Monday, March 2, 2015

Dining Room Lamp Makeover

I've always loved the pineapple lamps in our dining room. They look a little like artichokes, except for the leaves on top. 
I painted the lamps a few years ago, but I wasn't really thrilled with the finish.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A Decadent (Gluten Free) Chocolate Dessert

It was my birthday on Monday and I asked Mr. DIY to make me a gluten free, flourless chocolate cake.
It was a big deal for me and I couldn't wait to have a piece because I haven't had any sugar in over two months. 

Yep, 
that included Christmas (and two weeks before that)

You see, I've been on a no gluten, no sugar, no dairy diet since then.
I'll share the reason why some other time.


Thursday, February 19, 2015

A Little Snow At The Mountain Cottage

Mr. DIY was up at one of his accounts yesterday,  which was near the Mountain cottage, so he decided to stop by after work to pick up his new favorite jacket that he left at the house a couple of weeks ago. 



The street was plowed,