Author Archives: mysocalledmodernlife

curb appeal: part 3.

We started 2012 with high hopes for turning our weed filled yard into a beautifully landscaped area.  We started out the spring by meeting with a new landscaper who came highly recommended on the internet.  He had an amazing vision … Continue reading

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curb appeal: part 2.

    So I suppose a quick recap of our timeline might be helpful for those following along with our landscaping journey.  We bought our house in March 2011.  The loggers came in late July of that same year.  Fast … Continue reading

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curb appeal: part 1.

I always tell people that we fell in love with our house at first sight, but that’s a bit of a lie.  It was more like love at first sight as soon as we found the house hiding amongst the … Continue reading

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apple picking.

I am not a summer person.  I do not do well in the heat.  I do not enjoy the beach.  I sunburn easily. I am a fall person.  I love the start of sweater/sweatshirt weather.  I love the warm-ish days … Continue reading

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new toy.

Rich got me a new toy! I’ve been having a blast trying it out.  It’s a little hard getting used to not having a zoom, but it’s been fun so far.

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the weekend.

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the recipe box.

Baked Churros – I love churros… love them.   Cream Cheese Crock Pot Chicken – I have been neglecting my crock pot lately.  I will probably already have made this by the time this post goes up. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes … Continue reading

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