My mom’s birthday

My mom’s birthday was this past weekend so we decided to do dinner at our place.  The weather was perfect and we moved the massive harvest table Dave made out of old barn wood to the center of our back yard: {sorry about the pics but something funny was going on} It is insanely heavy and won’t […]

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September 28, 2010

More Outside Love

Everything tastes better when you’re outside, doesn’t it? So now that our backyard is in better shape and the weather’s getting a bit cooler, we’re outside as much as possible.  Yesterday was the boys’ first day at daycare and Christian didn’t want to leave when we went to pick him up so I guess that’s […]

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September 15, 2010

Pure Project # 16: Spruce Up the Yard

When we first moved into our house a year and a half ago, the back patio/ yard looked like this: {Haha love how a rainy day makes it look even worse..} The first thing we did was ditch the pine trees and make garden beds around the patio.  I inititally filled them with hand-me-down plants […]

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September 14, 2010

Pure Project # 15: A touch of Fall

One of my favorite things to do is to tweak my home seasonally or when the mood strikes (or naptimes coincide 😉  This weekend in Virginia, we got a beautiful little blast of Fall and it was Heaven!!!  The windows were opened all weekend and when we took our walks I noticed the crunch of the acorns […]

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September 8, 2010

Our white bedroom

We don’t do well with white carpets.  When we moved into our house a little over a year ago, there was wall-to-wall creamy white carpet everywhere.  We almost immediately replaced it with hardwood in the living room and hallways, but we kept it in the bedrooms to save.  It hasn’t fared well in our master bedroom.   […]

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September 3, 2010



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