Rainbow Sesame Cabbage Salad

Did you know that foods that are naturally saturated in color have a tendency to have more nutrients?  True story.  Berries, kale, carrots, broccoli, etc.  I was looking for something robust, filling, and tasty, but…

Fresh Spring Rolls

These are pretty easy to make.  They do take a little while, but they’re delicious, healthy, and flavorful.  You want to start by making your sauce.  This is the basic recipe that I used.  Adding…

Eleganza Hampton Tile Installation

The Floor Project: Part 6

We seem to be making some great progress.  These photos are from 2 evenings ago, but there’s just going around the edges now, under kitchen appliances, etc; basically all of the annoying detail work that…

The Floor Project: Part 5

Alright.  I don’t have anything REALLY interesting to share. I am already making excuses for this post.  My photos are terrible because a)I left my SD card reader at work so I had to use…

The Floor Project: Part 4

Our contractor gets started on installing the flooring today.  In fact, as I’m typing this, he is probably tearing up our disgusting carpet and regretting taking on the job.  Craig and my father in law,…

meal prep

Meal Prep for having the house torn apart

I didn’t quite think this through til a couple days ago, but for at least 3 days, the kitchen will be unusable. Day 1= Putting down underlayment, laying tile, letting tile dry Day 2= Grouting…

tearing out a pantry

The Floor Project: Part 3

Alrighty….. My father in law came by tonight and we ‘poked’ into the wall to see what we were dealing with. I am thrilled at how open the house feels.