Stairway Renovation

I’ve been wanting to rip up the carpet in our stairway for a while now. We finally got around to it, and were super excited to find hardwood underneath! The rest of our house has hardwood under the carpet, and we’ve slowly been ripping it up, but I wasn’t…

Our Engagement Story

On December 27, 2017, Derek got down on one knee in the middle of all the downtown lights and asked me to marry him. It was by far the happiest moment of my life, . While we’ve been enjoying celebrating in our own little bubble for while, I’m so…

Holiday House Walk 2017

I’ve been meaning to post this all week and told myself I’d get to it yesterday. But with this cold I’ve had all week, it just didn’t happen. But with Christmas a little over a week away, I wanted to give you guys a little tour of my holiday…

Shredded Chicken Tortilla Soup

Unfortunately, I caught a pretty nasty cold over the weekend. I tried choking down some airborne Sunday night, but it was too late. Add the cold weather on top of that, and nothing sounded better to me today than some homemade soup. Luckily, my mom gave me this recipe…

Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

I’m by no means a beauty guru, so I don’t often find myself splurging on beauty items. Which is why I love getting them as gifts, since they’re items I want, but wouldn’t normally spend the money on myself. But even if you or someone you know is a beauty…

Office Renovation Update

A year go today, my boyfriend and I moved into our first home together–a little fixer upper located in the west-side of Grand Rapids. Shortly after moving in, we discovered that we had hard wood floors under all of the carpet (yay!). Unfortunately, most of it needed a lot…

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