Chic pumpkin decor ideas

While Halloween has already passed, that does not mean pumpkins can start disappearing too. Pumpkins are perfect thanksgiving decor and today we will go over some ways you can incorporate some fun, chic, and affordable pumpkin decor in your home! Pumpkins in the kitchen I love small pumpkins which can be tucked in a variety … Continue reading Chic pumpkin decor ideas

Hardcover vs Softcover: A Matter of Weight

We live in strange times. Work hours are increasing, pay is stagnating and in places all over the country (particularly Boston) rents are shooting up. Living space is at a premium, and only getting more premium-y with each passing year. In these terrible times laden with both Fear and Loathing, where a college education has … Continue reading Hardcover vs Softcover: A Matter of Weight

3 ways a clock can give your home some unique personality

Time is an important aspect of our lives. It helps us determine when to go to work, how to schedule events throughout the week, and other import to-dos in our lives. Now, have you ever considered using time as a decorative item in your home? Honestly, my initial answer was no. However, when Jeff and … Continue reading 3 ways a clock can give your home some unique personality

Our 40 dollar thrift store challenge- September 2018 edition

Jeff and I are starting a monthly #40dollarthriftstorechallenge. Our goal is to explore a different thrift store every month with $40 and grab as many items as possible without passing our budget! For our first challenge, we went to Boomerangs in Jamaica Plain (a Boston, Massachusetts neighborhood) on Labor Day. They were having a 30% … Continue reading Our 40 dollar thrift store challenge- September 2018 edition

In Defense of Books as Interior Design in Three Points

This blog, much like the apartment around which said blog revolves, sprang entirely from the mind of my girlfriend. The beautiful things in our apartment, sheโ€™s found. Their aesthetically pleasing arrangement, all her. As a man literally one apartment removed from a share-house full of barely civilized bachelors, my skill in arranging a home is … Continue reading In Defense of Books as Interior Design in Three Points

Repurposing part 1: turning storage into something spicy

Cooking and eating are two of our favorite activities. Our hunger to cook different dishes (both figuratively and literally) resulted in a tsunami of different spices stuffed throughout different kitchen cabinets. Once we were on the hunt for cinnamon and when we got home, we found a huge container of cinnamon. Our instant exaggerated reaction … Continue reading Repurposing part 1: turning storage into something spicy

Meal planning with a stylish twist

Are you a visual person like me who prefers to know what meals to create after a busy work day vs thinking about it once dinner time decides to creep on your shoulder? Yup I know the exact feeling too! So, to make cooking dinner easier for us, one of our must have items was … Continue reading Meal planning with a stylish twist