Kitchen

DIY kitchen shelves: part I

The kitchen has been one of the biggest challenges of our new place. Again, a lot of this is in original condition and given its details, I’m sure this kitchen was completely practical back in the 1940s. Look at that old school can opener on the right side of the counter (adorable!), the blue tile backsplash and chrome detailing (cute!),… Continue reading DIY kitchen shelves: part I

Childproofing · Heating and Cooling

Gravity heaters and childproofing

Childproofing our home is turning out to be a constant ongoing project of its own. The first week that we moved in, Miles discovered that he loved opening and closing the bedroom doors. Really cute, until he slammed his fingers in the door. I realized we never had this problem in our old apartment because… Continue reading Gravity heaters and childproofing