one year of marriage

one year of marriage

David and I were married one year ago today.  I can’t believe how fast the time has gone by.  Marriage is all I expected and more.  I learned a lot about myself, David and us as a couple.  I also learned a lot of new skills as a home owner: managing more than my own […]

fashion: then&now

The other day I wore a super awesome knit dress I got a few years.  I realized that it was the same dress I wore for our engagement pictures almost 2 years ago earlier. then… now… Dress: Mark’s Tights (in both): Walmart Flats: Payless Boots: Soft Mocc

halloween costumes

halloween costumes

I never celebrated Halloween as a kid and still don’t really do much for it.  I love all the neat decor, treats and costumes though!  I have been saving pictures on Pinterest of costumes I’d love to do if I ever went to a Halloween party. Here are some of my favourites (for sources, please […]

then&now: main bathroom

then&now: main bathroom

I’ve posted before about our bathroom makeover but we’ve done a bit more since then.  As you may remember, our bathroom was awful.  The first thing we did when we got possession of the house was to rip off all the bathroom wallpaper. We also replaced the toilet, painted everything and removed the sliding shower […]

then&now: dining room

then&now: dining room

The dining room in our house isn’t that big, but it feels like a big space because of it’s openness.  st I thought it was a lot smaller when we first looked at it because it was so cluttered.  And I didn’t even  know it had a window! Here are the before pictures. there was […]

then&now: master bedroom

then&now: master bedroom

Our house was in pretty good shape when we bought it.  The electrical was safe…the furnace was brand new…there were no structural issues.  But the d├ęcor was awful!!!  The house isn’t very large (1800 square feet) but it was insanely cluttered by the pervious owners.  The living areas were painted a neutral colour but the […]

happy (homeownership) anniversary

happy (homeownership) anniversary

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since we bought our house!  If you’d like to read more about that process one year ago, click here to be redirected to our wedding blog. In honour of our homeownership anniversary I’ll be posting all this week about the vast changes we’ve made to the house […]