DIY Wooden Backsplash

Ikea trips are our favorite because they fill us with inspiration (and cinnamon rolls) and my husband gets to reminisce about his childhood. This past spring we were strolling through the lower level, when we came across a display for dinnerware that we really liked. I can't find the picture I snapped of it but… Continue reading DIY Wooden Backsplash


5 budget-friendly DIYs that can transform your bathroom

We witnessed many horrible bathrooms during our house hunting phase so we were quite grateful about the state of ours. Still, the blue toilet, sink, bathtub, and walls had us grimacing every time we looked. If we focused on the blue it felt like the whole bathroom needed to be gutted and redone but when… Continue reading 5 budget-friendly DIYs that can transform your bathroom

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Swedish Beetroot Salad (Rodbetssallad)

As you will come to see, the menu here is very much international. We both come from different cultural backgrounds and have experienced different parts of the world. And because we strive to eat healthy (mostly), homemade meals and a variety of colors, tastes, and textures, I end up experimenting in the kitchen to recreate… Continue reading Swedish Beetroot Salad (Rodbetssallad)


The Office-inspired Valentine

Valentine's Day is less than two days away and if you're scrambling for a card, we came up with this nerdy (and might we add awesome) Dwight inspired valentine. All you need to do is download the file (see below), adjust your printer settings to postcard (3.94 x 5.83) and print on plain white card… Continue reading The Office-inspired Valentine


Bathroom Cabinet Decoupage Makeover

There are two ways to deal with an old and worn-down possession, furnishing, etc... One way is to toss it out and buy a replacement. The other involves putting on your creative cap and transforming it into something beautiful and functional. I'll leave you to guess which is the boring option and which is the… Continue reading Bathroom Cabinet Decoupage Makeover

Food · recipe

Aromatic Fennel Biscotti

I love experimenting with foods that have a simple base but can be customized and altered in fun ways. For me, biscotti is one such food. Once you have the dough, you can create any flavor profile your heart desires. It's the stuff of dreams. Which is why you will probably see a good deal… Continue reading Aromatic Fennel Biscotti


Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part III

Time to dive a little deeper into the world of cloth diapering. In this post we will be discussing, in much greater detail, how to wash and dry cloth diapers, inserts, and wipes based on what has worked for us. The most important yet often overlooked step in diaper laundry is the daily maintenance of cloth… Continue reading Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part III