Kitchen Remodel

Smart Tiles…or should I call them BRILLIANT tiles?

I think the backsplash made a HUGE difference in the transformation of my kitchen. I was really disappointed by the selections of adhesive tiles at Home Depot and Lowe’s when I was doing this part of my kitchen. I think by now they may have caught on to the demand but who knows. The selection… Read More Smart Tiles…or should I call them BRILLIANT tiles?

Kitchen Remodel, Projects

Next Steps…let’s transform these hideous yellow countertops!

Spread Stone Countertop Finishing Kit…it’s an amazing product! I can’t remember how I learned about this cool product but I did. Anyway, it made a huge difference in the transformation of my kitchen. You can buy it at Home Depot but since they didn’t have the white color I wanted I bought it online at… Read More Next Steps…let’s transform these hideous yellow countertops!

Adventure, Appetizers, Dinner, Drinks

Mother’s Day Dinner in Richmond, VA…

Ok. Sooooo0 there’s no warm weather, pool, hats or drinks with umbrellas but I am getting out of town for the night. I’m headed to Richmond, VA, to visit my mom and take her to dinner for Mother’s Day.  I researched restaurants in Richmond and made reservations at two places:   1) L’Opossum or 2)… Read More Mother’s Day Dinner in Richmond, VA…

Desserts

Ice Skate Birthday Cake…for my lovely niece, Vivian!

My niece, Vivian, is the sweetest and kindest child I’ve ever known. Not only is she beautiful but she’s brilliant, thoughtful, and kind.  I just adore her…so much SO that I decided to take years off my life by creating an ice skate birthday cake for her 7th birthday party.  I am not a professional… Read More Ice Skate Birthday Cake…for my lovely niece, Vivian!

Kitchen Remodel, Projects

First things first! Let’s get these cabinets painted!

My kitchen cabinets were old, dark, and dingy so I decided to paint them. Before I could create magic in my kitchen I had to brighten up this drab kitchen and bring it from 1954 to 2017. First, I took off all of the doors and removed the hardware and hinges.  I decided to use… Read More First things first! Let’s get these cabinets painted!

Projects

Transforming my 1954 kitchen to 2017…MYSELF!

We bought our house from it’s original owners about 10 years ago. I couldn’t have been more happy and excited on that beautiful spring day in April.  To own our first house in a neighborhood I had only fantasized about was truly a dream come true. I grew up in a two bedroom apartment and… Read More Transforming my 1954 kitchen to 2017…MYSELF!