Parlor Level Bathroom, Kitchen, and Dining Room

14. March 2021 House Renovation 0
Right now, the kitchen and dining room are separated by a wall. We’d like to remove it to open up the space. As soon as it’s more open, there are a few things we want to do depending on budget constraints and time estimates. Extend the powder room inward to become a full bathroom We ...

From Mudroom to Sunroom

11. March 2021 House Renovation 0
Even before we got the keys to our new-old house, we put the mudroom at the bottom of our wish list when we were meeting with contractor candidates. The house faces the street and anyone can look in through the wall of windows, so my initial thought was for it to remain as a place ...

How to Stay Organized When You’re Adulting

04. March 2021 House Renovation 0
You should get your shit together before you make the biggest investment of your life; and while you’re in the process of making the biggest investment of your life, keep your shit together and tight. Buying a house–no, buying a house with a partner–is not for the faint of heart. I have owned my apartment ...

Making Moves in Jersey City, NJ

14. February 2021 House Renovation 0
Whenever we searched “3+ bedrooms, 1+ bath, outdoor space, public transportation” in Jersey City against our budget, results dwindled; it didn’t seem like we would move out of Harlem any time soon. During the day, we would text each other listings we found but nothing seemed to stick. Jersey City is rich in history and ...