Sea-themed Half Bath Makeover

½ bath before makeover.   Our ½ bath downstairs had a lot going for it and yet, a lot to be desired when we first moved in.  The shutters, which covered every window all over the house, had to go.  They made the tiny bathroom so much darker. ½ bath after makeover.   The oldContinue reading “Sea-themed Half Bath Makeover”

Key Lime Mailbox + New Blog Name

Yes, change is coming around here.  The name of this blog is morphing over to Life Like Art in the next week.  That means the new address will be lifelikeart.blogspot.com.  A wordle from Mommy’s Medley posts.   Why?  I chose the name Mommy’s Medley when I was just a few months into mommy-hood and whileContinue reading “Key Lime Mailbox + New Blog Name”

Apricot Corn Muffins + Tomato & Sausage Cornbread

Cornbread and corn muffins have and always will be a staple around my household – they were when I was a kid and will continue to be into Greta’s childhood.  I have two recipes that are easy and quick – one savory and one sweet, but both easy as pie to make for a snackContinue reading “Apricot Corn Muffins + Tomato & Sausage Cornbread”

Chocolate Zucchini Cake + Shrimp Boil

Getting an elementary art room ready has been consuming all my time here lately.  Case in point, this post deals with events 2 weekends ago.  We had a gathering at our house to celebrate family from afar, from from nearby, and a friend who will be moving back to her home afar.   Cooking forContinue reading “Chocolate Zucchini Cake + Shrimp Boil”

DIY Office Table w/ Pipe Legs

The computer desk I have always dreamed about is finally finished!  We went with a George Nakashima style with industrial pipe legs and ultimately, decided not to cheapen the look of the table by resting it on the purple filing cabinet.  This also makes this table more versatile, should we ever want to put itContinue reading “DIY Office Table w/ Pipe Legs”

Rebecca’s Zucchini Bread

It is still zucchini season!  Here is one of my all-time favorite zucchini recipes for you – named after the friend of my mom’s that the recipe comes from.  It’s moist and dense with a sprinkling of crunchy sesame seeds on top. I made a double batch the other day and gave some away.  However,Continue reading “Rebecca’s Zucchini Bread”

File Cabinet Refurbish w/ Collage Drawers

This project was the most fun project I have completed in a while.  It’s also the first project I have completed in a while, though.  I am excited to share this with you! More on that fun splatter wall later.   This file cabinet was yet another Goodwill find – the price tag says $5.99,Continue reading “File Cabinet Refurbish w/ Collage Drawers”