(breakfast nook)

I am very excited to share the newest corner of our home - the breakfast nook.  Now that we are a family of four, eating dinner at the counter Cheers style every night just wasn't going to cut it.  Well, that, and our two year old would threaten to kick his stool back every night … Continue reading (breakfast nook)

(kitchen tour)

We had an awesome photographer come by last weekend to shoot some photos of our home - and these photos are just the push I needed to finally get myself in gear and give the photo tour I promised (yes, I know you were all losing sleep). Alas, low and behold, our magical black and … Continue reading (kitchen tour)

(get the look for less: counter tops)

Now that construction has actually started, we thought it might be time to get our ducks in a row and start nailing down some finishes.  On our contractor's recommendation, we ventured out to Stone City in Humboldt Park after a deeelightful breakfast at WHISK (those salty caramel pancakes - omg!). Upon entering the warehouse, I … Continue reading (get the look for less: counter tops)


Last weekend we ventured out to the burbs to work on cabinetry selections for the house.  We had a great meeting (albeit both of us slightly hungover) and started to make some major strides in nailing down decisions for the kitchen.  While we wait for the cad drawings, I figured I would share some of … Continue reading (kitch-inspiration)