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  • Summer Pasta Salad

    This delicious pasta salad contains some of summer’s freshest ingredients.

    Summer is here and with all the heat, cool food and drinks are in store. I enjoy good food all year long but agree that some food dishes taste better during certain seasons. Cold pasta salad definitely tastes better during the warmer months of summer. Since my family has always been rather picky, I’ve never […]

  • Master Bathroom: Part 3

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    As I mentioned in the previous post, we had a few trips planned, so the majority of the project was stalled. However, I did order a freestanding tub from Wayfair. I searched online and read lots of reviews to find the best option. There are different sizes, overflow options, colors, etc. I decided that a […]

  • Master Bathroom: Part 2

    Slowly but surely, the master bathroom started to take shape. After demo day, it was time to finalize some details. As I mentioned, I had to coordinate all the additional professionals we needed and ensure what I wanted was logistically possible. Also, it was important to know the cost of services and products. When the […]

  • Master Bathroom Part 1 – Demo

    It’s master bathroom DEMO DAY and you don’t want to miss it.

    Now that you’ve seen what the master bathroom looked one year ago what the master bathroom looked one year ago, let’s take a few steps forward. I mentioned some of the overall plans for the space. One of my goals when we remodel any space in our home – keep the original blueprint. I’ve always […]

  • 12 Board and Batten Walls To Jazz Up Your Home

    Board and batten accent walls are easy to build and can transform a space.

    Board and batten walls are an easy way to add a great design feature to any wall in your home. With a few supplies – wood/mdf, you can add an accent wall to just one wall or an entire room. You can customize board and batten walls with color and overall design. Some board and […]

  • Master Bathroom Design Plan + Before Pictures

    Checkout our original bathroom photos and the moodboard in this post.

    A year ago, not that long after the kitchen was starting to come together, I took on the next biggest project in our home – our master bathroom. I know right?! Bathrooms and kitchen can be massive undertakings and we did both last year. We also made over the laundry room and the wet bar. […]

  • How To: Fun Family Craft Night

    Follow these four steps for a fun family craft night.

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    Thank you Scholastic Klutz for sponsoring this post.  The days are long and busy when you have kids. As my kids have gotten older, I’ve realized there is limited time to connect as a family. You have to be very intentional about spending time together and a family craft night is a great opportunity to […]

  • Shrimp En Brochette

    These bacon-wrapped shrimp are DE-LICIOUS and make the perfect appetizer.

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    Special occasions call for fancy food and drinks. A few years back, we had a nice steak dinner at home for our anniversary. Life was busy and we had decided to stay in rather than travel or go out. I made this shrimp en brochette recipe to go along with our dinner. They were a […]

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