IMG_3834-0.jpg Sep18

The M-pty Dresser

Funny story. It took us a month to name our second kid. Not like, a month after getting pregnant. Or a month after finding out the baby’s sex, like normal people. I mean, a month after she was born. People assume that because of this, her name was carefully chosen from a curated...

door Nov14

Holy Cran!

So, its been a while since I’ve been on here. A long while. You might think that means that we have been up to all kinds of fantastical house renovations and updates. It hasn’t. It just means that I have been incredibly lazy. Totally out of character for me of course. Hah. Before I...

garage Sep11

Grim and Bear It

Yes, I am aware that the title of this post says “grim” and not “grin.” And yes, it is a play on the name of the colour (CIL’s Grimmy’s Grey) we painted our exterior bits this weekend. You should know by now that I love me a mediocre pun. And the colour...

Bathroom Counter Jul14

Running Smoothly

One great thing about  our house is that it has three bathrooms for just the two of us – one on each floor. The not so great part is that some of these bathrooms (basement jacuzzi, I’m looking at you) have the decor equivalent of a rat tail. Or mullet. Take your pick. Just look at...

The Birthday Party Jun05

Happy House-i-versar...

This Saturday June 4th, Scott and I celebrated a momentous occasion – the end of our first year in our first house. To celebrate, we gave our house everything anyone could ask for on their birthday – confetti, party hats, balloons, and a scantily clad woman in a cake. Wait. Did I...