Month: May 2014

Around The Garden This Weekend

Just a quick update from the weekend. We spent all day, Saturday, outside. We woke up early, made a giant list of to-dos and marched into the yard.

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How To Start A Home Renovation (There’s An App For That)

Interior Design app for iPad Screenshot

Creating a dining room out of thin air, adding on a new bedroom, and tearing walls out of a kitchen sound like exciting adventures. They even look like feasible projects on the remodel TV shows we’re so fond of.

But what’s it really like to plan a renovation? Our planning process has been exciting, exhausting, invigorating, confusing, and most of all crazy. But it’s all worth it. Read More

Easy Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

Homemade Biscuits

We love breakfast. And by “we love”, I mean we eat it for lunch and dinner as well. Fried egg sandwiches, hash browns, eggs Benedict, pancakes and bacon, are some of our favorite things to eat…. all the time. But there is one breakfast that holds a coveted spot for Daniel and I, Biscuits and Gravy.

I was always intimidated at the thought of making it from scratch because I’m not the best baker and didn’t want to end up with dry biscuits. Luckily for me, I found the easiest and tastiest biscuit recipe over at! After a quick read through of the recipe I felt confident I could make them.

Then, I set out to make the perfect gravy, and after some testing of my recipe I finally landed on one we love! Read More

Something New Is Coming

As you know, we have spent the last 3 years slowly making our house into the home of our dreams. When we bought it 3 years ago, the 7,000 sq ft of property and 1,050 sq ft of house were a blank slate for us. The landscaping was all dirt, the trees were all half Read More