Plum Tarts

Plum Tarts

I had such a great weekend! Some of my best girlfriends came down from Seattle with their hubbies for some wine tasting in the Columbia Gorge. The weather could not have been more perfect, the wineries were stunning, the wine was fabulous (correction...is fabulous, as I'm drinking some right now) and the company, amazing. I [...]

Painted Chandelier

Painted Chandelier

This is one of the first things I did when we moved into our house and it didn't start out as a DIY project at all. Initially I hated this chandelier and was simply going to take it down and replace it with something else but my mom was visiting, and we decided, on a [...]

Shrimp & Corn Chowder

Shrimp & Corn Chowder

It's official, I'm back in the working world! I spent last week trying to get myself back on a schedule, waking up at a normal time instead of sleeping in and being lazy for the first few hours of the day. Cramming as much painting, projects and recipes into each day as I could. I've come [...]