Living Room Update

As promised, I am back to show you guys some updated photos of the living room. We haven’t done much else in here since moving in, aside from clearing out boxes and decorating the fireplace a bit more. Eventually, I’m going to hang curtains in here- once I have the time to remake our old ones ....more

Easy DIY Mini Cake Stand

This is an original post from Todays Creative Blog While I’m prepping for my BlogHer trip (I know….another trip…….sheesh!) I am happy to have my friend Melinda from Melinda Tomasello fill in today. She is one talented lady! She is sharing this EASY DIY Mini Cake Stand tutorial ....more

Loving My New Bookcase

Loving My New Bookshelf Do you have that spot in your home? That place where you have all this space but you haven’t the foggiest idea WHAT should go there? Well my “spot” is at the top of the stairs… a nice, big awkward empty space ....more

Baby Girl or Boy Owens, Sibling to Eli Dane

Hi Swistle! We are expecting baby #2, and could use a little help with a name. We will not find out gender, which makes it twice as hard! ...more

scotcheroo ice cream

It is a darn shame that this was the first time I used my ice cream maker this summer. That’s not to say this is my first time having eaten ice cream this summer because, hello, ice cream. I actually might be a little ashamed (or proud?) to tell you just how much ice cream I have consumed thus far this season ....more

New Wall Art

It is a running joke in our house that we don’t put stuff on our walls..for years. ...more

White Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats

It pretty much all started with a grilled cheese sandwich. Garlic, herb-y ricotta, melty mozzarella. Inspired by white pizza, but so much more than just white pizza ....more

Nut-Crusted Haddock with Farmers Market Vegetable Saute

If you live in New England and have an appreciation for locally grown foods, chances are that you wish you lived in some place like Oregon or Virginia, where your Facebook friends seem to be enjoying beautiful bounty from their farmers markets from March through November. Or maybe year round if you have friends in Florida. Well, yankees, our time has come ....more

Black Pepper Stir Fried Noodles

I mean, why not greet you with a big plate of this right in your face? WHY. NOT ....more