{rosemary tomato pesto}


  One of my all-time favorite dinners is pasta with pesto. It’s so quick and easy to make and soooo delicious!! Well, to make things a little more challenging than just opening a jar of pesto, I decided to make my own. My mom has two big bushes of rosemary in front of her house, which […]

{nifty thrifty sunday #20}


Welcome to this week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}! I really appreciate you stopping by and partying with me! I hope everyone had a wonderful week and an even better weekend so far! ;) Here are some of my favorites from last week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}: {1} Homework: Granny square birdhouse {2} Southern Lovely: Polymer clay necklace   {3} Chameleon Girls: CheeryO […]

{floral friday #29}


This week’s {floral friday} is a little different than the others. This past week was a very busy week for us and I just did not get a chance to slow down and take pretty floral pictures.. So, I’ll substitute with a collection of iphoneography pictures for this week. ;) Hyacinths as seen in {floral friday #8} […]

{pictures from holland}


We are back from a wonderful 4-day trip to Holland! Our destination was Soest, which is located about 45 minutes outside of Amsterdam. Our friends (who moved from Texas to Europe last year as well) invited us to spend a long weekend with them. We arrived around 5pm on Friday afternoon and spent the evening in their […]

{nifty thrifty sunday #19}


Thank you all so much for stopping by and linking up with me last week! As I mentioned last week, the hubby and I are in Amsterdam this weekend, visiting friends (and I hope the pictures are turning out alright..). But I still can’t be cut off from the digital world completely. So, welcome to this […]