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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Kitchen Update

New Rug
We bought a new rug!  I've been looking for a striped rug for months!  Finally found one at TJ Maxx for under 20 dollars!


  1. OMG, your kitchen is to die for. Our kitchens look about the same size and I never thought I could fit my mobile island AND a hutch in there, but gosh your's looks so dang cute!! Do you find it's tight quarters?? That hutch is to die for by the way!! I love it to pieces :)

  2. Thank you! I got that thing in high school (and I didn't really even realize how much I would love it). My mom bought it for me at an auction when Rod Cush went out of business. It was around 300 bucks and I just remember shrugging and thinking: "yeah it's nice..." I was so not into decorating at that point, but I am SO grateful she bought it for me because I LOVE it and I know I could never afford something like that without a lot of saving (which I am just not good at doing)! It is not tight for me, but I am average size. My husband however, disagrees. He is a tall, larger guy and he complains sometimes about it if there is more than one person working in there. But honestly I like it when I am cooking because I can reach everything and all I have to do is turn around to reach for something on the island or bend down to put something in the dishwasher. I think when we didn't have all of these things in our kitchen, we just wasted a lot of space because we didn't use it except for walking to other rooms. I also love things to be cozy and close! And I have an issue with filling blank space. I do not like blank space in my house. Haha :) Hope that helps!

  3. What is the color of your kitchen walls???