2 year anniversary of homeownership + visual diary

it's the 2 year anniversary of buying my first house, a fixer upper! What a year it's been... lots of adventures, renovations, makeover reveals, and yard work! Check out the full visual diary on Jojotastic.com

Over the weekend, I checked Facebook and it alerted me to the fact that I’ve owned #mytinybungalow for TWO years. Wow. Aside from all the clichés about where time has gone, it’s flown by, etc etc, I can’t help but feel extremely sentimental over my two year homeownership anniversary. I’ve never had the opportunity to… More →

1 year anniversary of homeownership + visual diary

it's the 1 year anniversary of buying my first house, a fixer upper! What a year it's been... lots of adventures, renovations, makeover reveals, and yard work! Check out the full visual diary on Jojotastic.com

YOU GUYS. It’s officially been one year since I closed on #mytinybungalow (or #mytinyshitshow as I refer to it IRL) and what a freaking year. This has felt like both the longest and shortest year of my life. I have so many words to describe how I’ve felt about this past year of homeownership: frustrated, overwhelmed, emotional, proud,… More →

my second month of homeownership

getting REAL and HONEST today on the blog: sharing my thoughts on my SECOND month of homeownership. I've finally had a few victories with my fixer upper! thinking of buying a home? pin for later & read more on jojotastic.com

While I can say that the first month was decidedly rough, the second month of homeownership has been WAY better. For one, I had my first true ‘victory’ in the house — my amazing deck makeover. When I first moved in, I knew exactly what I wanted the outdoor space to look like. While the… More →

thoughts on my first month of homeownership

Confession: I’m writing this blog post in a fit of anger at my newly purchased fixer upper. The fact is that my first month of homeownership has NOT gone swimmingly… not even remotely. I’m not really sure why I thought it would go well, or every remotely bearable, but the truth is that nothing could… More →

Q&A #6: All About Our Backyard Chickens

Q&A: Answering Your Questions about Our Backyard Chickens! #urbanfarming #backyardchickens #chickens #fancychickens #chickencoop #chickenkeeping #Q&A #questionandanswer

Sometimes I feel like there’s a split between what I share here on the blog and what I share on Instagram… specifically our backyard chickens! In an effort to be more transparent about every facet of our life AND to make life a little easier on myself, I’ve been trying to merge to the two… More →

10 Self-Care Ideas for Spring

10 Self-Care Ideas To Help You Celebrate Springtime! #selfcare #wellness #springtime #spring #springselfcare #selfcareroutine #selfcaretips

When did it become March??? This is nuts. I really feel like 2019 is flying by! With each change of season, I try to re-evaluate my self-care and wellness plan. Maybe that means letting a habit go because it doesn’t serve me for the new season… or adding a new idea to my repertoire. Today… More →