Hello again, friends! It’s been a while! We feel like we’ve been going 100mph lately between shooting a wedding, working at the dental practice, and of course, lots of home projects. So here’s an update of all the home projects we’ve been up to: A major DIY garage makeover Painting our new back door! Finishing […]

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  • Stephanie Shaul - Eee! So much prettiness going on here!! I’m loving seeing it all transformed, especially that sunroom. Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thanks so much, friend! Love being able to share this process with you! xoReplyCancel

  • Carole Van Dyke - It’s a coin toss for me – I don’t know if I love the garage floor and all the luscious order in that space, or the potential for rich conversations and quiet times in that charming sunroom. Well…. on second thought — sorry, Jor. *Wink*

    Have a wonderful 4th and can’t wait to see you soon after!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Haha! Can’t wait to show it all to you in person soon! xo!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - Oooh, LOVE that door color! And your sunroom furniture looks straight out of Southern Living–can’t wait to see the room finished!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - You are too kind, sweet Lisa! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Bridgette Langdon - I am LOVING that blue door! It is the perfect little pop ๐Ÿ™‚ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thanks so much, Bridgette! xo!ReplyCancel

  • Allison - Where are those chairs from?! They’re gorgeous!!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thank you, Allison! They’re from Pottery Barn. ๐Ÿ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Em - LOVING the sun room so far!!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth Burns - I can’t stop ogling at your super organized garage, haha. Organizational goals, my friend!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Haha, thank you!! We’ve been a bit OCD about it so it’s been taking forever, but we love having a spot for everything! ๐Ÿ™‚ (The inside of the house currently is a completely different story though!)ReplyCancel

Last week was full of emotion as I said goodbye to my beloved piano students in Chapel Hill. By far the hardest part of moving has been saying goodbye to these sweet families. So much so that even after moving away a year ago, I’ve been commuting two hours one-way every week to continue teaching […]

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  • Kelly Strawberry - I’m sure you were the best piano teacher!!! So sad reading this post because I know this likely means you will no longer be joining us at Articles Club! You were such a wonderful addition to our discussions. We missed you this week!

    It definitely makes more sense to put your time and focus on your new life in Kinston. My commute to/from work is treacherous (not nearly as bas as yours) but about 2 hours per day total. That is over 20 days a year spent commuting! It is definitely something I wrestle with and pray about constantly. It steals my joy, which is so frustrating for me because I know there are people dealing with things much more stressful than a long commute.

    Praying for you and for the friendships and new opportunities that await you and your husband!!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thanks so much, Kelly! I’ll still try to make it to Articles Club though it may not be every month! Missed you too! ๐Ÿ™‚
      Praying for you as well – commuting is definitely hard! I was so thankful to find a few really fun podcasts to listen to during my long drives! Let me know if you’d like some suggestions!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - This is so beautiful, Robyn! I can only imagine the wonderful impact you’ve had on the lives of these kids, especially considering how much they’ve clearly meant to you. That doesn’t go unnoticed or unfelt! ๐Ÿ™‚ReplyCancel

Happy June, y’all! Summer officially begins this month and it’s hard to believe it’s been one full year since Jordan graduated and we began this crazy journey of moving away from our beloved Chapel Hill to a tiny town in Eastern NC! This month is going to be a bittersweet month, as I officially make […]

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  • Em - So proud of your neighbor outreach! ๐Ÿ™‚ And can’t wait to see the sunroom!!ReplyCancel

    • Robyn Van Dyke - Thanks, Em! ๐Ÿ™‚ Coming soon!!ReplyCancel