Wednesday, March 12, 2014



Lucas 'Luke' Vincent Moore was born yesterday at 6:53pm, weighing a whopping 8lbs 14ounces and 21 inches long (And yes that was au natural). He's doing perfectly and we thank everyone for all their encouragement and well wishes. We can't wait for everyone to meet him!

Monday, March 10, 2014

While We Wait

Patience may not always be my strong suit of mine, and it's even tougher when you are past your due date. Projects to pass the time are a must, even if they are manual labor. The Saturday morning farmer's market was full of Spring garden seedlings, the weather was begging for us to be outside, and it was hopeful that a little yard work would prompt some labor. While we weren't successful in the latter, we did get the garden tilled with fresh soil and Spring veggies in the ground. And our biggest commitment: Asparagus. That little row of lettuce may not look like much, but surrounding it are asparagus crowns. Since you can't harvest the first year it's not an immediate gratification, instead a long-term play that will hopefully have delicious payoffs.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Baby Room Reveal

After months (and months) of hard work the baby room is finally complete. It's by far the best room in the house - quiet and lacking the drafts that exist in most of the house. It was also the first time we got to decorate a room from scratch. Aside from a new crib (Thank you Gran Ran & Pappy!) and dresser, most of the room was re-purposed from the rest of the house or handmade, making the end result fairly affordable.

It's hard to believe it is even the same room. Peeling paneling, bent up metal blinds, and big drafts did not make for an ideal baby room. With lots of help from friends and family it has completely transformed. We couldn't have done it without everyone's help - THANK YOU!!

That old paneling doesn't even compare to the new tongue and groove panels that replaced it. To say it's solid is an understatement. The windows got alot of hand sanding and detail work, along with refinished hardware that now makes us want to refinish the rest of the windows in the house. SOMEDAY. Travis' handy work on the trim makes the room look complete. And when we tore down that old wood paneling we found a nook to the left of the door that now creates incredibly functional shelving. While it was a bit of a puzzle making it look square when it's not even close, Travis did an incredible job. It even fits the baskets we already had perfectly.


And while I say the room is complete, there really is one more detail left to finish. Above the Ikea dresser that we stained and painted will be his name banner - waiting to be hung upon his arrival. One week and counting until that due date!

You can find all of the baby room progress and inspiration posts here.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Baby Room Sneak Peek

Baby Moore's room is certainly coming along. Construction is complete and furniture has been moved in, but there are still little details to finish. Oh yes, and a crib to purchase. But we still find ourselves in the room almost nightly, tinkering with a light bulb, folding clothes, or hanging pictures. It's getting close guys! For now here's a few sneak peeks into Baby Moore's room.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Baby Room Inspiration

When talking about the baby room one of the most common questions is 'What's the theme?'. I say jungle but that doesn't quite describe it. It's a little jungle, a little geometric, a little DIY, a little old and a little new. For months I've scoured Pinterest and design blogs for inspiration and to try to give Travis a vision of what I'm picturing. While there are plenty of rooms and styles I like, there hasn't been one that encompasses everything I want. So here's a little compilation to get you inspired for what Baby Moore's room will soon be - hopefully it will come together as a room perfectly suited for our 765 Nest. 

New Friends Art Print / Amanda Teal Design

Minty Nursery
Modern Mobiles / Gender Neutral Nursery