Unless you've been living under a rock somewhere, I'm sure you've seen countless people - friends, coworkers & celebrities alike - dousing themselves in buckets of ice cold water & then uploading the videos to their various social media accounts & challenging their friends in order to raise awareness for ALS. So when Kes & I saw the ice bucket challenge begin to make its rounds in each of our facebook feeds, we knew it was only a matter of time before someone called us out.

We hope you're all enjoying the long weekend. I know I am. There's just something awesome about heading into a Sunday evening and being hit by the realization that there's still one more day left of the weekend. It's kind of like putting on a jacket you haven't worn in a while & finding money in the pocket.  I don't usually post on Sundays but today I wanted to take some time out for a little bit of exciting news! Right now the blog world is a buzz with talk of The Homies. Every year, Apartment Therapy invites the public to submit their

Being that we're young creative professionals it sort of fits that we'd be attracted to the urban contemporary loft aesthetic. The problem being, the 'urban contemporary loft' generally comes with inner city living - downtown core, smaller square footage, higher prices, etc - which is fine when you're in your 20s and focused on your career. When the time comes to raise a family though, you tend to re-evaluate the things you want in a home; things like proximity to schools and family, having a backyard, and overall wanting a bigger living space. Having both grown up in the suburbs, we