NC New Home Tour

[metaslider id=20291] Many terrible things happened in 2016. In fact, a garbage fire is still the most accurate description I can think of for the year overall. The delay of our new home in North Carolina was one of those things but certainly not the biggest. We moved from the home we lovingly fixed up […]

A Final Rosas Home Tour- 2016

4 years and 1 month ago our family purchased our home in Florida after an excruciating 6 month wait. For those of you who don’t know or don’t remember, we embarked on the journey of a short sale; this process can take weeks or months and for us, we were in the latter. The location […]

Bathroom Remodel Status: Complete. From 70’s to Sleek.

After beginning the bathroom remodel process over 4 months ago I’m thrilled to call this project DONE.  After being quoted $8,000-10,000 for our little hallway size bathroom from professional contractors my husband and I unexpectedly decided that we would DIY it.  I was shocked myself but after doing so much around the home already we […]

I like my front doors like I like my movies… The Color Purple

My latest project in the never ending mission to make my home beautiful was, you guessed it, the Front Door!  When we moved in the previous owners threw (almost literally) a coat of flat light grey paint on the door and side lights.  They slopped it on and left paint on the windows and hardware […]

So Worth The Wait…

Almost 4 months ago the boys and I moved into our new home in Florida where we reunited with my husband after a very long 6 months.  For those new here the short version is this:  Husband got a new job in Florida and we announced our move.  We looked online for homes near Tampa […]

“Don’t Touch That Saw!” and other tales from bathroom remodel HELL

Without sounding like I am complaining about living in the house we waited over 6 months for please let me whine to you about trying to renovate our bathroom with two little ones running around. The weekend before last my husband got the itch to start this huge project.  We knew before buying the home […]

A New High Chair For Fletcher!

I am in love with his new high chair! We found the Boon Flair in orange and white for a steal! I am a bargain shopper with expensive taste. Somehow I find some of the best deals on craigslist. We got it home and I assembled it. Then my husband came home and had to […]