My Favorite Things from Trader Joe’s!!!

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I thought I'd share some of my favorite grocery store items, some of which could be a great addition to your Independence Day feast! My husband, who does more than half the grocery shopping, is an H-E-B man. He gets most of our meats there and name brand things like Diet Coke and coffee pods for our Keurig. But I love the easy access, the selection of organic fruits and vegetables, and the private label foods Trader Joe’s has to offer. For me, ...

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Miracle & Skinny Noodle Challenge – No Carbs, No Calories, Delish!

Hi My Blog Friends!  I hope all of you had a wonderful Mother's Day! Mine was fun filled eating all weekend with the kiddos and hubby and my Mom and Dad!! So back to using special tricks to maintain my weight. As you all know, my New Year's resolution this year was to lose weight. Thanks so much for all of your support and encouragement - it's been a huge game-changer to have encouragement from all of you! Here I was before at a company Christmas party with my head cabinet guy Jerry and ...

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Stars & Stripes Forever!

Fireworks? Sign me up!! July 4 is one of my favorite holidays -- always happy to celebrate all the graces Americans enjoy. With our home renovation complete, we can finally entertain, ring the bell of freedom, and wave the red, white & blue! By July, it’s a tad hot here in Houston, so my July 4 party planning is super easy and breezy! Décor! Since my overall landscape theme is green and white (rosemary, roses, boxwood) – I am going to use BIG star stencils on my back lawn and ...

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What’s Cook’n at Segreto II

Spring has officially sprung in Texas and we have been keeping busy! With so many fun projects wrapping up, I wanted to share a few of my favorites with you! In this hollywood bathroom, designer Talbot Cooley asked us to bring some interest to the stained concrete floors. Adding tile would make the floor higher than the bedrooms it connects to so we applied a stencil using Sherwin Williams Gray Matters in a fun geometric instead! When painting on concrete you can use a floor or porch ...

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What’s Cook’n at Segreto!

Hi all my blog friends! I hope you have had a great week. This week we have been busy at Segreto and I wanted to show you a project we just completed and a healthy eating recipe to die for!!! These pictures are just from my iPhone, but I just couldn’t wait to share!!! Designed by Julie Dodson, this house is a beautifully modern twist to a French! These built-ins flanking the fireplace are constructed like large-scale armoires, demanding a finish which gave them importance. Glazed in a ...

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