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Dark Walls in the Office – Sherwin Williams “Outerspace”

Like I talked about in this post back in April, I have been itching to paint something dark for a while now.  I was at a loss for the longest time about where I could do…

Yarn-Wrapped Wood Monogram

When one of my best friends was pregnant with her first baby last fall, she asked me to help decorate his nursery which I obsessed over delved into immediately.  I immediately thought of a gallery wall…

Coconut Basil Curry Chicken

I have always wanted to dabble more in Thai cooking but was always scared cause so many of the recipes have strange ingredients that either 1) I can’t find in any store or 2) won’t use…

How to Use the Ikea Raskog as a Crafting Cart

Last weekend, while waiting on the late-again countertop installers, I crossed off a huge but simple to-do that was long overdue…craft supply organization. Why does it seem like craft supplies multiply at the same rate they…

Wild Air Company + Promo!

Ooooo, Friday the 13th!!  No bad luck on the blog today, I am going to counter it with a super lucky find and a super good promo code for you all :) When I downloaded the…

Browned Butter Brownies with Sea Salt

*please pin from original recipe, thanks!* So back in December I made these Nutella-stuffed browned butter and sea salt chocolate chip cookies (that is their name for reals, maybe we’ll call them NSBBSSCCs?, nope, not better) from…

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…

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…