Monthly Archives: January 2012

Brightening up the hallway

Our house was built in 1915, but over the years, previous owners had upgraded here and there, so the house is a bit of a melting pot of styles from the past 97 years. The 2nd floor landing was decidedly … Continue reading

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Organizing the junk drawers

The problem with storage space is that you’ll always fill it. It’s amazing how quickly our house is starting to feel full and cluttered even though it’s twice the size of our previous house. I decided to launch a small … Continue reading

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Science Center of Iowa

Another belated post, but I wanted to share our experience visiting the Science Center of Iowa last November. My husband is a “scientist”, so we’ve been to several science museums over the years, including the St. Louis Science Center, Oregon … Continue reading

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Dining Table Bench

Last fall we bought our first real dining room set. It’s a very sturdy table and for the first time, we’re not crowded at the table. It can even expand to hold as many as twelve people! However, the table … Continue reading

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