Over the past year and a half, my friend Amanda has been working on renovating their new (to them) family home. When they purchased the 1970’s home back in the Fall of 2015, Judd and Amanda fell in love with the layout of the home as well as the property that surrounded it. They knew they would want to update it to fit their family’s style and needs though. Slowly but surely, Amanda and Judd have been working on transforming the… Read more »

My "Go To" NYC Recommendations

New York City is one of my absolute favorite places in the whole world. I don’t care how many times I have been, within one year of my last visit, I am always itching to get back. There are always new things to discover and places to explore. You can’t ever “finish” seeing and experiencing New York in my opinion. When people say they don’t like New York or they’ve already “done” it, I know they haven’t fallen in love. In… Read more »

March Favorites - The Outside & In

Hi friends! I hope all is going well in your world. Last month we went on a family road trip for Spring Break. The boys got to see snow coming down, which, for Florida people is a big deal. The cherry on top is that on the way home we picked up our new puppy! “Doug” joined our family last month and he has been such a good, chill little guy. Thank goodness for that! Wait til he eats one… Read more »

Today I am excited to share the most amazing renovated ranch home in our neighborhood. And even more inspiring than the transformation the house went through is the story of the people who live there. I’m honored to share the photos of the house and the story of this special couple who lives here. A little backstory: Lorraine and her husband David have been on quite the adventure the last few years. Prior to the recession, David worked as a residential… Read more »

Master Bedroom Refresh Plans

I mentioned it in my last post, but this month I am jumping back on my home projects schedule and starting with the master bedroom. Last year I tried out a new approach to updating and refreshing different areas in our home. I loved the outcome in Ben’s room, Max’s room and the living room. Here’s how it works: I limited myself to one room per month that I could make changes in. At the end of the month, I had to move on…. Read more »