We’ve slowly been trying to give each room of our house a makeover. And we’ve managed to do two rooms since we bought it in 2014. So I was beyond thrilled when Kyle finally agreed to take a weekend and re-do the laundry room before I got too busy with weddings this year!

While there are most certainly other rooms that see more use that still need some TLC, the laundry room is one that is small enough to finish in a weekend and was supposed to be fairly easy.
The key word there is SUPPOSED TO.
We hit some glitches here and there – but all in all we were still able to get the entire project done in just 2 1/2 days!
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Some couples, like Chip and Joanna Gaines are “cool” enough to not even own a TV.

Others, like us, turn ours on every night. I work really hard to never turn it on during the day. Lord knows I don’t need another distraction! But as soon as Kyle walks in he loves to see if there’s anything new, or just re-watch our favorites. But every once in a while we get stuck in a rut. And much like the good-ol days of satellite, Netflix and Hulu can feel like 200 channels with nothing good to watch!

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Happy Thursday friends! I can’t believe we’re already back here! These days things just seem to go by so fast! That is one reason why I started Thursday Thoughts – just to take a moment and remember everything that made our week so fun and fast-paced. So if you missed last weeks wrap-up head here first and then – well read on for some fun, maybe-something, maybe-nothing moments from our week!




We opened up the door, walked into a large empty room, and just smiled. Slowly we wandered from room to room, even though we had already been in the whole place. We carried little Porter out to the backyard. He was so small, just fifteen weeks, and the grass tickled his belly and sides as he wandered around looking for his new “spot”. We popped a bottle of cheap champagne open and clinked glasses. Holding each other in the middle of the new-to-us kitchen, everything that had just happened slowly started to sink in. It really happened, this wasn’t just a dream. We had the keys, and no one was going to tell us we couldn’t paint the walls.

We were officially homeowners!

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