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Table Makeover with Amy Howard At Home

Kitchen Table Makeover with Amy Howard

Hello, Budz! I'm excited about this post, like more excited than I knew I would be. I got the chance to work with an amazing line of products, something that was a real game changer for me. Do you know about Amy Howard? I have to admit that I didn't ...
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Tiny Table Transformations

Tiny Table Transformations

Hey guys! Just over here finishing up a bunch of small projects left in the kitchen. I'm still waiting for the new light fixture to arrive before I can show the big kitchen makeover to you! I can barely stand it. In the meantime, let me talk to you about ...
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Kitchen Renovation on a Budget with open shelves

Kitchen : 10 Week Progress Report

I'm so proud of this post, you guys! Look what I did! I made our kitchen so much better than it was before, and I love it! Heads up - I'm gonna be talking about myself like I rule the world for the rest of this post, I'm just so ...
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Aqua Light from Schoolhouse Electric

Pulling the Trigger on a Light Fixture

School House Electric We made a decision on a light fixture for the kitchen, and I'm telling you it was H A R D ! About a month ago I installed the Foto pendant from Ikea, just to get a feel for what a big enamel pendant fixture might look ...
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Tiling in the Kitchen

Kitchen : 8 Week Progress Report

I'm sitting on a heating pad as I type this. Did you know that tiling projects really hurt your body? Well at least the payoff looks pretty, don't you think? I was actually just feeling really overwhelmed by how much is left to do on this project, but now that ...
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Kitchen : 6 Week Progress Report

Kitchen : 6 Week Progress Report

The best thing ever happened yesterday, after 6 weeks of what seemed like non stop painting I finally finished the kitchen cabinets! Man, I had no idea when I started how tedious it was going to be to paint these things. I figured it would be easy to just paint ...
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Lighting for the Kitchen

Thinking About : Kitchen Lighting

1Ranarp Pendant Lamp from Ikea A new line of lighting from Ikea currently not available in the states, I hope we'll be seeing it soon. 2Factory Light No.7 from School House Electric 3Foto Pendant from Ikea 4Hektar Pendant from Ikea 5Factory Satellite 3 from Schoolhouse Electric 6Baltimore Pendant from Rejuvination ...
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Kitchen Reno Week 4

Kitchen : 4 Week Progress Report

Hey Guys! I'm here to fill you in on my progress after another 2 weeks (give or take a few days) spent hard at the kitchen game. This lifestyle is becoming a little too real for me. I'm finding myself waking up constantly throughout the night realizing I've been dreaming ...
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Unifying Space in the Kitchen

Unifying Spaces in the Kitchen

My kitchen is really good at being segmented. Remember the floor plan I shared with you from the other day? There is the "pantry" and mudroom areas, the main kitchen area, and then there is this strange chopped-up wall on the far side of the room. When I took this ...
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Kitchen Renovation - 2 Weeks In

Kitchen : 2 Week Progress Report

Hey Guys! If you follow me on instagram you already know that I've been chugging away at my big fall kitchen project for a few weeks. I got really into it this weekend, and it felt SO great! I've been working on my kitchen in chunks and I am estimating ...
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The Kitchen Plan

Kitchen Plans

Hey! Guess what? I couldn't resist any longer and I dove head first into my next project: the kitchen. Here are a few things you should know about me and my kitchen before I begin. When we first started house hunting and we met our house for the first time ...
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Pro Tip : Don't Use Drano

Pro Tip : Don’t Use Drano

Hey guys, here's a nice little PSA from yours truly. If you have an old house, with old pipes don't use Drano unless you'd like a new kitchen ceiling. You can thank me for that little tip later. Here's the deal. Our bathroom sink was missing the drain stopper, I've ...
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Mud Room Makeover

Mud Room Makeover

The next item on my list of a million things to get done before the baby gets here is to organize the "mud room" off of the back kitchen entry way. We've been pretty much using this area of the house {before picture} as a drop everything space, and as ...
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Cleaning up the Coffee Zone

Cleaning up the Coffee Zone

So I have a list about a mile long (not kidding) of all the things I need to get done around the house before the baby comes. One of them being to organize and clean up the kitchen. I took on a small area of the kitchen this weekend and ...
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D-Lish Dish: Pears and Pork

D-Lish Dish: Pears and Pork

I found this super easy and super delicious recipe on epicurious.com the other day. If you like Pears and Pork, you will love this.A simple coating of olive oil, thyme and garlic start things out.After coating your thawed pork with your olive oil mixture, all you need to do is ...
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I Can't Stand it Anymore.

I Can’t Stand it Anymore.

I hate winter, I hate this winter so much that I just bought these little prep bowls at Uncommon Kitchen on Etsy for no good reason AND I don't even like the color pink. I just wanted to have something pretty so I could try to forget about cold, depressing, ...
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Dear Ebay, You Just Let me Be. Love, Scoops

Dear Ebay, You Just Let me Be. Love, Scoops

It's an addiction, I know. Buying things on ebay is fun and easy and I love it. These roly poly spaghetti string tumblers are my new latest and greatest. I like to believe that I got a deal on these so it's not all bad. I suppose I need to ...
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