Still Summer

{have had lots of snuggle with my babes time lately} I cannot believe it’s midway through August but I’m holding onto summer for as long as I can!  I love having the kids home and no true schedule! Work has been busy but we’ve been concentrating on trying to carve out as many moments with […]

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August 15, 2018

…And we’re wrapped!

I cannot believe I’m writing this but we’ve finished filming Season 1 of HGTV’s Best House on the Block!!! It was a serious whirlwind and it’s been our life 24/7 since we began pre-production in February.  This thing was like a marathon and I’m still kind of in shock that we were able to design […]

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June 13, 2018

Hey hey!

Happy Almost-Spring!!  It’s been a while since I’ve been able to sit down to do a blog post but I thought I’d pop in quickly to say ‘hi’!  Life has been on fast-forward for us lately and working full-time with five kids has been an adjustment. {Hansel & his second wife, Simone.} If you’ve been […]

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March 13, 2018

Casting Call for Best House on The Block

{a snippet of the exterior facelift we did for our last house} We’re currently in the process of selecting clients to work with for our new HGTV show, Best House on the Block!    We’re looking for homeowners who want us to redesign their more generic/ basic homes and turn them into something totally unique […]

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October 31, 2017

HGTV Green Light!

I truly cannot believe I’m writing this right now, but we got the green light for our HGTV show!!! {Technically in this photo, I’m actually in awe of the silly good charcuterie platter Dave put together a couple of weeks ago, but it was the closest pic I had of me looking surprised.} I’m still […]

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October 12, 2017

The Best House on the Block Transformation

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally gotten the chance to sit down & write a post about the design decisions that made up the full transformation for our HGTV show, Best House on the Block.   As I’ve mentioned in the past, I love it when things feel casual and relaxed and […]

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October 5, 2017

DIY Botanicals

{Our homemade pressed botanicals} Fall feels like it’s in full-force here in Virginia which reminded me that I’ve got to get out into the yard and scavenge for plants to press before they turn brown!! I’ve gotten lots of messages asking for a tutorial on the DIY botanicals we made for our “Best House on […]

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September 13, 2017

Our "New Baby"

Our newest little family member, Aurora Blaire, arrived August 15th and we’re all beyond in love with her! Watching our four older kids with her is incredible.   They all love how “soft” she is and it’s likely she gets pet more than the dog.  Labor was great, I’m feeling good, and am just loving […]

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September 7, 2017



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