Holiday Roses

I have something to add to my list of Christmas gift ideas. It's an idea that can be sent to your friends and family near and far, or ordered for yourself if you're having company over (there's actually still time to have it delivered by Christmas, if you can believe that!) This holiday season, I had a little surprise for my Sexy Nerd. No one had ever sent him flowers before! ...more

Guest Bedroom Ideas

Alternate title idea? Finally Ready for Thanksgiving! (Yeah, I'm a bit behind.) Guest Bedroom #1 - remember how it looked before? ...more

Sexy Nerd Quote of the Day

I found a great deal on Groupon for our recent visit to Salt Lake City. For about $30 per person, it included admission to 12 attractions, including the Clark Planetarium, Red Butte Garden, Hogle Zoo, and the Tracy Aviary, as well as a tasty lunch at The Lion House Pantry Restaurant. One of the activities we redeemed was for tickets to an educational IMAX movie ....more

Kitchen Photos

Sexy Nerd and I actually cleaned our house last week. It has been said that our home cleanliness standards are "below average", which I would take offense to, except that it's 100% accurate (and we're the two people who have been going around saying this. We have no shame, apparently.) What do you do after cleaning your house from top to bottom (well, the parts our house guests were likely to see ...more

How to Make a Pumpkin Latte

(A recipe for lazy people.) Have you noticed every blog has posted a Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte copycat recipe lately? This one is different. I promise! ...more

Mightier Than Indiana Jones

While on our roadtrip of national parks, we learned firsthand how the force of erosion carved our landscape, from the Grand Canyon to the hoodoos in Utah. But we never dreamed erosion could lead to our demise until, suddenly, a boulder dislodged itself and came slamming down the hillside toward us. We faced certain doom ....more

Holiday Gift Ideas

There are plenty of online gift guides for Christmas present ideas. Magazines during this time of year supposedly have a gift idea for everyone on your list, including the crazy ones. Is it just me, or are most of the holiday gifts suggested completely terrible? ...more

Bananas Are On My Diet

Sexy Nerd and I have spent the past week and a half driving (and driving. And driving some more!) on a national parks roadtrip. Stops included Mesa Verde, Arches, Canyonlands, Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Petrified Forest ....more

Breakfast: The Most Embarassing Meal of the Day

Let me start this post by stating, for the record, that I stay at Marriott hotels all the time. I am a waffle-making pro. Then again, making your own waffle is easy, right? ...more

10 Decorating Ideas for Your Modern Mountain Home

Here are more design ideas from the 2014 Summit County Parade of Homes. Enjoy! 1. Windows that go all the way down to the countertop (or countertops/desks/tables that come all the way up to the bottom of the window) look amazing ....more