Around the House – Week Thirteen

Welcome To Around The House At My 100 Year Old Home. This Is A Weekly Update I Share Every Saturday About What Is Going On At My 100 Year Old Home.

the waco airbnb front bedroom

Welcome Inside My 100 Year Old Home

It’s been a very surreal week. So much is happening in the world and we are all focused on it. While we are at home and staying safe, the silver lining is that we get to enjoy being at home with our families. 

I have been at our home in Ventura for 14 days now and if you want an explanation as to why I am here you can read this Instagram post. While it’s been very lonely, the beach has provided lots of relaxation and walks looking for sea glass. 

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How to Finish a Remodel with Handmade and Vintage Decor Items for Your Home

The Last step to our Waco remodel was finding the perfect Decor Items for our home. I found handmade and vintage items and I am so excited to share them with you today.

handmade lampshade

Can you believe it! I am finally sharing the view into our laundry room of our Waco Airbnb home. The coffee station is on the right and the master bedroom is on the left. I love so many things about this photo and I can’t wait to share these decor items and where I found them all.

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Home Tour of the Waco Airbnb Fixer Upper

I poured my heart and soul into the remodel of our home in Waco, Texas. It was the most amazing project and I am so proud of how our home looks now. I love that some of you will be able to stay at our Waco Airbnb Fixer Upper!

the waco airbnb front exterior

I am so in love with our finished 100 year old home in Waco, Texas. We bought a small two-bedroom, one bath home on half an acre and remodeled it to a three-bedroom, two-bath home. Today I am going to take you on a tour of our Waco Airbnb fixer upper and I can’t wait to show every room to you.

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Seven Reasons You Need Fresh Flowers in Your Home

I love fresh flowers in our home and today I am sharing seven reasons why you need fresh flowers in your home.

seven reasons why you need fresh flowers in your home

One of my goals this year is to bring fresh flowers into our home more often. I love to arrange flowers and I love the beauty that fresh flowers bring in to our home. When I was asked to be part of this blog hop and to style a spring vignette, I knew I wanted to share our flower arranging room. There are always some flower arranging happening here and today I am styling some roses and ranunculus. I opted not to share a photo of the finished flower arrangement. Rather, I wanted to share where and how things are created. 

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Tips to Selecting an Electric Water Heater for our Your Home

I love my new water heater! With the Gladiator and the EcoNet® App, we can prevent cold showers, receive alerts of issues before there’s no hot water, and protect our Airbnb home from potential water damage.


electric water heater

This post is sponsored by Rheem®; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

I have spent a lot of time getting up to speed this month on running an Airbnb. I have learned there are a few things that have to be perfect in our home. 

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Five Reasons Open Kitchen Shelves Work in the Kitchen

I have wanted open kitchen shelves for years and I can’t wait to share with you five reasons why open shelves work so well.

open kitchen shelving

I am a huge fan of open kitchen shelving. It’s not because I have had open shelves in my kitchen for years. In fact, I just put them in our Waco Airbnb home a few months ago. (I still need to paint my shelves so be patient with me if you can.) But I have wanted open kitchen shelves for years and I can’t wait to share with you five reasons why open shelves work so well.

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