My dog loves Cheerios as much as your child.
After a busy week of cleaning, unpacking, sorting, and such…I give you, our Texas house.
The Viper Pilot is happy because he has a kitchen table and a 42 inch telly and surround sound again, and I’m happy because I have a couch and a big kitchen. Elmer is happy because her persons are under the same roof again.
One of my favorite places in the house is the living room. It is so cozy and the wall decor turned out awesome. The decor is generally aviation themed, but that wasn’t intentional…it just worked out that way. And it’s very fitting for us. The prints above the TV (hard to see) are pictures that I took in Colorado. My mountains are never too far away…
On the right above the love seat is a painting done by one of the guys in the Viper Pilot’s training class.
He painted one for everyone in the class of the jet that they flew on their solo flight. The Viper Pilot’s just happened to be Pretty Bird which makes it a great way for us to remember this chapter in our lives. Isn’t it awesome? It is so well detailed — it looks like a photograph. He is very talented and did an amazing job with the painting.
I hung pictures I took at Port Aransas, TX and Pensacola, FL in the kitchen. The beach is never too far away, either.
Our office ended up being the room that was added on to the back of the house by some
idiot person who didn’t know squat about building or wiring. The room is awkward and everything is all on one switch (including the light outside that door to the backyard). Meaning that as I sit here at 8:30 am, the back porch light is on. Weird. But it makes a decent office. Look how cute we are with our matching calenders!
The printer awkwardly sitting in the middle of the room is temporary. It was being used for a wedding project we were working on.
After we got everything all set up in the house, we did what we do best. Make dinner. It was actually very impromptu. I found a pork roast in the freezer and stuck it in the crock pot. I steamed some broccoli and with a little Mediterranean couscous, we ended up with quite the gourmet dinner.
You can find the pork roast recipe here. It’s amazingly good. I made it a while back and froze it. I tweaked the recipe slightly (I think I added tapioca) and after eating it the other night, I wouldn’t change a thing. We were talking about this and determined that it was either amazingly delicious or we were just desperate for a home cooked meal after 2-3 weeks of restaurants and fast food. But we tend to think this recipe was just super good.
Home, sweet Texas home.