My DIY Yarn Pendant

Hi Y’all!  We moved into this old farmhouse in April, and let’s just say that it needed a little bit of TLC. We immediately pulled up the old carpet and found the original hardwood floors in decent shape (Yay!).  We will probably go back and refinish them in the future, but they are okay forContinue reading “My DIY Yarn Pendant”

Natural Highlighting Solution

It has been scorching hot here this week.  I guess it should be expected, it is August in Texas afterall.  We adopted a new dog, a sweet chocolate lab named Beau.  Beau loves to play outside and splash around in the baby pool with the girls.  They love it too, so we have been spendingContinue reading “Natural Highlighting Solution”

3 Day Detox

Hi Y’all!  It has been so long since I have posted anything on here.  So many changes have happened in the last year.  My husband quit his job.  We left Canada, bought an RV and became gypsies for a few months. We had some good times on the road, but it was not as easyContinue reading “3 Day Detox”

Spinach Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Blue Cheese

Howdy Y’all!  We have been spending the past few days in West Texas, visiting Matt’s Grandfather.  It is exactly the kind of place that epitomizes all Texas stereotypes.  Sprawling ranches with longhorn cattle grazing in wheat fields while the pump jacks keep time.  I used to visit there often Matt was working on his grandfather’sContinue reading “Spinach Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Blue Cheese”

Fresh Corn Tortillas and Roasted Tomato Salsa

One of my favorite things about going to a Mexican food restaurant is eating the fresh salsa and corn tortillas before the meal.  I usually eat so much that I cannot eat my entrée.  Since moving to Calgary I have been to one Mexican food place which will remain nameless, and the salsa tasted more likeContinue reading “Fresh Corn Tortillas and Roasted Tomato Salsa”