How We Now ‘Dine Well’ – A Kitchen Transformation

Itโ€™s been so long since I wrote a blog post pertaining to the house and itโ€™s makeover, I hardly know where to begin!   For starters, Iโ€™ll tell you what room it is ๐Ÿ˜‰ The most important part of a house aside from the loo.... the kitchen! ๐Ÿ˜„     When we bought the place [...]

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The In-laws (welcome) Invasion

Michielโ€™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 โ˜บ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŠ๐ŸŒฟ 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 youโ€™ll need : [...]

Heading Upstairs – Staircase Unveiling

The staircase, a spot small enough, you may think it doesnโ€™t require a โ€˜revealโ€™ all of its own... but in this instance, I believe it does ๐Ÿ˜œ     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 donโ€™t know what name to call this, as it kind of controversial considering who I am married to and have as sibling-in-lawsย ๐Ÿคช Iโ€™ve seen it called both but I donโ€™t believe the name, affects the taste, so dub it as you [...]

Tropics Inspired Bedroom Reveal

It is finally time for the โ€˜masterโ€™ bedroom tour! Actually a reasonably sized space for being an upstairs room with slanted ceilings โ˜บ   Though it didnโ€™t always feel as big as it does now๐Ÿ˜   When we began renovating this space, there were cedar planks on the ceiling and an overly aggressive, built-in closet. [...]