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Sleek and Bright Master Bathroom Update – Part III

I hope you all had a good weekend doing all kinds of summery fun stuff!  We sure can tell it’s that time cause our little island (and our favorite lunch spots too) was super crowded, as it will…

Ending on a Low Note

So I was hoping to end this week with a post showing off our new Silestone “White Zeus” countertop for the master bath, but instead I am not and it still looks like this. May I…

New Living Room Things

So, I’ve been doing a little shopping lately for our living room, bringing in accents that are a little more contemporary to mix with the casual coastal vibe we have.  Also testing out getting shots with…

German Goodness – Spatzle and Potato Salad

 So I had to bachelorette it up this weekend while husband headed offshore on Sunday which means I got to catch up on some little house to-dos like test paint colors for the office, Space-bagging the…

Chipotle Shrimp Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

Yay!  It’s almost the weekend again!!  When, oh when, is someone going to make three day weekends official, come on already! This weekend, if the stupid wind cooperates, husband will hopefully get to head offshore for…

Annual Ikea Trip

Hope everyone is back from their long Memorial weekend filled with summer fun and good friends and family time!  We did all of that plus some good shoppin’ :)  I always have a gradual Ikea list…

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Our DIY Board and Batten Wainscoting

Whew!  If ever there was a project I was relieved to check off my list it was this (so far).  I started this project back on April 13th and through many, many evenings and the few…

Project DIY Pergola – Part 3 – Pergolicious!

 Hope everyone had a good, productive weekend!  We sure did here!  Well, Saturday at least.  I got the wainscoting done (four, FOUR! coats of paint) and husband ran in the local Beach to Bay relay for his…

Red. in Fred

*This post is solely founded from our great experience at Red, it is not sponsored in anyway by them.   It is just my rundown of a good, super-cool new store we found* While we were…

Texas Hill Country Anniversary

We are back from our long weekend in Fredericksburg, TX for our first anniversary and get ready, there are lots of photos of food coming up.  We initially wanted to do an out-of-state vacay to Key…

Chicken Pesto Sandwich

*please pin from original recipe, thanks!* I was hoping to be back today with a photo-liscious post of our anniversary trip to Fredericksburg but after driving, Mother(-in-law’s) Day dinner, and unpacking it was way too late…

DIY Rustic Wedding Decor – Part 2

Right now, we are up in Fredericksburg gettin’ our B&B, nature, antiquing, and foodie on for our anniversary trip, which I’ll dish all about on Monday.  Check out this write up on Design*Sponge about it :)…

DIY Rustic Wedding Decor – Part 1

Since Sunday was our one year anniversary (Monday’s post), I am making this week an anniversary-palooza.  Well, not really, but just focusing today’s and Friday’s posts on more wedding stuff, the many DIYs we did.  You…

First Anniversary

I’m not a very eloquent or creative writer so as much as I want to, I can’t get all sappy up in here, but will do my best :) So a year ago yesterday was the…

Apple Cake

*please pin from original recipe, thanks!* Some our friends came to town last weekend for a last-minute visit from Houston and since we don’t get to see them very often, and any excuse to have a…

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‘Scoting the Walls – DIY Board and Batten Wainscoting

I am so glad to be making some progress on this project finally!  It was one of those out-of-the blue projects that just hits you one day (or in my case, the middle of the night…