Entertaining For A Crowd

Entertaining For A Crowd

Having a party, big or small, can be a daunting challenge at times. Rocky and I both entertain a lot. Here are a few of our tips and tricks when entertaining for a crowd. 

First things first, you need to have an accurate head count, or at least close. There is nothing worse than preparing for 12 and 35 show up. You wont have enough (of anything!) and your guests are likely to feel as if they weren’t really invited or are a burden as they see you running around frantic looking for extra dip. Continue reading “Entertaining For A Crowd”

DIY Pizza Oven

DIY Pizza Oven

We didn’t take much time at all to enjoy our newly refreshed patio. The DIY pizza oven was one of those exciting projects that we couldn’t wait to get going on. 

I fully intend to do a full tutorial of what and how we did it all. For now we are going to take a look at our progress so far.  Continue reading “DIY Pizza Oven”

Stenciled Patio Cost Breakdown

Stenciled Patio Cost Breakdown

You have seen the last patio post with the dramatic before and afters. But now we are going to talk money. How much did the stenciled patio cost you ask? Here is the breakdown.

Before this project even started, I knew I did not want to spend all of our savings on this patio. Some, maybe most, people would have removed the old concrete pad and laid something new. I knew this concrete had a few more years left in her, with some TLC. So out came the stencil and paint! 

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The Side Patio Reveal

The Side Patio Reveal

I have been dreaming about reviving this patio for a long long time now. I am so happy to announce that it is finally done!

If you read my last post, “The Side Patio- Phase 1” then you know I gave myself a pretty crazy deadline to get the stenciled concrete done. But I did it! My lower back is still a bit mad at me, but hey, its totally worth it!

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