I've been asked by several people to give a more detailed look at how I go about clean eating. Short backstory: In February I decided I really needed to get my consumption of sugar under control because it was controlling me. I have always been a yo-yo dieter, and I wanted to nip that in … Continue reading Clean Eating: Part One
The hardwood installer comes next Monday, so we are movin' and shakin' to get the old floor demo'ed! My Hulk of a Husband ripped up the old floating floor in the dining room and office first. Then came the hard part: the foyer. We had that brick-like tile on top of a three inch mortar … Continue reading Demolition Derby
Quick and dirty and random... Things I am loving on this Thursday! Number one on my list is taking up a lot of space in my life right now, but I could not be more excited to not care. Our hardwoods are stacked up in about 9 huge piles acclimating so that they can be … Continue reading A Few Favorites…
The days are long. The years are short. The days are too short and this year has flown by. Wait, this day is taking forever. Actually, what day is it? Where are my children? Why is your brother sister not wearing pants? Am I even wearing pants? Welcome to my stream of consciousness where most … Continue reading Updates: House, Family, & Thrift!
Don't you love recipes that remind you of people you love? Your grandmother's chocolate cake... Your mom's spaghetti... Or in this case, my aunt's tuna steak! Aunt Shirley lives in the Cayman Islands and we have loved each other since I was born. To know her is to love her. Although we are not technically … Continue reading Aunt Shirley’s Tuna Steak
Happy almost Valentine's Day! (Whatever that means to you... I know some people live and breathe for the romance while other people would rather kiss a frog than look at a red roses.) Mom and I just got back from California, and I wanted to share our trip with you! I have recipes and house … Continue reading Recap: Palm Springs + Joshua Tree, California
This past week has been very productive on the home reno front! I don't have a ton of time, so hopefully these pictures will speak for themselves! Lighting We added can lights to the den and to the playroom. The den has been very dark from day one, and we could not believe the huge … Continue reading Project Update: Lighting and More!