Our Room of Requirement & Congrats to Mark Sikes!


We’ve lived in our house for about two and a half years now but sometimes it feels like we just moved in.  We brought over all of our existing furniture and haven’t really purchased much specifically for the house or “decorated” much of it yet.  For the most part, everything fit and I don’t have […]

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June 6, 2019

Easy Sunday Lunch with Dill Deviled Eggs


I mentioned this a bit ago but we’ve been really trying to focus lately on our meal planning.  I’m not sure why but thinking about what we’re going to eat, for me, sometimes it just feels like too much.  I’ll think, “I can’t deal with it right now” or in Scarlett O’Hara fashion, “I’ll think […]

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June 5, 2019

Chambray All Day


I’m a huge fan of classic chambray and constantly stop myself from buying chambray button-down shirts because I already have a couple.  (I do end up wearing them fairly frequently- especially in the summer because they’re so lightweight- but I will literally seeing someone wearing almost the exact shirt I already own asking, “where’d you […]

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June 1, 2019

An Afternoon at Mount Vernon


One of my absolute favorite places to visit in our area is Mount Vernon.  I love it in every season but try go at least once a spring.  The kids got out early on a Friday recently and we got babysitting for Aurora so we could have a good, long lunch and give the older […]

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May 29, 2019

A Little Love for Irises


We have a little patch of irises in front of our house that completely surprised me the first year it bloomed.  I love moving to a new house and discovering what plants are growing where and our current property has been so fun to learn about and discover.  Even going on almost our third year […]

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May 23, 2019

Bits from Lately & Lucketts Spring Market


Happy Friday!! Hope you’ve had a great week!   Spring has been in full-force around here and the flowers are going crazy!!  We’ve got lots of exciting projects going on over here and it’s been a good, productive week over here and I thought I’d share some snippets. Inside the house, it’s always pretty chaotic and […]

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May 17, 2019

Episode Recap: Revived Colonial Revival


**** Note to anyone reading this in email- I accidentally published this post before I’d written the text so you may have gotten a blank version of this earlier!  I’m still learning the new platform but am clearly NOT AWESOME at it 😉 Sorry!! It’s been a couple of months since our show, Best House […]

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May 15, 2019

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