A New Year

{the great room at the lake house} Happy new year!!!  I hope your holidays were special & that you got lots of time in with loved ones!!  We lost heat/hot water again (old house/boiler system) at our new place so headed out a bit early to our family’s lake house and totally relaxed over Christmas. […]

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January 4, 2017

Beautiful Sentiments

The other day I posted about how living on land was energizing for me & a sort of “creative fuel” and I couldn’t get over the beautiful, thoughtful comments readers left.  Some of them were so universal and rang so true to me that I wanted to share them.  As Thanksgiving nears (whaaaat?!!!) I wanted […]

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November 22, 2016

Creative Fuel

{sorry-not-sorry, I know I already posted the ginko tree but I’m obsessed!} This has been one of the most BEAUTIFUL falls ever- It’s been warm and the leaves have stayed on the trees longer than usual- and it’s gotten me so excited & inspired!!  Our house is beyond what would seem normal to live in […]

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November 18, 2016

Lake House Upper Bedroom Before & After

We’re home from a long weekend at our family’s lake house and I could have stayed a whole month!!  (or 6!!)   In the midst of a serious renovation at our new place (with no semblance of a kitchen) we’ve been eating out almost every single night, so it was SO NICE to have a […]

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November 15, 2016

Lake House Kitchen Renovation

Hello!!  It’s been a busy month for us to say the least!!  We’re at our new place and have begun renovations which is really exciting!!  We don’t have hot water and/or heat yet and this will be BY FAR the most intense renovation we’ve done on a personal home but we’re managing at this point. […]

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October 18, 2016

What’s Up

Hey hey!! Hope you’re enjoying this last little bit of summer! We’ve been to the lake and back and are home, working full speed ahead!!  Since we’ve been home, we’ve been trying to keep our place as neat as possible while it’s been on the market, which is OH SO FUN with four kids + […]

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September 2, 2016

Our Finished-ish House

After buying and moving into our house last September, we are on our way again!  To say this year has been a whirlwind for us has been an understatement. My book came out a few weeks after we closed on our house last Fall and had started the full home renovation project, so there was […]

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August 16, 2016


So this is really happening.  Craziness!  I cannot believe it, but we’re selling our house less than a year after we moved in.  We are putting our house on the market THIS WEEKEND & our realtor is having two open houses!! As crazy and fast as this move will be, we are so excited!!!  Our […]

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August 10, 2016



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