All the Details on Our White Kitchen Transformation

The #ThisRuffHouse renovation we did last summer has garnered a lot of questions from you all on Instagram. There have been a few additional projects in the works (like our gorgeous Dry Bar) but I gotta say, as for the transformation itself, I still cannot believe that this is the same house. The house had

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Our Dry Bar Nook Reveal

The final reveal of the dry bar nook is here! After months of trying to figure out how to add some color to our all-white kitchen, we finally decided to turn the space that was supposed to be a coat closet into a dry bar. And if you come to a crossroads with this decision

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Adding a Touch of Vintage Home Decor

After a very necessary summer off while I concentrated on my MBA internship, I’m back- and with a new old hobby! This pandemic year, while weird and wacky in every way, also allowed me to rekindle my love of vintage hunting. My friend Nicole who runs Grandmillenial shop (go check it out, her weekly sales

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Affordable Outdoor Furniture for Summer

As Memorial Day is coming up, it’s a no brainer to spend your entire weekend outside. It’s the kick-off to summer and time to shed your wintery blues for tan-lines and strappy sandals. If you’re not indulging in a picnic this weekend but want to opt for some patio time instead, there are plenty of

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Favorite Printed Picnic Blankets

This summer may look a little different now that we’re all at home but that doesn’t mean that you have to be cooped up inside. I’ve been using this time to take every meal outside and have been getting a lot of use out of my favorite quilt-turned-picnic blanket for impromptu picnic outings. If you’re

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Gardening Tips for Beginners

I once cast myself to have a brown thumb, proclaiming every plant I touched would shrivel up and perish. Little did my beginner self realize was that I had the wrong tools to help me build my confidence. Throughout my 2 years of learning and growing, I realized that anyone can change their thumb color

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Best Home Office Chairs

Creating an inspiring home office space for yourself is sometimes hard and you don’t need the chair to add any extra pressure to that. While experts recommend getting up and walking around from time to time (or if you can, get a standing desk) the reality is sitting is just a comfortable way to get

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Our Guest Bath Reveal

I’m sure someone will ask it so before it’s even a question, there are no before photos for this space in our home reno because it didn’t exist before. During our home reno we knew the best way to add some value was with another bathroom, so we closed off an old hallway that really

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10 Tips to Help You Transition to Working From Home

As someone who has been working from home for the last 3 years, I want to offer a few tips to those who’ve made this transition recently. Working from home is a huge transition that we glamorize while we’re stuck at the office, but in reality working from home offers a lot is distractions and

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What To Look For When Buying A Home

On my most recent “ask me anything” I had a reader ask me how I found the fixer-upper apartment that we completely renovated last summer and the truth is   I got lucky and my husband had lived there for an extensive period of time and when he found me I found the apartment. However, before

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