Gardening is a funny thing. In the spring, you dream of planting all the vegetables you love. By late summer you are begging your friends to "please, take the veggies" because you are so tired of them. I was that way until we bought this house. We have so many trees in this … [Read more...] about Keto Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad
The realtor, Jeff, opened the front door and the musty, earthy smell of mold hit us all. It had been bottled up in this house for weeks. When the front door opened the odor rushed past us as the house seemed to gasp for a fresh breath. It was then that Jeff gave us a little … [Read more...] about What’s a little mold when I See Potential?
I might have mentioned my love of a fixer-upper a few times before to you. When we moved to the city we bought a new house. It was a front/back split level that we could afford. This was also the first house we'd ever owned that we didn't have DIY plans for. And I didn't … [Read more...] about Did Someone Say Fixer-Upper?
You know the story of the cobbler's kids who have no shoes? Yea. That's us with this house. We own our business, MorningStar Studio and are still in the middle of our DIY house remodel. And one afternoon last fall we needed a break! In my head (and maybe my heart) I had … [Read more...] about Pink Sangria
You won't find me jumping into a swimming pool. I have to think about it....usually waaaay too long. Then I stick my toe into the water and decide that it's too cold. Then maaaaybe I'll stick my foot in. And then I just sit down on the edge with the legs in the water. And I … [Read more...] about Scared? Yes! Jump with me.