No-Literally! And several of them -- and unlike the brick found in some of my favorite remodeling shows - this brick is uglier than the snow that is currently falling outside (reminder- IT'S APRIL!). I'm continuously racking my brain with an idea on how to salvage or showcase it, but beside it being ugly it's… Continue reading Hitting a Brick Wall
Apparently Spring did not get the memo that we have officially "sprung ahead" and have arrived in the spring season here in MN, because there is snow in the forecast and snow still on the ground. Never assume that a season is here (or over) in MN - it will only lead to planning mishaps… Continue reading With or Without You Spring
The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday for oh so many reasons. First and foremost, it is the birthday of one of the most amazing person's I have ever had the pleasure of knowing; My grandmother-Val (short for Valborg!) G-ma unfortunately left this earth in 2008 but I make sure to still celebrate her… Continue reading ‘MERICA!
My first home purchase was quite the roller coaster of events and emotions. Offers in, waiting, offers rejected, inspections in, counter offers in, counter offers rejected. What I had always envisioned as one of the most exciting chapter of my life had become a nightmare. Then finally one day I was allowed to become overwhelmed… Continue reading Out with the VERY old and in with the SHINY new!
I love everything about design, from the shabby to the chic, from the traditional to the contemporary, from the high end to the low end….I love it all! One of my dreams as a child was to become an interior designer, however it was nothing that I ever sought after simply because I didn’t realize… Continue reading A Kitchen Worth Waiting For
I've always liked the shiekness look of fondant, but I never liked the cost or taste. Then one day last year prior to my daughters 11th birthday I stumbled upon this recipe for DIY Marshmallow Fondant found at the blog Bakeat350. This lady is amazing and she has recipe for Royal Icing where you can… Continue reading First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)