Crafts · decor · DIY

IKEA Hack: DIY Rustic Bread Tin Box

We eat A LOT of bread… possibly too much of it but we are hobbits so that’s probably not going to change anytime soon. Although we finished renovating our kitchen this past May, there is still some work to be done in terms of organizing and decorating. One of the things that needed to get checked… Continue reading IKEA Hack: DIY Rustic Bread Tin Box

Blog · DIY

Our One Year Blogiversary Giveaway

The beginning  of the year is always an exciting time as many take the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and embrace new adventures, opportunities, and challenges. This past year was an eventful one for us; we started this blog, completed our first and long awaited kitchen renovation, and added a new addition to our… Continue reading Our One Year Blogiversary Giveaway

Life · parenthood

Five Baby Proofing Essentials

As parents, we can tell you that there is no greater joy than seeing your baby reach his or her first milestones. First solid food, first words, first steps…they all pale in comparison to that exhilarating moment when your child opens their first cupboard or drawer. Not! Depending on what you store in your cupboards… Continue reading Five Baby Proofing Essentials

Food · recipe

Lebanese Stuffed Eggplants (Sheikh al-Mahshi)

Growing up in a Lebanese household meant that eggplant was no stranger to the dinner table. One of my favorite eggplant dishes was (and still is) Sheikh-al Mahshi; a Lebanese casserole made of golden fried eggplants topped with spiced beef or lamb and cooked in a light tomato sauce. My father, who loved to cook… Continue reading Lebanese Stuffed Eggplants (Sheikh al-Mahshi)

family · lifestyle · travel

Adventures in Hocking Hills

If you live in the Midwest and you’re looking for a picturesque place to vacation, hike, or unwind then we have the perfect place for you. There is a hidden gem located in Ohio, called Hocking Hills State Park, and it is only a 4-5 hour drive from many bordering states. We know what you’re… Continue reading Adventures in Hocking Hills

DIY · home

Kitchen Undershelf LED Lighting

In the three wonderful years we’ve lived in our starter home, we’ve done many DIY projects, with our kitchen renovation being the biggest. So it should come as no surprise that we have a TON to write about. I’ve written about many of the more involved aspects of our DIY kitchen project in other posts but… Continue reading Kitchen Undershelf LED Lighting

Inspiration · photography

Inspirational Wallpaper: December

Ahhh December…one of the busiest times of the year. Don’t worry, we will make this brief. We just wanted to wish all our readers a very blessed holiday season (no matter what you celebrate) and to those of you that are students, we wish you the very best of luck on your final exams (we… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: December