Jackson hit a milestone this past week, the big 5. Meaning kindergarten is around the corner and my first baby is definitely no longer a baby.
As you can tell by the title, this is not a home renovation post. This is a post about my sister.
One of my most anticipated house projects just wrapped up last week-the kitchen island. Boy, am I excited about this one. The island is The hub of our main level. It’s where we congregate and, up until last week, stood unfinished.
Our contractor has been plowing full steam ahead with our renovation. It’s down to the details and finishing touches now. Last week, I showed you our kitchen progress:
Last I posted, our backsplash was in progress..
It wasn’t grouted and only went midway down the wall.
Since the house has come together enough to have people over, I was happy to offer to host a party celebrating the upcoming birth of a dear friend’s baby. This is her third child, so it wasn’t a shower or sprinkle. One of my friends creatively coined it a drizzle. Essentially, it’s an excuse for us ladies to get together and creatively love on a friend.
Jason and I have taken on a lot of DIY home renovation projects over the years and the outcomes have not always been flawless. In fact, none of them have been. We have gotten better at certain things and a lot of this improvement has come from trial and error, with emphasis on error. So, here are a few lessons we have learned along the way:
Lesson 1: Hanging pendant lights should not involve children’s books.