To say my brain is fried after three design meetings and countless paperwork and numbers would be a complete understatement. Building a custom home is a dream and it’s one of the most exhilarating things I’ve ever done but holy hell. It is A LOT of work. I honestly feel I’ve spent over 10 hours scouring paperwork after the design meetings.
We’ve had a total of three design meetings clocking in at four hours each. Think about your house and then think about every little thing that makes your house and then think that times five. The minute details from grout color to roof color to where you want electrical outlets to where you want certain things prewired to what carpet padding we want.Read More »
Note: This post first appeared on June 23, 2011. The recipe has been edited slightly (to make the recipe slightly healthier and tastier!) and the photography got a huge facelift so that you might actually want to make this now, haha…someone really should’ve told me that half-eaten pasta and horrible yellow lighting is NOT appetizing! Enjoy! Growing up, chicken marsala was one of my favorite dishes that my aunt made for us whenever we visited her. I don’t know what…Read More »
I am so excited to share this cheesy chorizo chili dip recipe with you guys because hello: tailgating season/game days have officially arrived! This dip is the perfect appetizer to have at the table for snacking. Honestly, my favorite part of football season isn’t the actual game. I’m all about the food possibilities and the excuse to eat to my heart’s content on game days. This cheesy chorizo chili dip can potentially warm you up, too, on chilly days because…Read More »
I’m so thankful that I had a three day weekend. I don’t typically care for Columbus Day (because I don’t agree with the reasonings behind the holiday) but I am definitely thankful for it this year because these house design meetings have been INSANE and completely frying my brain. Yesterday, on our day off, we went into the design center again and finalized everything. Signed off on everything and confetti fell from the ceiling. Only, I wish that last bit…Read More »
I could never pinpoint the category of shows that I like to watch. I always knew I liked to watch suspenseful shows but I’m also totally into family type shows like Parenthood and This Is Us. My coworker told me about this detective show on Netflix about how a girl gets killed and they are trying to find out who the killer is. I mean, I know that sounds like the most basic detective show but I don’t know how…Read More »
I went and got my flu shot yesterday and my upper right arm is so sore! They tell you to get the shot in your dominant arm because you move it more and it totally makes sense but I’m still sore. :) nothing this curry lemongrass chicken noodle bowl can’t cure! Okay, so I’m seeing more and more Halloween costumes start to pop up in my newsfeed and I’ve always hated Halloween. I don’t like the dressing up part AT ALL.…Read More »
Our favorite type of bread is banana bread. I know it seems so basic and boring but it’s classic and I have always loved the banana bread smell drifting through the house when we were younger. My mom would make banana bread often because not only was it our favorite, it was also my dad’s favorite. If you’ve followed my blog for some time, you’ll know that I love to bake my dad goodies for his birthday. His favorite is…Read More »