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

quartz counters one year later

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Kitchen, My House, Popular52 Comments

Last May, we had Hanstone Quartz countertops (in the pattern Monterey) installed in our kitchen and I thought I would give an update now that we’ve been using them for over a year.  Of course, a review after 1o years or 20 years would hold more weight, but well…I don’t have a time machine, so you’re getting a one year … Read More

office shutters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office21 Comments

I was combing through some photos taken earlier this year while I was working on cleaning up my hard drive and making backups and I realized I had pictures of a project that I never shared!  I took the picture right before my mom visited in March, so there were more exciting things to write about, like the guest room … Read More