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It’s crazy! Three months ago we left California and five days later arrived in beautiful New England. Since then, we’ve been working hard in making this house a home. And yet, we’re still so far away from being done.

Every room seems to be half started. A good chunk of our stuff is still packed up in boxes and everywhere you look is some degree of chaos. I have to remind myself that we’re getting somewhere! Little by little. Even if everything is covered in dust, we’re practically living off Top Ramen soups and life seems to be put on hold in a way. We’re getting somewhere.

Today I took some photos of the bedroom progress. It’s the one room that’s probably closest to the finish line. Even if that finish line is still about 60% away LOL

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The second week of the kitchen reno is done and over with and we have another webisode ready to share with you! BTW can you find the blooper? I was like “we should really take this out” but Adrian meant “people love to see this kinda stuff!”

So, which one is it? Yay or nay on keeping an embarrassing blooper in? Tell us in the comments 🙂


We’re so excited to have finally started our IKEA kitchen remodel! If you’ve been following us for a while, you might remember how we (enthusiastically) had planned to be done with the kitchen before Christmas. Well, things take a gazillion times longer in real life and we had to push the kitchen reno project into the new year. But now we’re ready and so the kitchen story begins!

To document the stories and progress, Adrian and I decided to record a video each week to chat about our experiences, the ups + downs, the good and the bad. Going into this kitchen adventure, we had scoured the internet for hours, devouring anything we could find on IKEA kitchens, honed marble and progress blog posts. Now it’s our turn to share and we hope it will inspire you to make your remodeling dreams come to life – big or small ♥


We are SO excited (and a little nervous!) to share the very first house renovation webisode with you today! We’re taking you into our new living room where we talk about floors, paint colors, benches, plank walls and general ups + downs of renovating an old house. We hope you enjoy our chatter ♥

What do you think?? We’d love to hear your thoughts! Please share in the comments what you think and what you’d like to see/hear more of! Thanks ♥