Playroom/Guest Room: Completed

I blogged about the Guestroom being converted into a Playroom/Guestroom. For now, this is completed. We still need the guest bed, but we are holding off on it for a bit. We do not have any plans on having any overnight guests. This is our, for now, completed version. As mentioned on our previous post, … Continue reading Playroom/Guest Room: Completed

DIY: Door Trim Completed!

If you have plain doors, like we do, that need life and interest, simply add trim. I have a previous post on how my husband added the trim. I wanted to share with you the final results. We used "caviar" by Sherwin Williams to paint the door, the threshold into the playroom/guestroom. I do think … Continue reading DIY: Door Trim Completed!

Quote of the day: 5/12/15

“Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” A.A. Milne Yes, yes to all of it! We seem to be our toughest and worst critiques. I'm sure that there are many that seem to prey on our weaknesses and utilize that to tear … Continue reading Quote of the day: 5/12/15

Quote of the day: 5/6/15

"[O]ne must learn first how liberating anger feels, then how intoxicating, then how damaging, and in each of these stages, the reason for these feelings must be admitted and accurately described" (149) David Maura I found this just now while reading "David and Me" by Harriet Malinowitz and thought this would be a wonderful quote. In … Continue reading Quote of the day: 5/6/15

Word of the day: 5/6/15–Subjugated

Word: Subjugated You Pronounce it: [suhb-juh-geyt] Definition: verb (used with object), subjugated, subjugating. 1. to bring under complete control or subjection; conquer; master. 2. to make submissive or subservient; enslave. Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English < Late Latin subjugātus, past participle of subjugāre to subjugate, equivalent to sub- sub- + jug (um) yoke1+ -ātus -ate1 I found it while … Continue reading Word of the day: 5/6/15–Subjugated

Quote of the day: 5/5/15

"The best way out is always through."--Robert Frost I am not sure if I've posted this quote before, but it seemed wonderful. "The best way out is always through" the situation, a sickness, life's adversities. We are far too often humbled down by paralyzing situations and the "best" way out of it is, certainly, going … Continue reading Quote of the day: 5/5/15

DIY: Adding Door Trim to Plain Doors- Our Unfinished Journey

Hello, in continuance with the Playroom/ Guestroom update, we decided to paint the door black and add door trim. If you, like we do, have plain doors, you can customize it by adding door trim. We went to Home Depot and bought two types of wood trim. The thicker part we placed on the outside … Continue reading DIY: Adding Door Trim to Plain Doors- Our Unfinished Journey