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Deuce Cities Henhouse

Aaron and I have been picking away at finishing our basement over the past year. We are slowly but surely starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel and I am now able to start putting the finishing touches on a few things. For the past 3 years the stairwell to the basement has been the hugest eyesore to me. I have two words for you when describing it; splatter paint. This is not READ MORE
in Decor, How-To, Inspiration
I've taken the last week or so to put some finishing touches on Elsa's bedroom. At the time of my last post I had yet to paint the edges of the doors or finish painting the radiator. I thought I'd take a quick minute to share the results! Do you know how toward the end of a painting project you are just SO over painting and the looming clean up is just kinda hanging over you all ominous READ MORE
in Decor, Elsa

Elsa’s Updated Bedroom

Us Ripplinger's moved into our house close to a year-and-a-half ago. My plan for our new place was to take care of all the common areas first. You know, the ones that company would use the most and see the most and judge us by. Mission accomplished, we have done just that. However, it has become insanely obvious to me that I have been neglectful of the rest of my home. Most importantly, Elsa's READ MORE
in DIY, Elsa

Cool Things!

I grew up in North Central Minnesota, surrounded by land and trees and lakes. We had the luxury of space and plenty of room for gardening of any type be it of the flower or vegetable variety. Both my mother and grandmother kept beautiful sprawling flower gardens while I was growing up. I only hope that one day I will have just as impressive of a garden as they did. Now that I have put down roots READ MORE
in Cool Things
A few weeks ago we were contacted by children's clothing company Tea and asked to review their clothing. Tea is a cool little company located in San Francisco, CA. Their globally inspired designs make for comfy and modern clothes for our little dudes and dudettes! They aspire to be global citizens and take great pride in giving back to their community. They have created a line of t-shirts called READ MORE
in Elsa, Finn