Category Archives: Before And After

Our Spring Garden

So the last couple of weeks, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time in our yard/garden. Planting, sowing, potting, transplanting, feeding, tieing, weeding and setting up the automatic watering system (well, that’s mostly my hubby though!) I tell you an … Continue reading

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How to “solar!” – Part 1

So, as many of you are aware, we recently went “solar.” I talked about it a little in this post. I don’t think we showed you the finished result up on the roof though! So here it is.   Prior … Continue reading

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When Jack Frost Visits Phoenix, AZ

So, you may remember my post about our backyard when we first finished it! And it grew and it bloomed even though the rest of the country was going into winter mode, but this is Phoenix, Arizona. It’s warm here … Continue reading

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The evolution of our backyard

This was the listing photo of the backyard when we decided to take a look. Not great, but not horrendous either. The reality was a little worse though. It was a dirt and concrete patch! The grass was burnt away … Continue reading

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Before and After of a different kind

My twins turned 5 today. I can’t even believe it! Part of me is pretty convinced that I just had them last year and somebody made a mistake But then I look at them and it’s quite clear that I … Continue reading

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Updating an 80s Kitchen

Or how we went from this to this and then some {Excuse the messy fridge door please!}  When we were looking for our second house in Phoenix, there were some things that I was very particular about. The kitchen and … Continue reading

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Bathroom: Before and After

(or the evolution of a bathroom!) Ok, I admit it … I love some good before and afters. I even love some not so good before and afters lol I just love to see the changes. Improvements. Decide if the … Continue reading

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The Pantry Project

So, in my quest to organize, simply and beautify, while of course all the time being highly practical and twin-toddler-proof (yeah, I know … I don’t ask much! lol) it became apparent that not only my Laundry needed an organizational … Continue reading

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