Home Style Saturdays

Marian ParsonsUncategorized5 Comments

I don’t usually post on Saturdays, but I am making an exception to join Home Style Saturdays!  It’s a collection of bloggers who simply share one of their favorite projects or posts.  So, here are a few links for you to enjoy if you’re looking for some weekend reading… Miss Mustard Seed | Laundry Room Makeover • Sources & Inspiration On … Read More

favorite home projects of 2018

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Favorite Things34 Comments

As I’ve been looking back over the past year and the projects we completed, I realized we have done a lot!  2017 was about getting settled, listening to our house, getting to know its style, and learning the way it functioned best.  It was also about tackling the immediate issues, like an aging water heater, broken garage doors, and turning … Read More

Summer 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things39 Comments

This week is back to school week and that means I can have my work day back!  Don’t get me wrong.  I have enjoyed the lazy mornings, trips to visit family, movie matinees with the boys, the warmer weather for gardening and house projects, and watching the boys enjoy the freedom of summer.  We had lots of playdates, sleepovers, bike … Read More

fireplace update options

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating93 Comments

I fully realize I need to start another project like I need a hole in my head, but it’s hard to stop the wheels from turning.  If you get it, you get it. One thing that keeps catching my attention when I looked around the living room is the fireplace surround. The color is actually quite nice, but the glossy finish … Read More

Delta H2Okinetic® In2ition® Shower Review

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, Decorating, My House, Room Makeovers19 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Delta.  As always all words and opinions are honest and my own. Last summer, I gave the boy’s bathroom a refresh.  It wasn’t a total overhaul, but simple, inexpensive changes that made a huge difference!  While I would love to do a custom-built tile surround, install a deeper tub, and a few other things, … Read More

a lifetime supply of almond extract & honey

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, My House, Organizing65 Comments

This week I’ve been working on organizing our kitchen.  It’s one of the spaces that has been bugging me the most (organizationally speaking).  I hadn’t moved things around since we moved in and, after cooking in this kitchen for a year and a half, it has become clear that some things were put in the wrong place initially. Everything looked … Read More