Again And Again

Monday Dec 4th - After I made us someΒ French Omeletes for breakfast, Mike and I went to our place to work on getting it completed. Cleaning, cleaning again, moving stuff, painting small things, moving the same things again etc., filled the day. Mike worked on patching the trim for the most part and a list [...]

Achievement Level: 500

Two Years, 500 Posts   I applaud myself on this achievement 😜 Did I ever think I would actually complete 500 writing projects/assignments while trying desperately and agonizingly to complete my one or two sentences for a Wordly Wise school assignment? No 😏 So, it has been around two years give or take a few [...]

Wooden Decor Blocks

Looking for small, cute, shabby chic decorations or gifts? I have just the thing for you πŸ˜‰ Sticking with the distressed/antique look of the wood pieces I used, I did the font in an overly distressed manner. Since it's repurposed wood, the 'blemishes', 'smudges' and 'discolorations' are all a part of the look and charm, [...]

Jem Moment: Home Tour πŸ’•πŸ’πŸ“½

Though we still have the odd photo to hang/item to find a home, the renovations are pretty much completely finished and I (we) figured it was time to show you the whole place all neat and tidy like πŸ˜‰ But first, the before pictures, of course πŸ’πŸ» Annnnnd, *drumroll* 'Mike and Jess's first home, a [...]

Jem Moment πŸ—πŸ’πŸ’‘

We officially own an apartment 😱 After being technically houseless since June and living with each set of parents, today was the awaited day... papers were signed, keys handed over and voilà! We almost didn't have it today because an official English translator wasn't present at the reading of the papers. We had been told [...]

One Door Opened And Another Door Closed

Friday Sept 23rd -     The door to fall seemed to finally crack open here, so it was time to break out the new long sleeve shirt and post wedding attending-beach wave, pony tail hair πŸ˜πŸ’• (Long, overly descriptive sentence I know😝) Mike and I headed to Arnhem on a mission to find some [...]