Author Archives: Conner Volpe

About Conner Volpe

I'm an aerospace engineer and I love to do woodworking projects in my free time. We love living in Suwanee, Georgia and serving the Lord in our community. I really enjoy swimming, running, cycling, and anything active. Look for my posts about our house, the Fox Den, for more info on projects we have completed!

Rim Hugger: Ireland

I wrote previously about our recent adventure to Europe and our run in Paris. You know that we didn’t stop at just one new Rim Hugger place though, right? Of course not! We knew that we had one chance to … Continue reading

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Working from home – everyone’s dream, right?

As of February 2014, Mandy and I both work from home. We are super lucky to have enough room in the Fox Den to each have our own offices, but this creates some unique challenges in our marriage. No matter … Continue reading

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Rim Hugger: Paris

We recently took a trip across the pond to visit our great friends in Ireland. During that trip, we took a little whirlwind hop to Paris and crammed about five days of sightseeing into less than two. We did some … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Fitness on a Budget

We hope you had a great weekend filled with Independence Day Festivities. We kicked off the weekend by running the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. During our healthy lifestyle transition, we unfortunately did not have a big pile of money … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Budgeting

This week’s installment of Money Monday talks about everyone’s favorite topic: budgeting! Let’s be real – budgeting kind of stinks. Who enjoys getting limits put on how they can spend their money? However, setting up and sticking to a budget … Continue reading

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Rim Hugger: Las Vegas

In a new feature to our site, we added all of the details about a project I have been working on for about six months – my Rim Hugger list! Hit the link to see the full list as well … Continue reading

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Volpe Kitchen: Strawberry Jammin’

One of the biggest lessons we have learned in our marriage was how to speak each others’ Love Language. Mandy’s is quality time and thus we spend a lot of time doing fun things together. Now is the time of … Continue reading

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Looking back on the most transformative year of our lives!

Today marks one year since Mandy and I changed our lives and began to live healthier. During that time we haven’t missed a single day of working out. Now let me be honest and clear – that was not the … Continue reading

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Project Spotlight: Office Renovation

After a few months of working in my office, I finally sat down with Mandy to design what I really wanted in there. When we first moved in I just had furniture that I had pieced together in college and … Continue reading

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Project Spotlight: Dining Room

When Mandy and I first moved into the Fox Den, we thought that the builder was going to put trim in our dining room to match our foyer. They didn’t. When I asked about it they wanted a crazy amount … Continue reading

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