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Save Water! How to build a DIY Rain Catcher

Save Water! How to build a DIY Rain Catcher

In light of Earth Month (for those of you that don’t know, it’s Earth Month!), we wanted to share a post on how to build a DIY rain catcher.. because why not save water?! When prepping our garden space in February, we realized all the […]

Our Square Foot Garden

Our Square Foot Garden

This weekend was a rainy one. Josh and I originally had plans to spend it at Manchac Pass but decided against it after seeing the forecast (rain, rain go away). Luckily, we had projects around the house to complete to fill our time. Saturday after […]

Weekending: Getting Stuff Done

Weekending: Getting Stuff Done

It’s such a good feeling when you finally get around to doing things you’ve always had the intention of doing but – never did. Josh and I have been super productive the past two weekends, and we are loving it. Purchasing a brand new living room, […]

Quick Homochitto Backpack Trip

Quick Homochitto Backpack Trip

I headed off Friday morning to do some hiking and camping at Homochitto National Forest.  I usually end up heading towards the Clear Spring Recreational area in Mississippi – just west of Bude and east of Meadville.  From there it’s easy to take any of […]

Carnival Triumph Cruise

Carnival Triumph Cruise

In January, Josh and I booked out a four-day cruise from an email offer that we couldn’t refuse.  How time passes so quickly, I’ll never know, but we went on that cruise this past weekend.  I’m truly grateful for the time we had together.  I […]

One Year Anniversary Weekend

One Year Anniversary Weekend

It’s weekends like this that have me counting my blessings and being grateful for the life I live. Josh and I’s one year anniversary is today! Part of me feels like holy cow has it been a year already? The other part of me is double checking that […]

Smoke Dreams Part 2

Smoke Dreams Part 2

If you haven’t read my first Smoke Dreams post, this won’t make much sense. Real quick- or “quick and dirty” to get you up to speed.  I have like five grills, almost, but no stick burners (translation – smoker that cooks only wood-fired barbecue).  I finally got […]

Smoke Dreams

Smoke Dreams

For many years- actually… many, many years- I’ve dreamed of owning my own restaurant.  When I was a teen, my first jobs all started in restaurants.  I’ve done it all: washing dishes, working the fry station, cooking on the line, waiting tables, and managing the front of house. […]

North Carolina – My First Visit

North Carolina – My First Visit

This past weekend was filled with fun and family in Charlotte, North Carolina. Why do the weekends speed by so quickly? This trip was a special one- not only because Josh’s cousin Jonathan was getting married- but because I got to meet a lot of […]

Big Bend Road Trip – La Segunda Parte

Big Bend Road Trip – La Segunda Parte

If you missed it, Josh did a blog post last week about how we got to our destination in Terlingua, Texas. Now, I get to post about all the adventures we had while we were there! After kicking his butt in cards and getting a good night’s […]