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

Home Improvement · Paint · Upcycle

Furniture Makeover: Transform an Old Bathroom Vanity with Hardware and Paint

We’ve been transforming our house, one project at a time, for quite some time now. Our upstairs bathroom has been slowly moving along. We repainted the walls and wainscoting, but something was still missing. We have a really cool vanity in our bathroom that used to be an antique desk. The wood was needing a…… Continue reading Furniture Makeover: Transform an Old Bathroom Vanity with Hardware and Paint

Fabric · Quilts

Holiday Tree Runner

For Christmas, I wanted to sew something for my mom, as I never had before. She already had a Christmas-themed quilt, so I wanted to do a different project. I saw this adorable table runner in a Missouri Star Quilt Company Idea Book, and thought it would be perfect for her large, farmhouse-style table. The…… Continue reading Holiday Tree Runner