Ok. I have to get this off my chest, before I explode. You guys. Crazy things are happening. Crazy things have been happening, and now I can finally share them with you!
This month, you can head out and find yours truly in not one, but TWO magazines. I’m freaking out on the inside… like, all day long. I know I’m supposed to be all calm and collected about these kinds of things (maybe not?) but that will not be happening. I’ve almost swallowed my tongue like three times.
The lovely Maria Charbonneaux, from Better Homes and Gardens contacted us back in October, and asked if we’d be willing to share our guest bathroom, in their spring issue of Kitchen & Bath Makeovers. Umm, No. Absolutely not. Please do not take photos of all our hard work and show it off to the world. Geez. Oh, you’re going to credit the blog while you’re at it? No, thank you. Psych.
Well, a few months went by, we took part in a phone interview for the feature, and then things went to an entirely new level of ridiculousness (hey, if Rob says it’s a word, it’s a word). I swear, every time I take a nap (which the girls have allow maybe one time per child – that’s two) I wake up with amazing things going on around me. Ladies Home Journal wants to feature our latest dresser makeover in there April issue.
Listen people, I don’t know what’s going on here, but I like it. Of course, I say yes and now here we are today with stacks of magazines piled to the ceiling. You know I bought more than any normal person would consider. AND, for the teenage boy judging me while ringing up my 10 issues of LHJ… In your face. Or something.
Hey Cincinnati locals! Make sure you look for us on Channel 9 News this Thursday and the following Monday! They’ll be interviewing me at our home with a few decorating (Thurs) and gift (Mon) ideas for the holidays. I’ve been told that everything will air once during the morning show (5-6am) and shown again in the afternoon (12-1pm). Set your DVRs!!
Here’s hoping I haven’t made a total fool out of myself 🙂
Update: Watch everything right from your computer here!
(We’ll definitely have a post soon to recap on all of these crazy-good happenings!)
Just wanted to throw out a nice welcome to any peeps stopping in from YHL today. We’re already blown away by the amount of traffic and we are so, so, SO sorry if our site is running unusually slow today. Or completely crashing altogether. A house crash wouldn’t be complete without crashing the blog too, right? Haha.
I thought it’d be nice for any newcomers to have a few links upfront. Hopefully these will help you get to know us 🙂
1. About – just a bit about who we are and what we’re all about
2. House Tour – you can walk through our current house (still some updating to do here) as well as our previous home!
3. Categories – great if you’re looking for a specific room.
4. Contact – if you have any questions that you’d like a quick response to email is best, but comments are greatly encouraged as well!
Thanks again for joining us! Hope a few of you stick around for the ride!
I entered our recent living room makeover into Apartment Therapy’s Room for Color Contest a few weeks ago, and we actually made the cut! We’re so completely amazed to even be a participant among so many great rooms! And to make even the tiniest dent in the votes would be way beyond our expectations. With that being said, nobody enters a content to sit back and watch… I want to win!
With AT’s contests, you are required to sign up for an account (or simply login with your facebook or twitter account!) to submit a vote , but I can promise you, they don’t send out crazy amounts of emails. In fact, I’ve had an account for a while now and not once received an email! So, no worries there 🙂