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Real life

  • Thalita
  • Life
  • Oct 22, 2012

For about 20 or so days I have been writing about things that make our house a home, and occasionally moments that make our house a home.  This is not a thing, and it’s not really a moment.  It’s a chore!  A real life chore. Why and how does a chore make anything better?  Because…

The surprise

  • Thalita
  • Life
  • Oct 18, 2012

This has to be, hands down, the most exciting yet anxiety inducing thing we have done to make our house a home.  Did the feature image give too much away? We got a dog!  Well we don’t have him yet, but soon.  I found our precious little guy online via Petfinder and it was love…

The big green monster

The cause for much debate in our home, believe it or not, has been this lovely dresser.  Purchased for a whopping $80 in the summer (Alex got it down from $100), the plan has always been to paint the dresser white, possibly a nice robin’s egg blue because who doesn’t love that colour?  Since the…


  • Thalita
  • Decor
  • Oct 7, 2012

Ok, ok… so for those of you actually following this process (namely my mom, who asked me what happened), I know I didn’t post Friday… or Saturday!  Good news?  You get 3 pots today.  YAY! Today I’m going through our current pillow situation in the living room.  We got this gorgeous couch which my husband…