Sometime last year I listened to the audio version of the book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.  It is a great book with some wonderful tips on cleaning up, clearing out, and organizing your home.  I loved how the author gives permission to let go of the things that are … Continue reading SPRING CLEANING


There used to be a television commercial with a little cartoon fish named Charlie.  Charlie the Tuna.  He was always getting all blingy and fancy schmancy (yes that’s a word) as he strived to be “caught” by the Star-Kist company.  He wore his little red beret and his big movie star of the sixties glasses … Continue reading GOOD TASTE


I love hearing the stories our customers share about their home projects.  It’s fun to see the passion and excitement that goes into a new build or home remodel.  Sometimes it’s a giant project on a giant of a house but recently it was a story about a little house that reminded me of our early … Continue reading LITTLE HOUSE


The first time I laid eyes on my “first home” I was euphoric. My babies and I were living in one room in my parent’s house and I desperately wanted a place of our own. I could not wait to get them nestled in and make this place our cozy haven. We were HOME.