Hi and welcome.

I’m Julie and this is my blog where I document some of the things I’m most passionate about, like cozy homes, charming places, and good books.

I’m married to Tom and we have two grown children, Lindsey and Grant.


Around here we talk about houses. A lot. We’re the owners of a newer (1992) house that has an old soul, and I try to build on that as we make updates to it.

A little bit more about me:

  • We live in the Kansas City area (Kansas side, for those of you who speak KC) and I love exploring my hometown.
  • I’m an enthusiastic reader who is always happy to talk books.
  • I’m an anxious traveler who has nonetheless been blessed to see some beautiful places.

Here are several ways we can connect:

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  • And comments on posts are always appreciated. I try to respond to them all.

Thanks for stopping by. I’m so glad you’re here.

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