etsy crushes

Etsy is weakness of mine. So much to love and not enough money or space for it all. My current crushes:jeramiahcollection - Simple and stunning handmade furniture from a small San Francisco shop. I wish I had the budget for this credenza for our bar/dining area. Via SKTCeramics -  My best friend gave me a necklace for Christmas from this shop. I love the simple lines and the feel of the porcelaine.  Via BethSatterlee - A fabulous illustrator and fine artist with a great hand. She does … [Read more...]

spreading the love

So I'm new at this blogging thing but I'm definitely feeling the love. These lovely ladies mentioned below all honored me with the Stylish Blogger Award in the last few months. Since I already did my acceptance post back in January, I thought I would give them all another thank you.  If you haven't seen these blogs, definitely stop on by and follow them. You will not be disappointed! Have a great weekend everyone!JandJHome="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>Black Cab Designs The Crafty … [Read more...]

budget? what budget?

So you know how we intended to have all of our existing hardwoods refinished and some new ones installed in just some areas? We just had to throw that idea out the window and all of our existing floors with it. We knew our floors were damaged and that more of the damage would be apparent when the sanding started but we didn't expect it to be a total loss. Termites eat wood from the bottom and sideways so the top sometimes looks better than the full board. Here is what we were working with … [Read more...]

stylish Blogger Time

This whole blogging thing is quite new to me but I'm honored that jandjhome nominated me for the Stylish Blogger Award. I hope I can live up to the expectations! Rules of the award are to share 7 personal things about me that my readers may not know and then bestow this award on 7 other bloggers. Now, 7 things you may not know about me... I'm currently pursuing my MBA while working full-time in a executive level marketing position. The hubby is a full-time college professor and full-time ceramic … [Read more...]