Dec 31, 2016

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you from me and my family! 

We're spending New Year's Eve at home, and decided to take some family pictures before the Christmas decorations are taken down. We've never had a picture taken of the four of us, and my new camera made it possible to have some nice pictures. I'm getting pretty good at using it now.

Dec 23, 2016

Our first Christmas in our new home (Home Tour)

Christmas tree

I had fun decorating for our first Christmas in our new home. It hasn't been without its challenges though. Come on in and take a look and join us for the holidays...

Dec 4, 2016

Updating a table lamp

Antique Lamp
Found two of these lamps at an antique shop.
This past Friday, I went shopping with my best friend. We had a wonderful time as usual, and I found two of these wonderful lamps.  I fell in love with them immediately. They were a steal at $19.99 each, especially since they came with the lamp shades.  There was only one problem...

Nov 2, 2016

Small change in the kitchen -- Huge impact

Something in my kitchen has been bugging me big time ever since my dishwasher was installed. To fix it, I recently made a small change, and that change has had a huge impact on my happiness level! Look at this picture and see if you can figure out what's bothering me about my kitchen.

Black hole under dishwasher
How the toe kick looked after the dishwasher was installed
Can you guess what it is that bugs me?