Design & Interiors

  • Exterior Before and Afters

    Wow, a Year Really? I just realized I started this blog almost a year ago…..  My first post was August 30, 2011.  It was this.  “Diving into your first remodel.”  That’s so cute.  If only I had known, I would go on to do the entire house! About Salt and Sequins….  I started this a […] Read more…

  • Kitchen: before and after

    Our biggest undertaking was the kitchen.  I thought our master bathroom was, but that was a total joke and was an 1/8 the size of the kitchen. Plus, we were without a kitchen and laundry for a while, which was terrible.  We at least had two bathrooms, only one kitchen. Here are some before shots, […] Read more…

The Life of Lauren

  • 10 Things I Missed About Texas

    So as we drove closer to the great country of Texas, Tim and I started dreaming of all the things we had missed the last 13 months.  When you don’t think you’re going to live there again, you try not to think about all the things you’re missed, but now that we were returning, we […] Read more…

  • You’ve Been Asking… Okay maybe not.

    Tim and I are on a plane to San Diego and we just spent half the flight looking over the past four years of our lives in photos.  We have lived an amazing and blessed life.  Tonight, we are so worn out.  We boarded the plane and walked away from our home, finally finished, after […] Read more…

Tasty

  • Spicy Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

    2 Large Sweet Potatoes 1 T. of Olive Oil 2 Red Bell Pepper 1 Red Onion 2 Cloves of Garlic 2 T. of Cumin 1 T. of Cinnamon 1/2 T. of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 T.  of Chipotle Powder or Chili Powder 2 T. of Dried Oregano 2 Cups of Vegetable Broth 2 Cups of […] Read more…

  • What We Eat Wednesdays #5: Grocery Shopping

    So, my bestie called and asked what I usually buy at the grocery store, how do I shop. As you know, this has been a process of eating less processed food. As weeks go bye, I buy less and less processed food. We eat better and better, the more recipes and foods I find that […] Read more…