Grand Guests

A rather delayed (and rather lengthy) recounting of our Opa and Oma's visit back in August/September.        Friday, Aug 24th - The weather changed from summer to fall, almost overnight and we also drove to the airport to pick up some special guests. Michiel’s Oma and Opa arrived at 11:40 pm to stay [...]

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How We Now ‘Dine Well’ – A Kitchen Transformation

It’s been so long since I wrote a blog post pertaining to the house and it’s makeover, I hardly know where to begin!   For starters, I’ll tell you what room it is 😉 The most important part of a house aside from the loo.... the kitchen! 😄     When we bought the place [...]

Original Art for Home, Gift, Office or Post

Original Art for Home, Gift, Office or Post

Feast your eyes on little bits of my handmade art, below ☺ In my few, spare and rare bits of freedom (😜 lies, as I have abundant spare time) I’ve used my moments to create little art/lettering pieces and because I don’t need a drawer full of my own stuff, just being stacked thicker and [...]

The In-laws (welcome) Invasion

Michiel’s parents arrived on a Wednesday afternoon for their first visit out to see Michiel and I and explore the place their son was now calling home! The usual post arrival home tour, gift giving and unpacking occurred and from here on, I will simply give a highlight reel of the happenings during their stay [...]

Heading Upstairs – Staircase Unveiling

The staircase, a spot small enough, you may think it doesn’t require a ‘reveal’ all of its own... but in this instance, I believe it does 😜     The few stair rails that were there, were removed, so things could be more easily moved up and down and they never got put back... eventually [...]