Fall has hit the northwest in full force. I spent this weekend wearing cozy flannels, raking leaves, and cuddling up with my dog under a heated blanket watching Harry Potter.
With my renewed zest for fall has come a little pumpkin beer taste test. I recently went to a place I’ve nicknamed beer heaven with a huge selection, and picked up this mixed six pack: Continue reading
New custom post toppers arrived, and with that our deck is officially done! Continue reading
I managed to fit a lot of my favorite summertime activities into the last 24 hours:
Drive-n movie theater
Ride the OHSU tram
Milwaukie farmer’s market
Get someone a birthday present
Visit the dog park
Time in the hammock
Visit the rebuilding center
Learn to cook on a charcoal grill
I guess it’s okay with me that this is the last weekend of August. Now that the deck project is done, I’m working to get the most out of my remaining summer.
Here is a quick project I recently pulled together after Kyle and I misread a door mat that said “welcome home”
It’s the perfect door mat, because when we get home, it’s welcoming. And when anyone else comes here, they have to leave.
…and that was good enough reasoning for me! We bought a blank door mat and the rest came together pretty quickly!
Taping the lettering:
Stipling on the paint:
…and again the final product:
Overall this project cost less than $20 and took about two hours, but makes me smile every time I cross my entryway. Worth it.
This is the photo I tried to make my profile picture:
…and here’s what it is instead, it’s pretty different:
(Very serious seeming compared to what I had intended.)