6 and 1/2 tips to makeover a room with paint!

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 so, if you know anything about me, you know how much i love to transform a space – be it with rearranging furniture around or adding a coat of paint. simply put, i’m a big believer in making your home space yours and a reflection of who you are. and while we’ve been in our current apartment for well over two years now and have really worked to make each room, from the bedrooms to the kitchen to the living spaces, match our family’s spirit and mood and feel, we had never paid much attention to our long apartment hallway....

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music and sushi and rovers and life.

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here is a big dump of lots of photos from the last few days! i feel like i just did a big “life lately” round up of pictures just last week, but then we brought the big camera out over the weekend which always leaves me happy (and with a lot of great photos).  something else that is making me happy is recovering from that terrible cold i had last week (josh too!) and that we’ve kept another round of the stomach bug that has unfortunately hit several friends and neighbors the last couple of days, out of our home (knock on all the wood!!!!)....

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HOMEMADE POPS!

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one of the things we try to do often, is involve the kids in the kitchen when we make food! i know i’ve talked about it before, but i think kids are so able and willing at a young age to help, and i want to help them feel comfortable in the kitchen, since it’s one of the things i’ve struggled with most over the years, to not be intimidated by cooking and meal prep....

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worm farmers!

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so, about a month ago, i came out of the nursery one evening after putting conrad to sleep to find josh, eleanor and samson all gathered around josh’s phone where they were excitedly ordering their very own worm farm. while it felt so random and wild and i had a slight freak out moment of please don’t bring worms into this apartment, i kind of just decided to roll with it....

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pork and hominy pozole!

we’ve been using blue apron in our home for a few years now, but just recently started using their new family plan last month. when our delivery arrived last week and i saw the recipe cards, i was so excited to try this pork and hominy pozole, because the photos looked amazing and it called for avocado and i love me a good mexican soup!...

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