In late July, Chris’s brother’s family is coming to stay with us for a couple days so getting a guest room together has been on our list in the next couple weeks. But! We got some exciting news yesterday that

The large window in our great room has been bare for almost a year now. All of the curtains in our last house were sold with the house, so we arrived here empty-handed in the window dressing department. We have

Greta is at that magic age, where she is actually capable of helping out in the kitchen–washing the grapes and picking them off the stems, making her own peanut butter banana, helping Chris by dumping ingredients into the bowl, and


Plant Newbies

If I could (I know I could) go back to school, I would get a degree or take a class–something! anything!–in landscape design. And/or computer science. And accounting. Ha! But really, I wish I knew more about landscape design and plants

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken cordon bleu is a classic dish. Chicken stuffed with ham and Swiss, coated in bread crumbs and baked to perfection. Truly delicious. This version cuts the carbs and oils, while adding that hint of smoke characteristic of grilled food.