5 Common Relationship Woes to Fix Before Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the equivalent of New Year’s Eve for relationships. It is a time to celebrate the past together, to move forward in a relationship with “resolutions”, or to foster a budding romance. However, due to the stress and pressure often associated with Valentine’s Day, it can also be a time where festering relationship […] Read more…

Grilled Skirt Steak with the Family Chimichurri

I love to cook – it’s the cleaning up that I hate. If I had more people to cook for, I’d do it every night. However, as you may know, it is difficult to whip up the perfect meal for two day after day. We aren’t huge fans of leftovers, you see, and enjoy eating […] Read more…

The Foyer

I’m sure we can all agree that first impressions are key in any situation. Our sense of sight plays such an important role in all aspects of our lives, from what we eat and wear, to how we feel about someone or something. I knew that when we (finally!) found and bought our new home […] Read more…

Foyer Inspiration

Here is a sneak peek at my next post, which kicks off my home tour! I have included some inspiring pieces for my entryway as well as my base color palette. I am so excited to begin sharing my home with you here on the blog, and I certainly hope you enjoy seeing my attempts […] Read more…

Dealing With Personal Tragedies

This was not the worst day of my life. It was devastating, heartbreaking, painful, and disappointing, but not my worst. When I think of all the things I am going through, to anyone on the outside, it may qualify as the worst and some, I’m sure, could not imagine a more horrible day. But no, […] Read more…

First Anniversary – a look back at our Wedding Day

In honor of our first wedding anniversary, I wanted to revisit our wedding day here on the blog. I’m an extremely sentimental person, and I tend to cling to memories and feelings like they are air. It is really what drives me in life: to make each day special, and create happy moments in my little […] Read more…

Hearty Lamb Burgers with Gruyere and Mint Mascarpone Mayo

In the Undorfer Family, the men are famous for their mastery of preparing, cooking, and eating one thing: meat. All kinds of meat, all cuts, gourmet or everyday – they are masters. When my husband and I first moved in together as a new couple, he cooked me a rack of lamb. I was worried, because he […] Read more…

Holiday Correspondence

I am quite the traditionalist when it comes to snail mail: Holiday cards, Thank You notes, party invitations, and announcements are a must. There is just really something so special about receiving a lovely envelope in the mail in this age of technology, and it makes you appreciate the work and effort it took to […] Read more…

Our First Home

This past spring, following our long awaited nuptials in December ’13, we toiled away looking – scouring – through Miami for homes. The perfect single family home for us had to be out there somewhere. After three failed offers, and even compromising our standards out of desperation, we entered the summer without any prospects. Exhausted […] Read more…

1 18 19 20