Building a home gym takes a lot of thought and preparation. It begins with choosing a room in the home that will accommodate your equipment and the way you want to work out. Continue reading “Building “The Ultimate Home Gym” the Rogue Way”
The weeks are quickly passing and we are getting closer and closer to week 8 and the final reveal of the One Room Challenge.
We are three weeks into the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge, with only five weeks remaining before the final reveal.
It has been several weeks since any work was done on our pool, and fear of the hole caving in has been a real threat with all the rain we had in April. Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 4) – Spraying the Gunite”
We are one week into the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge. This season the challenge spans eight weeks alleviating a bit of pressure and giving us more time to complete our transformations.
Who else loves French Toast? Foods that have the word “french” in the name are just better. Take French Fries, French Bread, French Onion Soup, French Crepes, and French Scalloped Potatoes. Just sayin…. Continue reading “Awesome French Toast Recipe the Whole Family Will Enjoy”
Happy Haute Home is back as a guest participant for another round of the “One Room Challenge”!
Looking for new ways to repurpose what you already own? Pull out those old pieces of silver from the cabinets, give them a quick polish and put them to use by giving mom a special gift she will always remember. Continue reading “Mother’s Day “Silver Teapot Flower Arrangement” Step by Step Guide”
Are you intimidated about baking pizza pies at home? Sure you can buy pre made pizza dough but that’s not as much fun and doesn’t compare to homemade. Continue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Making Homemade Pizza Dough”
The progress on our pool project has been great! Up to this point…. Continue reading “Building a Pool and Spa (Step 3) – Installing Rebar”
Many of us are doing a lot more cooking and baking these days while sheltering in place. It’s the perfect time to try that new recipe or pick up a new skill like making homemade bread. Continue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread in a Dutch Oven Using Only 4 Ingredients”
Welcome back to our swimming pool and spa build. A lot was accomplished in week 2 of our project. Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 2) – Laying Gravel and Framing the Spa”
A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post about our experience with pruning two weeping cherry trees. I’m back to give you an update. Continue reading “Why a Weeping Cherry Tree No Longer Weeps or Only Partially Weeps”
Deciding to build a pool in our yard was a big decision and one we spent a lot of time thinking through. Continue reading “Before Taking “the Plunge” to Build a Swimming Pool, Ask Yourselves these Questions”
Yup! It happened to us, we hit rock during our pool excavation, what are the options to remedy this sucky situation?
Continue reading “Hitting Rock During Inground Pool Construction – What are the Options?”
Easter will look very different this year due to the pandemic, unlike any Easter we have ever seen. Continue reading “10 Ways to Make Easter Sunday Extra Special”
If you love crab cakes as much as I do, and are very particular about the ingredients, you must try this recipe. Continue reading “Best Ever Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Recipe”
It’s been a long time coming, but we finally broke ground on our pool this week! Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 1) – Breaking Ground”
Having always had a soft spot for Italian food, this bolognese sauce with fettuccine is the perfect comfort food for these long days indoors. Continue reading “Bolognese Sauce Recipe à la Happy Haute Home”
Here I am writing a post about things to do at home when bored, something I never thought about writing until recently. Then again I never thought our country would completely shut down…but that also happened…. Continue reading “20 Things to do at Home with Extra Time on Our Hands”