Sneak Peek – The Living Room

Today is my fourth wedding anniversary. It’s somehow impossible to wrap my head around that. I can’t believe how many amazing, heartbreaking, wonderful, terrifying, joyful, things have happened since that weekend four years ago when we celebrated our partnership with our friends and family. Tonight, we’ll be quietly celebrating alone in our living room. We might even Netflix and chill. It is a special occasion, after all. Want to take a peek at the space? I refinished the […]

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My Office: When “After” is Still “Before”

Let me introduce you to my workspace: Underwhelmed? Confusingly overstimulated at the same time? Eyes sore from overexposure and lack of focus? Ugh. Me too! First, some backstory. When introverts move in with other introverts, they aren’t suddenly capable of spending every second together. Instead, they continue to seek out places for solitude and quiet activity within their shared home. In our old apartment, we had two bedrooms. One was our actual bedroom and the other became […]

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The Guest Room: Progress Update

  Yesterday was a GORGEOUS day! Bright sunshine, warm temperatures, and melting snow everywhere! We spent most of the day sitting in the small patch of the backyard that’s now snow-free. It was wonderful and I think the dogs really enjoyed being able to sniff all the fresh, spring scents.  Sitting in the sun and warmth, my brain started churning with the possibility of ramping up our curb appeal and sprucing up the backyard. But […]

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The Old Apartment

Is anyone else familiar with the Barenaked Ladies song The Old Apartment? It’s about a singer who, during a bout of nostalgia, revisits an apartment that he used to live in and is distraught at all the changes that the new tenants have made. The entire time I lived in my old apartment, the song was essentially my anthem. I loved that apartment and I knew that one day, the place wouldn’t be ours anymore and […]

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The Condo – Before

I figured it would be a good idea if I introduced you to my home. And where’s the best place to start? The beginning! If we back If we back waaaay up to 2006, before Greg and I started living together, I actually used to live in this exact same townhouse back in university. I lived there with my sister and we loved it as much as anyone loves their poor student accommodations.

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