January 23, 2017

No-Bake Dog Treats: Sweet Potato, Peanut Butter & Oats

These sweet little dog treats are so quick to make, come together with three completely natural ingredients (peanut butter, oats and sweet potato) and require no baking time. They take shape well in most any silicone ice mold — our go-to choice is usually hearts in honor of showing our big guy a little love!

January 16, 2017

Before & After: Painting our Historic Home in RVA

We recently updated the exterior of our home with a complete front door restoration, new gutter system, porch repairs and a fresh coat of paint — suffice it to say, we're feeling all shiny & new! This particular update has been a few years in the making (and completed in stages), so we've been excited to share the before and after photos along with a rundown of the background details here on the blog.

January 10, 2017

Over on eHow: Homemade Apple Butter

Back in autumn, I brought home a bushel of apples as Mary and I set out to make this year's batches of homemade applesauce and apple butter. While both can be found in the grocery store I fondly remember both versions of my grandmothers. Who knew how surprisingly simple they are to make at home using only a handful of natural ingredients?

January 4, 2017

Jan-Etsy: Our Monthly Etsy Edit

January is a time for peering out through the post-holiday haze, a time for self reflection, pairing down and new possibilities. It's a season for hunkering down, cozying up and enveloping ouselves in all that winter has to offer — this January even we're hoping for a first snow here in Richmond.

By day, you'll find me scouring the depths of the Etsy marketplace discovering new shops and emerging trends. In the spirit of sharing, every so often it's fun to round up some our latest finds — this month is all about helpful organizers, sweet accessories, a sense of renewal and something a little spicy just for a little kick in the new year. This January is looking anything but bleak...

January 1, 2017

New Beginnings: Our 2017 Goals & Resolutions

Laguardia Airport floor, December 2016

The start to January is a classic time we take to sit down, reflect on the previous year and begin putting our minds to what we want from the year ahead. While these posts tend to be more wordy and robust, they've become some of our personal favorites to scroll back on and see where we were at the time — along with what we were thinking, planning and dreaming of for the year ahead.
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