How We Now ‘Dine Well’ – A Kitchen Transformation

It’s been so long since I wrote a blog post pertaining to the house and it’s makeover, I hardly know where to begin!   For starters, I’ll tell you what room it is 😉 The most important part of a house aside from the loo.... the kitchen! 😄     When we bought the place [...]

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The In-laws (welcome) Invasion

Michiel’s parents arrived on a Wednesday afternoon for their first visit out to see Michiel and I and explore the place their son was now calling home! The usual post arrival home tour, gift giving and unpacking occurred and from here on, I will simply give a highlight reel of the happenings during their stay [...]

Grapefruit Rosemary Mocktail

'Grapefruit Rosemary Mocktail', an easily made, refreshing drink with a hinting of rosemary ☺👌🏻💕🍊🌿 I figured with warmer days finally seeming to be upon us, that it was now timely to share this recipe, which I found via Pura Vida Bracelets Blog.   Serves 4 in small to medium size glasses. What you’ll need : [...]

Heading Upstairs – Staircase Unveiling

The staircase, a spot small enough, you may think it doesn’t require a ‘reveal’ all of its own... but in this instance, I believe it does 😜     The few stair rails that were there, were removed, so things could be more easily moved up and down and they never got put back... eventually [...]

A Pancake Of Uncertain Origin

This recipe is for either a Dutch baby pancake or lazy German pancake... I don’t know what name to call this, as it kind of controversial considering who I am married to and have as sibling-in-laws 🤪 I’ve seen it called both but I don’t believe the name, affects the taste, so dub it as you [...]

Tropics Inspired Bedroom Reveal

It is finally time for the ‘master’ bedroom tour! Actually a reasonably sized space for being an upstairs room with slanted ceilings ☺   Though it didn’t always feel as big as it does now😏   When we began renovating this space, there were cedar planks on the ceiling and an overly aggressive, built-in closet. [...]