Our Austin Casa

Our Austin Casa || Mid Century Modern Master Bathroom

Based on the emotions that writing this post conjures, no one would blame you for thinking that I was embarking on a thousand word essay on motherhood or the birth of one of our children.  Alas, this post does not contain cute, chubby faced babes, though.  Still, it’s got me feeling all the feels to be getting ready to publish the first room reveal of Our Austin Casa.  Two and a half years ago we had a wild idea about moving back to my hometown and raising our kids around cousins and second cousins, grandparents and aunts and …

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The Two Minute Morning Routine that Will Change Your Life

Whether you begin your day at your leisure or wake to the sound of a baby crying or alarm clock beckoning, there’s a super easy way to jump start your productivity, lower your stress, and give you a sense of accomplishment at the start of your day.  It’s not trendy.  In fact, my mom begin persuading us of it’s advantages at a young age.  It’s making your bed and you might just be surprised how beneficial science has found this simple task to be.  Plus, it takes the time equivalent of a few scrolls and double clicks …

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Our Austin Casa || Master Bedroom Design

It was never our intention when building this house to end up needing all new furniture, but that’s kind of where we are at now.  (Actually where we are at right now is in a rental that has no sofa, nightstands, or dresser because we’ve been selling all of our existing furniture.  I’ve got like 10 people wanting to buy our tv but I just can’t part with it yet!) Anyways, I’ve digressed.  Little nuances in the floor plan have made some of our existing pieces not so practical for the new space.  For example the …

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Our Austin Casa || 3 Weeks ‘Til Moving Day!

It’s very possible that this will be the last update of #ouraustincasa before move-in day.  How is that possible?!  We have been plotting and planning the possibility of this house since the summer of 2015, purchased the lot in May of 2016, broke ground in December of 2016 and are now about to move in one year later.  It’s been really surreal to see thoughts and ideas that we had over coffee or while driving down the 101 become a 3 dimensional reality that we will soon be calling home.  Every last detail was thought about, …

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