Lowe’s Maine Makeover | Day 2

Lowe's Front Yard Makeover in Portland, Maine. #lowesmainemakeover

The 2nd and final day of our Lowe’s “Bleak to Chic” makeover in Portland, Maine kicked off with a much-anticipated garage door installation!  Deanna’s old green garage door was replaced with a stunning new Pella Colesburg carriage style garage door from Lowe’s, making a major statement and giving her home a beautiful boost in curb appeal.

ATG&D Dream Home | Floor Plans

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It feels pretty surreal to say that G and I are currently building our dream home. After a year of planning and some uncertainty if this was ever going to happen, there has been a lot of self-pinching lately now that it’s official and we’re moving forward! I’ve already showed off our beautiful lot, and now here’s

We’re Building a House!

The future site of our new home in Cambridge, WI.

It is now safe to say our status as residents of my in-laws’ basement has an end date – we’re building a house! It all started about a year ago as we were searching for a house in Cambridge, WI.  We were convinced the perfect house for us did not exist so we were hoping

Lowe’s Maine Makeover | Day 1

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Did you see last week’s front yard makeover reveal post?  It was jam-packed with before and after photos from the recent “Bleak to Chic” home makeover in Portland, Maine that I was so excited to be a part of with Lowe’s!  So many details went into the project that I couldn’t possibly cover it all in one post,

Lowe’s Front Yard Makeover | Portland, Maine

Lowe's Front Yard Makeover in Portland, Maine featuring a new paver patio, outdoor decorations, Pella carriage style garage door, and trim-free landscape edging.

I’m so excited to share with you the results of our recent front yard makeover with Lowe’s! Deanna Emery was our homeowner selected from Portland, Maine – one of the cities hit hardest by the past winter – to receive a front yard refresher because she personifies the Lowe’s message of “Never Stop Improving.” Deanna

4th of July Party Food

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This is typically the time of year when I’m pulling out red, white, and blue-filled bins of decorations and creating a Costco list for 4th of July party food to feed 50 people – but not this year.  Thanks to our recent move, there will be no 2015 ATG&D 4th of July party (unless you want to come over

Did I Mention We’re Moving?

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Hi everyone! I’ve just returned home from beautiful Portland, Maine where I was working on a Lowe’s Spring Home Makeover, and I cannot wait to share the final reveal with you all! If you’d like to see some “in progress” pictures, be sure to check out the hashtag #lowesmainemakeover on Instagram. It’s been a fun,