The OG house tour.

The husband and I made the decision to buy a house last year.  While this is always a big decision, it was an even bigger decision for us, since we are currently living as far as you could possibly live from our families and still be in the continental United States.   We moved two years ago for what has been a good career move, but it’s been tough to be so far away from everyone. After just over a year of renting in a very expensive city, we saw very quickly that 1) the job was working out and we would be here for awhile, and 2) it is MUCH less expensive to own than rent where we live.   A big part of the decision was also realizing that Continue reading

How it all began…

I never thought of myself as a creative person.  Don’t get me wrong, I made my share of macaroni necklaces and construction paper cards as a kid, along with some not-so-priceless works of art on butcher paper.

Similar to my childhood masterpiece:

kid drawing

Not bad, right?  However, my drawing ability Continue reading