inside) and where my husband and I relax after they go to bed. We keep all of the kids’ toys behind the couch. You can read about what I think is the best toy storage system ever created and see it … Continue Reading

House Tour: The Girls’ Bedroom

  Funny thing about our daughters’ room: when we moved into our townhouse, we weren’t sure how long we would be here, so we decided to paint all of the rooms in neutral colors so that we wouldn’t have to re-paint if we moved. So we went to Menards, got to the paint department, and … Continue Reading