October in Review

blue sun room

It simply amazes me how fast the Fall months roll by. Soon enough we’ll be pulling out the Christmas decorations… crazy! Well it’s been a busy month in my house. Lots of projects crossed off my to-do list. Let’s take a look back at October in Review! First up was my only Halloween project this […]

Gooey Butter Cookie Recipe

gooey butter cookie recipe

I’m a St. Louis girl, born and raised. This means I know all about Gooey Butter Cakes, a St. Louis baking tradition, right? Well the old story goes that gooey butter cake was created in the 1930s by a baker who was trying to make cake batter and accidentally reversed the proportions of sugar and flour. Well now […]

Pumpkin Time


While I’m putting some finishing touches on my new craft room, I thought I’d share some photos of our trip to the local pumpkin patch from last weekend. Every year we head to the same spot, Rombach’s Farm just west of St. Louis. And let me tell you, picking out the right pumpkin is very important stuff. […]

Sun Room TV Armoire

blue sun room

This is basically the best bartering story you will ever hear. Remember a couple weeks ago when I showed you my updated sun room with the new charcoal gray walls? My only gripe was the electric fireplace with the TV that stuck out like a sore thumb. Well, I’m happy to announce: PROBLEM SOLVED. So what’s the […]

The Updated Kitchen Tour

white kitchen with subway tile backsplash

It’s been awhile since I’ve taken you on a tour of my kitchen. After making a couple little changes over the past months I thought it was time to give you guys a bit of an update. So here we go… The biggest update is our new white subway tile backsplash, but more on that one tomorrow. […]