the enameled kitchen sink

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Kitchen, My House24 Comments

The boys are in a sports day camp this week and that means I actually have concentrated, uninterrupted time to work!  I know so many can relate to the challenges that come with trying to run a business from home while the kids are home all day.  I regularly feel torn between doing mom-stuff and doing work-stuff, so it’s nice … Read More

eating area updates

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, My House51 Comments

Once we were unpacked and settled form back-to-back trips, I was ready to start working on the house again.  I am waiting to get into the summer rhythm before I tackle larger projects, like the butler’s pantry and painting the kitchen island, but I want to get smaller things done when time allows.  Organization of cabinets and closets is definitely … Read More

Braided Jute Kitchen Rug

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Kitchen, My House, Room Makeovers17 Comments

One of the questions I’m asked most when I share my kitchen on social media is, “Where did you get the rug?” The answer is, it’s a braided jute I purchased from Joss & Main a few years ago.  It has worn really well and has even been hosed down a couple of times to remove stains and an unfortunate … Read More

new kitchen wall color

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, Room Makeovers76 Comments

Well, we were home for less than two days and I already started painting the kitchen walls.  I had the paint (purchased for the hall and foyer), so it was easy to impulsively start painting.  It began as an oh-I’ll-just-paint-a-test-swatch and turned into painting half of the kitchen and eating area. The color really needed to be changed.  It was … Read More