Posts Tagged "Home Sweet Home"

Around the House- S&J’s Room

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Around the House- S&J’s Room

Day 257 of 365- September 13th It is fitting that Sumner & Jonah’s room would be the last one to post because it was the last room finished.  It took us awhile to figure out where to hang their Star Wars posters because their room has extremely TALL ceilings.  Sumner loves this feature, being on the top bunk bed, because he has no worries about hitting his head on the ceiling or the ceiling fan.  Their room always has legos strewn across the floor and books laying open on the beds.  You could say it is very well lived in. One other important feature about Sumner &...

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Around the House- The Kitchen

Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Around the House- The Kitchen

Day 237 of 365- August 24th We put the contract on this house just a few days before the final selections & colors were going to be ordered.  We were fortunate because they were planning on an orange/black/grey theme in the kitchen.  It was horrible!  We changed everything, making sure to keep it neutral for resale.  We love how it turned out and by the time things were completed, the builder & installers came around to our selections as...

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Around the House- The Master & Study/Entry

Posted by on Aug 11, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Around the House- The Master & Study/Entry

Day 223 of 365- August 10th One of my favorite things about the master bedroom is the location.  The long hallway leads to our room.  Waking up to the sunlight that comes in through the hall windows has been a great way to wake up each day.   Day 224 of 365- August 11th And now for the Study & Entry.  As you can see, I had some props for these photos! He’s smiling because he got to put his feet on the desk.  (This will be the only time that will happen!) I lost track of how many times they rang the doorbell during this...

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Around the House- The School Room

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Blog | 6 comments

Around the House- The School Room

Day 222 of 365- August 9th Now that school has started for us, a big part of our day is spent in the school room.   Finding a house with a room for school was a priority for us.  The room we are using as our school room was labeled as an exercise room or Study on the official blueprint of the house.  We decided to use the dining room for a study because we never really used our dining room in Chicago.  That left this room open for us to use as a school room.  It is right off the kitchen which makes it very convenient and out of the way which helps to keep it quiet when necessary.  Lots...

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Around the House- The Gameroom

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

Around the House- The Gameroom

Day 221 of 365- August 8th We decided on this house because it had 2 rooms that all the other houses we looked at did not:  the game room and a room we could use as a school room.  We knew the game room would have to serve a lot of purposes for us.  A music room for the drums and piano,  a play room when the boys needed to spread out a little bit,  a place to watch movies (or as we have in the past 2 weeks the Olympics), and a place we could play some games together as a family.  Our game room may be the most used room in the house.  It has been great to have that extra space for the...

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