Our Austin Rental

How I Prepped our Laundry Room to get Ready for Baby!

The pregnancy nesting bug is not only very real, but very necessary!  Somewhere around the third trimester you realize that another human is moving in soon and suddenly the organizing, cleaning and preparing gets kicked into high gear!  We are currently in a rental with limited space, so I was adamant on everything having a place and being well stocked and organized before baby’s arrival.  In particular, I wanted our laundry room in tip top shape before the big day which meant stocking up on all of the essentials so that I didn’t have …

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Our Austin Rental || The Nursery Design

Remember the nursery that I put off for what seemed like forever and then decided to put together (with the help of Britt) on a Friday when Aaron and Parker were in Chicago and nearly sent myself into labor?  Yes, that nursery! Well, it’s done and I couldn’t be more excited about how it turned out.  It’s truly the peaceful, cozy little retreat of a room that I imagined it to be.  It went through a lot of iterations beginning with, do we even create a nursery in this rental?  When we first found out we were pregnant, it …

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Our Austin Rental || The Front Porch Two Ways

Welcome back to the latest in our adventures of decorating our rental!  We showed you our kitchen two ways here, my favorite room in our whole house here, and even a peek of our living room in this post.  We moved into our place in January and by March I was already itching to add outdoor seating. Parker loves to be outside and we constantly found ourselves sitting in the driveway watching her ride her scooter or on the edge of the front porch while she colored with chalk.  I knew I wanted something simple and modern and also something …

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Our Austin Rental || The Dining Room of My Dreams!

After months of eating at the bar, picnicking on the floor in an empty dining room, and gathering around a coffee table, at long last, we have a dining table, friends, and I couldn’t be happier!  I pondered, shopped, fell down the rabbit hole of interior blogs, and picked all of your brains both here and on social media before finally choosing one. There was so much to consider as I have seriously high hopes for this dining room space.  I imagine dinner parties with friends that go hours later than expected in the best possible way, …

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