Baking · Cooking · Desserts

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Every Valentine’s Day, I like to make a delicious dessert for both Chris and I to enjoy. This year, I decided I wanted to make chocolate lava cake. I hadn’t had any for years, and when I was looking up recipes, it jumped out at me and stuck. I had made this recipe before, and…… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Home Improvement

Furniture Makeover: Turning an Old Piece of Furniture into a Farmhouse Dining Table

As some of you (or most) may know, I am obsessed with Fixer Upper. I love Chip and Joanna’s style so much, and have tried to incorporate their work into my own house. My very favorite part about their show is their furniture pieces. I adore the farmhouse-style pieces, and have made over a couple…… Continue reading Furniture Makeover: Turning an Old Piece of Furniture into a Farmhouse Dining Table

Cooking

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

Is it just me, or does it seem like time is moving much faster than normal? I can’t believe that it’s already mid-February, yet it feels like the Christmas season just ended. This seems like the busiest time of the year in my classroom – at least in my opinion! Valentine’s Day, our Olympic unit,…… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

Home Improvement

Basement Bathroom Reveal

We FINALLY finished our basement bathroom! We’ve been working on it for months, learning how to tape and texture, tile, do our own trim, and all of the extra finish work that takes so much time! My parents had framed it out and helped us finish the Sheetrock, which was awesome! As seen in one…… Continue reading Basement Bathroom Reveal

Home Improvement

How To Tile and Grout Like a Pro

Chris and I have been learning how to do everything ourselves while finishing our basement, which has been a HUGE learning curve. It has been difficult at times, but very nice on our wallets. It really does pay to do it yourself! One of our latest ventures has been tiling. We had leftover tile from…… Continue reading How To Tile and Grout Like a Pro