A Review of our IKEA LENDA curtains

The IKEA LENDA curtains in our master bedroom are almost 2 years old now, and over the years we’ve gotten quite a few questions about them. Do we like them? Are they light-blocking enough for a bedroom? How do they hold up, especially considering they’re so cheap? Well today we’re answering all those questions and sharing an honest (and unsponsored) review of our inexpensive LENDA curtain panels.

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Happy Friday 2/22/19

Happy Friday! How was your week? We’ve been recovering from a winter bug around here that knocked us down like dominos. First our kindergartener, then the 3-year-old, and on down the list until every last one of us was on the couch. Oh winter, why do you treat us so? Thankfully the weekend is near and the birds are chirping and we’re bound and determined to relish all this unexpected snow (see: ice cream snow recipe below!)…

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Finding success in Buying and Selling real estate // our go-to partner, personal Anecdotes, and free resources

Garrett and I sold our first home on the MLS last year and it went smoothly, despite the slowing real estate market. But that wasn’t exactly a surprise to us because we had Redfin - a Seattle-based real estate innovator - by our side. In the past 6 years, we've bought 3 homes, sold 1, and toured countless more with Redfin. It can be hard as a reader to see behind the scenes and there were a lot of questions about Redfin and why we chose them for our Ravenna House listing. So today we're going to address that. As well as share a few insights into our success in real estate…

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Happy Friday 2/15/19

Happy Friday! Ooooo what a week it’s been. Not only did we get to celebrate Valentines Day (which is totally a made-up Hallmark holiday, but I kinda love it anyway 😉), but we had the biggest snowstorm we’ve seen in years. There’s a solid foot of snow at our farmhouse and when our boots haven’t been on, we’ve been cozied up inside, baking bread and drinking all the hot drinks. It’s been a magical winter week!

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