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The money pit

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Yesterday between doctors appointments two and three the receptionist asked me how our “money pit” was doing. We had a good chuckle and I filled her in on the plans for the house for this year. We are putting in a new furnace this weekend, doing lots more hacking at the jungle of our yard, and starting to find contractors to do the upstairs renovation next year.

Driving to the next appointment, …

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"It’s Like I Know What I’m Doing"

“It’s Like I Know What I’m Doing”

Sometimes in a big project house like ours the little victories are really sweet. Like this weekend.

Take for example a busted light switch.

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This ancient piece of engineering that I’m surprised hasn’t caught fire. This baby wasn’t working at the bottom of our stairs, so with no prior experience and half an hour Adam had switched it out for a shiny new one.

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Yup, three generations of light…

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Maybe Next Time Africa

Maybe Next Time Africa

Hey y’all! So in case you haven’t noticed I have been working like CRAZY the past few months. The handful of days I’ve been off (and home, i.e. not at a wedding!) have been filled with doctors appointments, laundry, cleaning, and trying to catch up on my sleep.

It’s been well worth it, I’ve crossed off Las Vegas, New Orleans, London (twice) and Paris from my to-do list. And this weekend I was…

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hello darlings!

co-pilot jen april 2014

I’m back! I’m trying to contain my excitement for finally having the opportunity to sit down and post something, but I have more than 24 hours off in a 198459723 day time frame so I’m taking advantage.

The past few months have been a WHIRLWIIND. I absolutely my new job flying (if you couldn’t tell from my annoyingly awesome Instagramaccount… Savannah, London, Vegas, Los Angeles, Austin….) and…

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A Hard Day’s Night

Wow the past week has flown by (literally!). I’m starting to get into the swing of things and slowly figuring out what it takes for my body to survive away from home.

I miss having a stove (Chelsea, I’m going to have to come borrow yours!), having Adam…

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I’m a Bit Late… But New Years Resolutions
Hey y’all! I’m sure you can imagine how crazy the last few days have been. I made it to training…View Post

I’m a Bit Late… But New Years Resolutions

Hey y’all! I’m sure you can imagine how crazy the last few days have been. I made it to training…

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Happy New Year!
Hello darlings! I have been enjoying taking some time away from the Interwebs to start preparing…View Post

Happy New Year!

Hello darlings! I have been enjoying taking some time away from the Interwebs to start preparing…

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At the Four Seasons for brunch yesterday.

At the Four Seasons for brunch yesterday.

Amazing brunch at the Four Seasons. I tried about half of the dessert soread! Perfect way to start the new year.

Amazing brunch at the Four Seasons. I tried about half of the dessert soread! Perfect way to start the new year.

I love out of control #Christmas lights. These guys had everything you could think of! #lights

I love out of control #Christmas lights. These guys had everything you could think of! #lights

#Daphne and #Sherlock are playing with everything! #jendarling

#Daphne and #Sherlock are playing with everything! #jendarling

Happy Christmas from #Daphne and #Sherlock!

Happy Christmas from #Daphne and #Sherlock!

Christmas is starting! Love Actually on the TV. White chocolate bread in the oven! #yum #happychristmas #jendarling

Christmas is starting! Love Actually on the TV. White chocolate bread in the oven! #yum #happychristmas #jendarling

You’re a wizard Harry! 10 points for #Gryffindor! Wesley is our king! Dark and dangerous times lie ahead… So excited for @PottedPotter tonight! Clearly I’m a Gryffindor. We put Adam down as a Muggle. Happy Christmas! (at Prince Music Theater)

You’re a wizard Harry! 10 points for #Gryffindor! Wesley is our king! Dark and dangerous times lie ahead… So excited for @PottedPotter tonight! Clearly I’m a Gryffindor. We put Adam down as a Muggle. Happy Christmas! (at Prince Music Theater)

Cheesecake with caramel! #yum #dessert #jendarling

Cheesecake with caramel! #yum #dessert #jendarling

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