Kitchen Mantel

2022 is the year I've decided to push myself to complete projects. Our kitchen bookshelf/coffee station has been a project I've wanted to tackle for years. We decided it was time to finally tackle this weekend project. I have always dreamed of having a big English or Scottish style fireplace in the kitchen. Have you … Continue reading Kitchen Mantel

Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 2

Hi and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. My family and I are on day 2 of the Daniel Fast. For day 2, I made garlic green beans & mushrooms, brown rice, and lentils. We made another molcajete chili and whole wheat tortillas.My daughter, Sarah, 10, has gotten so good at making these tortillas. Have a … Continue reading Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 2

Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 1

Thank you for visiting Mrs. Lady Renaissance. My family and I began the Daniel Fast yesterday and I thought I would share the dinner we had for the first day. We made:Brown RiceBlack BeansVegan Carne con Chile (zucchini, mushrooms, broccoli) in a green Chili.MolcajeteWhole wheat tortillas. Brown Rice: 1 cup of rice, 2 cups of … Continue reading Daniel Fast: Dinner Day 1

Thanksgiving 2020

Welcome to my blog! I’m happy you’re here. Our Thanksgiving this year, and I’m sure many are singing the same tune, was minimal. My brother was unable to join us as a precautionary step, so he stood outside our door, while we served him food to go. This was definitely difficult, but it … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020

Quote of the day: 12/30/2020

“Real isn't how you are made,' said the Skin Horse. 'It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.''Does it hurt?' asked the Rabbit. 'Sometimes,' said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. … Continue reading Quote of the day: 12/30/2020

Laundry Room Update

After 1 year, although it seems like more, my husband and I decided to continue the laundry room makeover. I’m telling you, things move slow at my house. My husband wasn’t too thrilled that I’m back on the “I want to make changes to the house” train, but he still helped, reluctantly of course. 😀 … Continue reading Laundry Room Update

Reminiscing on 2019-2020

I suppose the recent COVID-19 events have me reminiscing on holidays, family events, and simple family walks. I have not posted in a while and I feel like being completely random today. I have a few house updates, which will be posted at a later time, but I figured this would be the best time … Continue reading Reminiscing on 2019-2020

Laundry Room In Progress

Our old laundry room was far from inspiring. In fact, it was one of the least underwhelming areas in my home. To be honest, we put the travertine you see below when we purchased our home (6 years ago) because I disliked the vinyl floors. I do, however, feel that I was rushed to simply … Continue reading Laundry Room In Progress