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A Day-in-the-Life

Alternate title: Stacy Cleans the Kitchen When the kids were little, every year, I created a day-in-the-life photo journal. My days were packed with the exhausting work of kid maintenance on very little sleep. It felt like my days were a blur of buckling car seats, changing diapers, and so. much. …

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Schoolhouse Lighting

Creating a Lighting Plan When we met with the Lowe’s team, proper lighting was at the top of our list. As the …

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The Cement Tile Backsplash

The kitchen remodel is creeping along. We have discovered that even hiring out most of the project to the Lowe’s remodeling team does …

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The Countertops

What a difference two weeks makes. The Silestone countertops from Lowe’s have been installed, and we nearly have a functional kitchen, friends. …

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Flowers, Painting & Origami

I have not had a chance to write a personal post for three weeks. I have been painting all. the. things. I …

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The Kitchen Cabinets are In.

We have reached the portion of the project where we often “hurry up and wait.” A full day of work by the Lowe’s …