Sam and I have settled into a new home by doing what feels best; we are creating. Build It Sam, a self-described moniker, has his new project. We wanted a bar top table to match in height to our island, big enough that we could pull out to entertain guests, but with Sam’s special eye … Continue reading
Secondhand furniture can be a secret treasure trove of high quality goods, if you know how to look out for certain red flags.
Another grey Tuesday. Let’s go back to this weekend… Sam and I visited the Botanic Gardens, which we can enter for free as high school employees! Continue reading A Botanic Gardens afternoon
I’m falling in love with this place. We’ve taken our time settling in, finding furniture, finding our creative passions. Sam started school yesterday, a proper 3rd grade teacher. It’s encouraging to see him thrive in a place of leadership, where his mentorship to little boys and girls will make a positive difference in the future … Continue reading
This Saturday, Sam and I hosted a Derby party complete with the finest Derby platters, Derby pie, and of course, Derby hats. It was special getting to dust off one of the many hats my mother wore to Derby back in the 90’s. It’s curious to see how as I get older, my mother’s face starts … Continue reading Wearing my mother’s Derby hat