the melodeon

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Master Bedroom, My House41 Comments

You caught a glimpse of the melodeon I purchased from the old schoolhouse/music hall in yesterday’s post, but it was buried under a bunch of stuff.  Here is where it ended up in our house and how it looks after a good cleaning and polishing with some MMS Milk Paint Hemp Oil. I have been looking for something to go … Read More

green & white summer tablescape

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Dining Room, My House85 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Walmart.  All opinions and ideas expressed in this post are, as always, honest and my own. Last week, I shared a tutorial for some mini landscape “place cards” and here is the tablescape that goes along with them!  I was challenged by Walmart to show vintage style using some of their home products and, … Read More

Master Bathroom Ideas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, My House49 Comments

It’s looking like we’ll start working on our master bathroom in late fall.  We’re just in the early stages of getting quotes and figuring out what we’ll do ourselves and what we’ll hire out.  Similar to the master bathroom makeover in our previous house, it will be a hybrid of DIY to keep costs down and hiring professionals for the … Read More

Bathroom Shutters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, My House15 Comments

I’ll warn you upfront…  This is not a post filled with pretty pictures of a finished space.  This is a post about making a small change that improved the looks and function of the window coverings in our bathroom. Here is how it looked when we first moved in… We have this awesome soaking tub, which I use almost every … Read More

two years ago today…

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, All Things Home, My House25 Comments

Two years ago today, we moved from Biglerville, PA to our current home in Rochester, MN.  Can you believe it’s been two years?!  In some ways, it feels like we’ve been here longer than that and, in other ways, it seems like we just got here. There are certainly things I miss about PA.  I miss living close to my … Read More