installation of the new kitchen counters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, My House45 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by HanStone.  All opinions and words are honest and my own. Monday was the day and it was like counting down the days to Christmas.  I think HanStone needs to make an advent calendar to countdown to counter install day.  Filled with dark chocolates and bite-sized samples of coordinating backsplash tile. Anyway, before the install … Read More

Plans for the steps

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House47 Comments

I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend!  I know this particular holiday can be bitter sweet for some, remembering mothers or children they have lost or never knew or had.  But I hope some joy could be found, even for those who are mourning. I celebrated mother’s day by being a mom/wife…cooking pancakes for the boys, making one … Read More

new kitchen sink

Marian ParsonsKitchen, My House35 Comments

The measurements were taken for our new counters last week and they are currently being fabricated.  I am just about bursting to see them installed.  I know it’s going to make a big difference in the look of our kitchen and it’ll be exciting to see such a large piece of my design plan finally in place. As with many … Read More

painting the stairway wall

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House31 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I finally started painting the wall and trim in the back stairway.  It had been bugging me for a while, but the idea of painting those spindles and taping off the carpet seemed like an annoying, tedious project and I kept putting it off.  I knew that once I pinned myself down to start working … Read More