Dining Room Before & After

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I love before & afters.  (And if you’re new to it, I love before & afters.)  There’s something so satisfying about them with their instant gratification.  You get to see the meh “before” and then scroll down a little and the room […]

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May 28, 2013

more FAQs

Yay for Friday!!  I’ve got another round of most frequently asked questions for you…  Like I mentioned before, I’m really not able to keep up with emails & questions these days, (due to work, family & life in general)  so I’ll be doing FAQ Roundups to hopefully answer as much as I can. I appreciate […]

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May 24, 2013

Garden Progress

Our kitchen garden isn’t quite finished, but I couldn’t resist sharing a few progress pics with you!!  Like I mentioned in my last post about the garden, I’m working with a good childhood friend of mine Danylo Kosovych, who owns Organic Edible Gardens in Arlingon, Virginia, and specializes in creating edible landscaping. I wanted a […]

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May 23, 2013

Happy 1st Birthday to Lou

One year ago today, this little guy arrived: He’s one of the loves of my life and is just such a happy kid.   This is really what it’s all about for me.  (yes, sleeping too 😉 😉 I love my wild little thing!! Happy Birthday to Luke (Louie/ Lou/ Lulu)   We love  you.    […]

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May 21, 2013

Progress Photos of a Client’s Cool House

A very sweet client of ours lives in a home that overlooks the most beautiful stretch of woods near the Potomac…  Her builder (many years ago & has since stopped building) designed her incredible home to fit right in with the land.  The views are seriously breathtaking. {we recently had the red walls painted a […]

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May 17, 2013

Garden Plans!!

I  mentioned a while back that I’m working with one of my good childhood friends, Danylo Kosovych, to put a vegetable garden onto our property.   (Kindergarten photo below: Danylo is the blonde boy under the   1987-1988 writing and I’m to the left of the writing with the awesome mushroom cut.  —Thanks for that […]

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May 15, 2013

Happy Mother’s Day!!!

To all of my readers who are moms— I hope you had an amazing mother’s day!!!     Becoming a parent changes you inexplicably:  It’s hard to explain, but I seem to feel both more and less.  Being a parent has relaxed me about most of life and helps put things into perspective.  So much […]

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May 13, 2013



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