The first apartment that Tuvia and I lived in was tiiiinnnyyyy (as in smaller than the number of letters I used in “tiny”). Since we were trying to fit into a space and we weren’t sure that we wanted to … Continue reading →
You know the saying about how good deeds breed good deeds? It’s the same in our house with projects. We do one and we get the bug. The only acceptable bug to have in our house as far as I’m concerned. Today, … Continue reading →
We have lived in our apartment for almost a full 2 years and there are some things that we have been talking about doing for that long. A portion of those things, we have even bought the materials for and … Continue reading →
For as long as I’ve had my own home (read: apartment), I’ve wanted everyone to take their shoes off at the door. With everything we are bound to step on outside, I can’t bear the thought of it in our home. When my son was born, it was the perfect excuse to finally enforce this rule! I always feel a little bad about making people take their shoes off, it can definitely be a pain (though I’m a barefoot person, so I do it anyway), but we have a basket of new socks for visitors to wear and keep so I hope that diminishes anyone’s annoyance.
I also thought it was an appropriate name for this blog because the most important thing to both my husband and me is that our home is open and comfortable for visitors. I will hopefully post some pictures soon of our apartment, but you’ll see that we go for space for friends over beauty (though we try for some of that too).
One day I hope that we can afford a house and to furnish it as we wish, but as for now we are a mainly IKEA residence. It frustrates me at times, but I think we were successful in making it our own. I hope you’ll agree!