My Laundry Room Needs Help. Bad.

Laundry room needs help

The room of shame. Dun. Dun. Dun. Everyone has one. The one you shove everything into and close the door and try your best to forget about. This is that room  for me. And the problem is, I use this room all the time for obvious reasons.  But talk about being unfunctional. Uninspiring. Undesirable. Yuck! I can't decide what is worse, the original peeling linoleum yellowed from nicotine as a result of years of smoking by previous ... READ MORE »

Pick My Cafe Curtain


Part II to "F-Word, But It's Not What You're Thinking" is taking even more time than I anticipated as I am trying to be very thorough, but in the meantime, I need help from my 5 loyal followers. ;) I am struggling to decide a fabric for my kitchen window. It's naked right now... Here's 3 options... And one more I decided to throw in for kicks and giggles. The script fabric on the chair. Here's a reminder of the adjoining ... READ MORE »

The F-Word: But It’s Not What You’re Thinking


Not talking interior design today... And I have been waffling over whether or not to even share this so openly my personal story, but Glenn Beck coming forward and (mostly) so openly sharing his story of struggling with chronic pain, which he didn't come right out and say the "F-Word" (Fibromyalgia) in his special he just aired on his network, he called it an auto-immune disorder, but I did find on his website,, a few references ... READ MORE »

Dining Room Progress

Designed to the Nines Dining a Room

Since I haven't really blogged over the past couple years, we have done a lot to our little home. Our friends and families thought we were crazy buying our condo, as it was extremely dated. But worse, it was totally saturated in cigarette and sewer smell. But our options were pretty slim at the time we bought, we were desperate for a house, and I have vision and maybe an irrational sense of what is possible. Here is what the dining room looked ... READ MORE »

Autumn Wonderland Wedding, Part 2: The Reception


Ok now for the big reception. Their reception was held at the old Wilson theatre that has recently been renovated in Rupert, Idaho. It is one cool place. As I already mentioned, it was in October and so we really took advantage of the fall colors in the color scheme and used pumpkins and a lot of them. I can't recall the exact number but it was around 75 I believe. This is the beautiful buffet table where we had soup, homemade rolls, ... READ MORE »