April 30, 2013

Richmond Magazine: Tim's 5 Favorites for Mussels


Guess what!? Today we're excited to share a guest contributing piece Tim wrote for this month's issue of Richmond Magazine. The feature has been in the works for a few months now, so we've been excited to spill the beans now that the issue is out. This month, Richmond Magazine is all about worldwide cuisine — right up Tim's alley — and he was asked to write for the monthly 5 favorites series...

April 29, 2013

Weekend Basics


Aside from our normal kitchen routine and knocking out wedding odds and ends, we had quite the busy little weekend! My son, Brandon, not only went to his senior prom this weekend, but officially became a recognized Eagle Scout.

April 25, 2013

Spring Smoothie Recipe: Blood Orange, Peach & Chia Seeds


It's that time of year again! What time of year? Smoothie season, that is.

April 23, 2013

Tie Clip Giveaway: Sherry Truitt Studios


Today we are thrilled to be hosting a giveaway for one of these custom vintage map tie clips fabricated in either silvery rhodium or gold from Sherry Truitt Studios...

April 22, 2013

Weekend Basics


Lots of stuff going on around here — how about you?

April 19, 2013

Summer Weather & Our "Sun Dog"


One of the affectionate nicknames we often call Basil is "Sun Dog." He loves to find the sunniest spot in the house and just lay in the warm rays. There are two spots that crack us up the most —

April 18, 2013

Behind The Scenes: How-Tuesday


Yesterday we shared one of our latest weekend projects that was featured over on the Etsy How-Tuesday series — recycling a shipping pallet into an indoor/outdoor storage unit. Thanks for all the kind words and comments on the project! Today we thought it would be fun to give a little behind the scenes look into the project along with a little step-by-step for how we finally figured out how to work with our picture rail molding.

April 17, 2013

Hello, How-Tuesday!


We mentioned in Friday's post about having a little pallet project up our sleeves. Well today we're excited to share the final results, featured in Etsy's latest How-Tuesday post...

April 16, 2013

Google Reader Alternatives: Were Lovin' Bloglovin


You might have heard by now that Google Reader will be deactivated this July. This was pretty much heartbreaking news for Tim and I since we've been longtime Google Reader power users. It's been such a great tool for us to keep track of our huge and growing list of favorite blogs.

April 15, 2013

Weekend Basics


Saturday morning we woke up early to the sounds of music and cheering as the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k got started. This year was sunny and beautiful, perfect for the runners, compared with last year's overcast race. Tim and I walked over to watch the runners, in hopes of catching a glimpse of some of our family and friends participating this year...

April 12, 2013

How To: Recycled Colander Planter




Here's a quick diy re-purposing project to give you a little inspiration for the weekend — old kitchen colander turned into a hanging garden planter...

April 10, 2013

It's Back! RVA Picking Season


We mentioned over the weekend how we got a chance to get out early Saturday morning and hit up a few sales. We love when the weather warms up here in Richmond and we can venture out on a treasure hunt. This weekend we stumbled across a hidden gem of a garage sale, a church sale and a pretty epic estate sale — all right here near the Fan.

April 9, 2013

Pawsh Feature: "We're Good Partners in Crime"


Tim and I are so excited to be featured in the latest installment of the Pawsh People series over on the Pawsh Magazine blog.

April 8, 2013

Weekend Basics


My daughter, Stephanie, turned 21 yesterday — where has the time gone?

April 5, 2013

In The Mail!

Invites being weighed and queued up for shipment

Pinch me — our wedding invitations are officially in the mail!

April 4, 2013

Floral Arrangement With Frog Lids


Thanks for all your kind words on our DIY hanging mason jar vases with frog lids! We ended up getting a few questions on the little arrangements I put together for the project, so I thought it would be easy enough to show how I put them together!

April 2, 2013

DIY Weddings: How To Make Hanging Mason Jar Flower Vases With Frog Lids


Today we're excited to share a project I've been working on over the past couple weekends for the wedding — DIY hanging mason jars with frog lids for holding flowers...

April 1, 2013

A New Journey....


We've got some big news!
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