Sitting Room Update

Sitting Room Update

We have a little space with a fireplace that sits right next to our kitchen and dining area in our house. It has long been a design challenge for me. Its transformed from a play space, to a desk space, to an empty space, and finally to a cozy sitting space. Our house isn't very big, so our living room is also right by it, which meant that I wasn't sure if another sitting space was needed. I got some chairs from a neighbor who was moving and decided to test them out before committing to paying for something more.
February 19, 2020 — Andrea Garrow
Visiting Magnolia

Visiting Magnolia

A friend and I had been talking about visiting Magnolia for a little while. We decided that if we were going to go, we were going to do it right and stay in one of Chip and Joanna's properties. Shortly after, we got an email that they bookings for the next year were going to come out on the Magnolia website in a few days. I hadn't booked before, but I did know that these filled up quickly, and we needed to be on top of it! Fast forward to the day the bookings went live.....click image to continue reading
February 18, 2020 — Andrea Garrow
Styling a Dresser

Styling a Dresser

Dressers can serve many functions within our homes if we think outside the box. Since they offer a lot of storage, they are great to use in areas where you may need a little extra hidden space. I wanted to give you three ideas for styling a dresser in various parts of your home. Each of these uses items from our shop....click image to continue reading
February 18, 2020 — Andrea Garrow
Portland Summer Bucket List

Portland Summer Bucket List

School’s out for summer!!!! Now what?! Here’s a peek at our summer bucket list so you can plan your own adventures!

☐ Go berry picking!

This easily tops our list. What’s better than sunshine and fresh berries?! It’s hard for me to go anywhere other than Hoffman Farms. Not only is it a gorgeous farm, they offer a lot of berry varieties, and a large playground and tractor ride for kids — for FREE!

☐ Downtown Lake Oswego day

This is my happy place. If you want to make a whole day of it, here’s the route I always make: .....click image to continue reading

February 18, 2020 — Andrea Garrow
The 5 Most Important Things I Have Learned Owning A Small Business

The 5 Most Important Things I Have Learned Owning A Small Business

When I began thinking about writing a blog, this post was the first that came to mind. I enjoy hearing about what other people have learned along their journey in life, and the road in business is always particularly interesting. Similar to parenting, we learn a lot about ourselves in business. Our strengths and weaknesses play out in new ways when we decide to start something from infancy.....click image to continue reading
February 17, 2020 — Andrea Garrow