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Sustainable Living :: Home Grown Ponics

Ever since I took my systems engineering students on a tour of the hydroponics lab at EPCOT a few years ago, I have been absolutely fascinated by the idea of sustainable home hydroponics. And as hydroponics evolves, it’s becoming…

Spa-Inspired Bathtub Shelves

During my first deployment, my team and I would gather for dinner and share whatever our biggest dream was for when we returned home. We were living in a pretty austere environment {100+ degree desert heat, sleeping either on…

Maple Balsamic Seared Pork Chops

When I think of elegant meals I can get on the table that will impress friends and be fairly easy, my default is seared steak with butter and herbs. But good God, that gets expensive. Even if you’re shopping…

What to Do With Enormous Blank Walls

Yesterday we shared with you all the progress we’ve made so far on the media room at the Big Brick House. First, Scott crafted the rustic live edge entertainment center for the TV, and between his folks and La-Z-Boy, we’ve got…

Style Notes :: What’s Your Style?

Scott and I are still learning a lot about interior and exterior design {well, not Scott for the outside so much – he has a degree in landscape architecture}, but after our work in New York and a major…

Warm Berry Buckle + Ice Cream

Prior to shutting down Eat.Fly.Love. and moving all our posts over here to The Grape Soda Club so that Scott and I could make this a team effort, I toyed around with starting another blog – a cooking blog – under the…

How to Say NO to Sales

I remember walking through Costco with my mom when I was a kid. We spent plenty of time looking through all the savings, and then Mom looked at her list, looked at our calculations, and looked at her list…