The FizzleBerry Cocktail

Let this be known at the garden cocktail trials! Last week it was the Strawbarb Margarita (featuring mint plucked right from my patio plant) and this week features a thyme and blackberry filled fizzy lemonade gin cocktail which, thanks to @beatriceuber gets the name “The FizzleBerry”! I asked you all on Instagram what I should

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Strawbarb Margaritas

You may be wondering, what a strawbarb is. It is the fruit of the season: that mid Spring moment when the last of the winter roots are shriveling to make room for big fat berries at the grocery store. Sadly, a strawbarb is not a real fruit (although with the amazing things they’re doing in

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Thai Style Mussels in a Spicy Coconut Sauce

This recipe was inspired by my love for salmon Penang from the Thai restaurants near us. If you haven’t had Penang before it’s basically a spicy citrusy coconut broth that is ladled over meat served with a huge helping of rice. After I revitalized some freezer salmon for dinner the other night with a few

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Our Guest Bath Reveal

I’m sure someone will ask it so before it’s even a question, there are no before photos for this space in our home reno because it didn’t exist before. During our home reno we knew the best way to add some value was with another bathroom, so we closed off an old hallway that really

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10 Tips to Help You Transition to Working From Home

As someone who has been working from home for the last 3 years, I want to offer a few tips to those who’ve made this transition recently. Working from home is a huge transition that we glamorize while we’re stuck at the office, but in reality working from home offers a lot is distractions and

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What To Look For When Buying A Home

On my most recent “ask me anything” I had a reader ask me how I found the fixer-upper apartment that we completely renovated last summer and the truth is   I got lucky and my husband had lived there for an extensive period of time and when he found me I found the apartment. However, before

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Home Office Makeover on a Budget

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hunter Fan Company for Hunter Fan Company. All opinions are 100% mine. This winter was a productive one! I set out to update my office and that is exactly what I did. Now that we renovated our entire home, we are trying to fill

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Home Furnishings with CORT Furniture Rental

The worst thing about moving is without question moving the massive pieces of furniture. The essential pieces of furniture that make a home livable. Add to the inconvenience of moving but if you end up moving for a short period of time, say for school or work, the annoyance of moving increases exponentially because you have

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