kitchen remodeling

The Workout That Wasn’t

by Courtney on January 6, 2011


Well, today was day two of no exercise… I know, I know…some people are probably giving me a big one of these and maybe some of you are even giving me one of these I ended up taking a rest day yesterday due to some extreme stomach discomfort. (If you chatted with me on Twitter, […]


Four Things…Plus An Exciting Step Forward!

by Courtney on January 5, 2011


Do you remember ever getting those chain emails, that were about a mile long, asking you to fill in your own response for pretty much every question under the sun? “What is your favorite food? What are you wearing right now? What scares you most?…” Yeah, I loved ‘em! I always had such a good […]


A Look Back at 2010

by Courtney on December 31, 2010

2010 has been quite a year for me. Not only did I create some amazing memories in 2010, but I also experienced some pretty major major milestones! Nothin’ like starting the year off by getting married! I traveled with my new husband to the absolutely beautiful St. Lucia for our Honeymoon. Where I also tried […]


Heather & Courtney Go See Black Swan

by Courtney on December 29, 2010


Tonight, I had the pleasure of hanging out with this lovely lady! Last night in the midst of chatting, Heather and I realized we both had a free evening tonight, so we ended up making a dinner & a movie “date.” We started our evening at the movie theater to see this movie: I’m still […]


A Trip To Ruby’s

by Courtney on December 26, 2010


**Just a Reminder: If you haven’t yet re-subscribed to STSL after the move, you can do so by clicking here for email, or here for RSS feed!** Happy Sunday evening ya’ll! So first things first…how ‘bout a little kitchen update for ya? Slowly but surely, we’re starting to make progress!! The walls and ceiling are […]


Fun Demolition Discoveries

by Courtney on December 22, 2010


This morning while eating my breakfast, I couldn’t help but shake the feeling that someone had their eyes on me… I put together quite a delish bowl of oats today! Before leaving the house, I put together my base: 1/3 cup oats 1/3 cup skim milk 1/4 cup water 1/2 mashed banana raisins cinnamon & […]


Oreo Truffles

by Courtney on December 16, 2010


Easy Oreo Truffles! (see below for recipe) Hubby and I have BIG plans tonight! I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am… It’s gonna be a roarin’ good time, oh yes it is. Tonight, we are ripping up the kitchen floor… Yes, can you tell (Hopefully my major sarcasm is translating […]


Baby, It’s COLD In Here…Where’s Our Door?

by Courtney on December 8, 2010


Well I’ll tell ya…it’s certainly a little more than surprising to come home after a long day of work + a killer BodyPump class to find your house looking like this: WOAH! Yes, our house really is wide open right now as the wind blows, and flurries fall, and the temp is hovering around 22 […]


The Good, The Bad, & A Kitchen Update

by Courtney on November 28, 2010


Good News: Jay and I are back on the mend and almost feeling “normal” again today. Bad News: The stomach bug has run rampant amongst my family…now my brother, Mom, Dad, and grandma have it. Turns out, my one grandma was apparently sick with it during the week and must have still had it lingering […]


He’s Pretty Handy To Have Around

by Courtney on November 20, 2010


Ladies & Gentlemen, we’re on a ROLL in this kitchen!!! Mind you, I say “we” very lightly…I helped move the fridge over and possibly picked some nails up off the floor. Other than that, it was all Jay. I guess he’s pretty handy to have around. Ohhh this is not going to be easy! And […]