The Washing Machine Broke…

My washing machine broke back in October. That became the catalyst to redo the entire laundry area. The domino effect went something like this: Front-loading washer breaks. I hate my front-loader. I want a top-loader. Top-loader won’t fit in the laundry space. Must rearrange. Must tear down existing “laundry room” to make it work. Always hated that…

An industrial kitchen at home.

I’ve always loved the look of industrial elements repurposed in a residential setting.  My latest obsession is industrial kitchens in a home. Have you seen the movie Chef?  I am in love with it. Maybe because it takes place in Los Angeles and Miami, my two longest residences. Or maybe because it’s about food.  The…

New Dishwasher!!!

Dave and I decided a while back that our big Christmas gift to each other would always be something for the house.  I know it doesn’t sound romantic however, we are always happier with a home improvement item.  Truth be told I’m not big on diamonds but I am big on something that makes the…

My Big Fat Glass Jars

P has become my sou-chef in the kitchen,  so there is an ever present step stool for her.  A while back I was so excited to get a set of canisters from our cool neighbors.  As amazingly cool as those canisters were to look at, they weren’t very practical for my kitchen routine.  I ended…