Hey guys! A funny thing happened a few weeks ago...I signed up to participate in a chili cook-off! It's for a great cause - supporting breast cancer awareness and research. I've never been in any kind of cooking contest before so this should be fun. We have a family chili recipe that we've used for years but I started to wonder if it's cook-off level good. So I've been doing research into the best ... Read More about 10 Best Chili Recipes That Will Spice Up Your Life This Fall
All summer long, I've been giving my front porch the stinkeye. I had painted it a couple of years ago to freshen it up a bit. It was just a plain old concrete porch with some paint splatters from the last time the ceiling was painted. At the time, I wasn't sure if it was possible to paint a concrete porch and have it hold up. I was happily surprised that it did, even on the steps which get the ... Read More about How To Paint a Concrete Porch (In One Weekend!)
I love desserts. Like a lot. I really think meals are just a way for us to not feel guilty about having dessert. In fact, my mom always thought it was OK to eat dessert first, just in case you were too full to eat it after dinner. I can get on board with thinking like that. Keto desserts are just like the real thing, except the bad-for-you ingredients are replaced with good-for-you stuff. And ... Read More about Awesome Keto Dessert Recipes: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth And Stay in Ketosis
If you read the post about my big old house project list last week, you may have noticed that one of the little projects on my list was a wooden tray for the dining room table. Welp, I can already mark that one off because I made a DIY rustic wooden tray and I'm in love with it. This was such an easy and affordable project to make, and wow, what a bang for the buck! Trays are great for ... Read More about DIY Rustic Wooden Tray – No Drilling Required!
When I bought my house, someone told me that you're never really done working on it. After 7 years here, I'm realizing that's very, very true. Although I've touched every single room in some way, whether it's just painting or a complete overhaul, there's still a lot I want to do. I was looking around the other day and started thinking about all those things I'd like to accomplish. So, being a ... Read More about The Great Big House Project List