No Bones About It – A House Update

Barring an unfortunate bureaucracy-induced tree removal and a broken window, the house renovation has been going pretty smoothly. And, honestly, thanks to my boyfriend, Andrew, even that hasn’t been too much of a hassle. There’s a lot to be said for the love of your life being an absolute powerhouse of support and positivity with an unmatched will to get shit done. Basically, he’s the … Continue reading No Bones About It – A House Update

Putting the H(e)art in Hartson

It’s been just over two months since I got the keys to Hartson House. We’ve got a long way to go, but I’m proud and impressed at what we’ve accomplished so far…especially since we’re only working weekends and an evening or two during the week. You can see the “before” photos here. Now for an update. What have we done so far? We opened up … Continue reading Putting the H(e)art in Hartson

A Very Sustainable Christmas Tree

Let me be clear, I love real trees for Christmas. I love the smell, the look, the feel. I love and miss the tradition of going to pick one out with my Dad each year, musing over each tree’s personality and imperfections. I even love vacuuming up the needles that inevitably shed all over the carpet. But, now that I have my own home, I’ve … Continue reading A Very Sustainable Christmas Tree

Homemade Cards – Turkey Edition

Lately, I’ve been feeling pretty crafty and have indulged myself creatively. I’ve done projects with wood, clay, and paper which I’ll be sharing over the coming weeks. It’s really cool to be at a point in my life where I have so many different tools in my arsenal and am now seeing them build off each other. I’ve always been a big believer in homemade … Continue reading Homemade Cards – Turkey Edition

Whipped Coffee Soda with Homemade Oat Milk

Inspiration struck before bed yesterday to combine a few popular coffee beverages into one mega hipster coffee drink. Watch the video to see me make a whipped coffee soda with homemade oat milk. I think if I were to do the whole thing again, I’d either add some vanilla to the oat milk or swap it for unsweetened vanilla almond milk, but I love the … Continue reading Whipped Coffee Soda with Homemade Oat Milk