I am starting to get more and more plant questions on Instagram, so I thought I would do a blog post about it! If you had told me I would ever sprout a green thumb, I would have laughed in your face. As a person who used to kill everything, the fact that I now have … Continue reading All About Houseplants
Does it get more Southern or more "summer" than picklin' something? I don't think so. Andrew and I have planted and maintained a vegetable garden since we got married 7 years ago, and our cucumber plant is the star of the show right now! Even eating and giving away cukes to neighbors, I was still … Continue reading Refrigerator Pickles
If you're just catching up, our house was built in the early 1980's. This means smaller rooms, some with no lighting, and some with awkward shapes. I'm exercising my interior design muscles big time with this one to make everything flow! For example, our dining room used to be a formal living room... with no … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall.
Silly Truth: I've been waiting to blog this post because it's been cloudy outside, and I wanted good, sunny pictures of what we've done. Second Truth: You guys don't care about sunshine and just want to see the progress. So let's get to it! As of last week, we basically had a piano, one couch, … Continue reading Décor Extravaganza 2018
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
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!