The First Bookcase

December 31, 2010

I have a new project.  Well, its been on the list for a while, but I’m just now working on it.  Again, less just now, and more for the last two months.  I’ve been so wrapped up in this project that I haven’t had time to write about it.  But Liz and I have taken [...]

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Obligatory Post about the Obligatory Christmas Treat

December 31, 2010

Is there anything more glorious than red velvet cake batter in a red mixer?

Why yes there is. Red velvet cake plus an entire can of cream cheese frosting in a red mixer.

For Christmas I made Bakerella’s famous “Red Velvet Cake Balls” recipe again. After 4 years of making them, they have basically become a holiday [...]

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Happy Holidays!

December 29, 2010

Nate and I have finally finished our Christmas Marathon. This year we attended 6 festivities. Or I guess 7 festivities if you count our own Christmas Eve morning mini-party for the two of us (gifts + egg nog french toast + bacon = a party, right?). Fortunately, no two parties were on the same day. [...]

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A Bar To Come Home To

December 15, 2010

When Liz and I first bought our house, it included a wonderfully horrid attempt at a wet bar in the basement.  I’m sure that who ever built it thought it was beautiful (much like how all parents think their babies are beautiful).  It had some absolutely stunning bead board from the local home center plastered [...]

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Think fast!

December 15, 2010

Just in case anyone happens to visit this blog today…

I just entered our bar top project into a contest on the Readymade Magazine website, here. Unfortunately, I just realized voting ends today. As you can imagine, we’re a little behind on votes. But it wouldn’t take many to bump us up there with some of [...]

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