Read about week one here. DAY EIGHT From Cork, we traveled to Blarney. Initially, we didn’t plan to stop in Blarney, but it was only a 20 minute drive from Cork, so, why not? I’m so glad we visited Blarney. It was our second favorite city on our trip! Blarney is a perfect representation … More week two on the emerald isle
Helllloooooo! It’s been three and half months since Chris and I got back from our two-week long road trip through southern Ireland. I believe I owe you all an update on our whirlwind adventure, so here goes! DAY ONE We arrived in Dublin at 4:45 a.m. local time. After a mini-freak out over the ATM … More week one on the emerald isle
Chris and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary last weekend. He surprised me with dinner at Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, NC and an overnight stay at a bed and breakfast in nearby New Bern. It felt like a miniature vacation, which was absolutely blissful. I gave him a print by his favorite local artist in Knoxville.
It seems like every month a new restaurant or bar opens up in Knoxville. No doubt, the surge in breweries and casual-upscale eateries brings lots of foot traffic into downtown Knox. At the risk of sounding too political, these new businesses are great for our city and local economy. Plus, Chris and I love supporting local businesses and … More exploring (mostly) north knoxville
As promised, here is a step-by-step guide to painting windsor chairs black. This project took us about two weeks to complete, but only because we did not work on it daily. Transforming these chairs was truly a labor of love.