• Sustainable Swaps

    Over the past several years I’ve made conscious efforts to reduce the carbon footprint and waste we make at the Henesy House. Over the past several months I’ve worked on this post bit by bit to share the sustainable swaps that we’ve made and encourage you to do the same. Not only do these simple

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  • Five Faves | January ’22

    Last year I started a series of 5 posts about my 5 favorite items and pieces I’ve acquired in the past month. As life and motherhood got too busy, I fell off towards the last half of the year. So I’m giving it another go this year! Links are provided when possible and some may

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  • DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

    As our sweet little Lillian grew from babyhood to toddler life we did the standard transition tasks, like baby gates, dropping the mattress down, and my husband adorably anchoring all the furniture to the wall. We did have to remove the gorgeous starburst mirror from over her changing table until she recently because she kept

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  • Suspended Work Space

    Living in a 1400 square foot house, built in 1942 means I have to make very conscious space planning and decor decisions. With the addition of my daughter to the Henesy house, my life, my world and my work space naturally changed drastically. Didn’t take a baby swing and Pack ‘n Play into account when I

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  • Clean Candles

    All candles hand-poured in Indiana, USA by Antique Candleworks   Clean Candles The ambiance, the flickering light, the lovely aroma….how we all love the coziness that scented candles bring into our home! But what ELSE are they bringing into our homes?!? Scented candles make your space smell nice and clean, but are they stinking up

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  • Brushed Bed Sheets

    Let’s talk linens and things… Until recently I was only aware of 2 fibers used to make bed linens. Cotton and silk. (Cotton flannel for winter and cotton linen for summer are available, but are somewhat outdated due to modern HVAC) But basic cotton sheets come in 2 different weaves, sateen and percale. These terms

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