DIY · home

DIY Rustic Wooden Shelving

This post is a detailed DIY tutorial for building reasonably-priced, open shelving using a combination of components from IKEA and Home Depot like the one we had in our updated kitchen. Initially, we were going to purchase the IKEA EKBY shelf system but they only had black, white and aluminum options for the actual shelf. Since we… Continue reading DIY Rustic Wooden Shelving

decor · garden · home · lifestyle

Fall Harvest Herb Bouquets

It's nearing the end of October and the weather here is finally taking a chilly turn. With all the things that need to get done, including preparing for baby #2's arrival in a few short weeks, tending to our garden has been one of those things low on our priority list. We really wanted to maximize… Continue reading Fall Harvest Herb Bouquets

Home tour · kitchen · renovation

Cozy Kitchen Series: Reveal & Tour

As promised, today is the day we present you with our completed kitchen. You've already read enough in the other three posts so we won't bore you with trivial chatter here but we just wanted to let you know that we will be doing a few more posts covering some of the DIY details of… Continue reading Cozy Kitchen Series: Reveal & Tour

DIY · home · renovation

Cozy Kitchen Series Part 3: Installation

Welcome to the third and final post (kind of) of our kitchen renovation series. For those who followed us through Cozy Kitchen Series Part 1: Planning and Cozy Kitchen Series Part 2: Demolition, we are excited to share a visual diary of how we installed the flooring, cabinetry, drywall, and backsplash before the final cleanup and… Continue reading Cozy Kitchen Series Part 3: Installation

Food · recipe

Pumpkin Spice Milkshakes

We love autumn and pumpkin spice everything just as much as the next person but this year we had a bad experience with a pumpkin spice latte. Weeks of anticipation ended in utter disappointment as we found ourselves with a beverage that was sickeningly sweet and unbearably oily. After a few sips we tossed it… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Milkshakes

Inspiration · photography

Inspirational Wallpaper: October

October. It's the beginning of the end but also a beginning in its own right. Despite the earth slowly decaying before our very eyes, it's a magnificent site to behold. Brilliant fiery hues of red, orange, and yellow take the place of green as the air becomes crisper and cooler. Let us welcome all change… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: October

Food · recipe

Lebanese Cauliflower Stew

As the weather has started to cool down, I find myself turning more to preparing soups and stews for dinner. Particularly Lebanese stews, which are flavorful and hearty, and have always been some of my favorite meals growing up. No matter what the main ingredient is, I can eat the leftovers for a week and… Continue reading Lebanese Cauliflower Stew