Decadent Chocolate Cake With Cherry Chocolate Glaze

Every time I make this delicious cake, I am asked for the recipe.  For fear of being ridiculed publicly, I will quietly say I am not much of a chocolate fan.  This cake however, can get even this non lover-of-all-things-chocolate, to indulge. Recipe: 1 boxed chocolate…

Top Ten Things You Discover When Working on a Home Renovation Project

Have you ever found yourself reflecting upon the day during your down time when your eyes start to wander from room to room thinking of how wonderful the bedroom, bathroom, living room, etc. would look if only it had a fresh coat of paint and a little tweak here or…

Searching for a Swan – Real Estate Negotiation Tactics I Used

To most, the search for a dream home consists of countless home showings, multiple disappointments, and either a compromise on wish list items or budget (let’s face it, my budget isn’t large so there wasn’t much compromising I could do in this area).  I…

Hello world!

Thank you so much for visiting!  I can’t wait to share my successes, trials and sometimes epic failures in my always entertaining world of traveling, home renovation, and life.  Hopefully along the way you will have a laugh or two, share a virtual glass of wine, be inspired…