Author: Roxy

  • Da Baum Shelter: Finally Moved In!

    Da Baum Shelter: Finally Moved In!

    After 11 long months, we finally got the keys to Da Baum Shelter on May 10, 2021! I meant to post this with the move, but we are still unpacking and getting settled! We officially signed last Summer in June and expected to close in March, but with all the craziness with COVID, we got […]

  • We’re Engaged! How He Asked

    We’re Engaged! How He Asked

    We’re engaged! I thought I was going on a girls birthday trip last month, but Adam totally blindsided me and proposed instead! We’ve been together for 2 1/2 years, we started building a house together last summer, and we’re closing in a few weeks so I honestly did not think a proposal was coming until […]

  • Steve Madden Snakeskin Boots / Nordstrom Sale

    Steve Madden Snakeskin Boots / Nordstrom Sale

    This post may contain affiliate links which means I will get a commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen my latest caption talking about how Adam says I’ve been looking homeless lately and he’s not wrong! My Summer work from […]

  • Da Baum Shelter: Upgrades We Did/Didn’t Do

    Da Baum Shelter: Upgrades We Did/Didn’t Do

    The latest update on Da Baum Shelter: We broke ground last weekend! We got calls from our super a few days before letting us know that our permits have been approved and they were ready to break ground last Friday! We’ve been driving by the lot when we’re in the are just to see the […]

  • Make Boba at Home with KassavaCo!

    Make Boba at Home with KassavaCo!

    This post may contain affiliate links which means I will get a commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. Boba tea, or bubble tea, is a drink that originated in Taiwan and it’s usually tea based with tapioca balls (boba) added at the bottom. One of my faves, and a […]

  • Honest Review: Tory Burch Miller Sandals

    Honest Review: Tory Burch Miller Sandals

    This post may contain affiliate links which means I will get a commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. Growing up in Hawai’i, I rarely ever wore shoes – it was always slippahs or sandals. My sister still tells me I look weird with covered shoes on! The Tory Burch […]

  • Dallas Eats: Deep Ellum Pop-Up Sandoitchi

    Dallas Eats: Deep Ellum Pop-Up Sandoitchi

    One of the things that I love about Dallas is the ever growing food scene. Having grown up in Hawai’i and having lived in LA, food has always been so important to me. I was worried when I moved to Dallas 5 years ago that there wouldn’t be a great food scene, but it turned […]

  • Da Baum Shelter: New Home Design Selections

    Da Baum Shelter: New Home Design Selections

    This post may contain affiliate links which means I will get a commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. I’m back with another Baum Shelter update! We decided back in June to build a new home with Darling Homes, finalized our design selections a couple weeks ago, and next we’ll […]

  • Our New Home Build Process

    Our New Home Build Process

    When we decided to build a new home it was a little overwhelming since we neither of this had done this before. I tried to search for other people’s experiences/reviews on all the builders we considered and found a few older blogs, but every builder is different and it seemed like the best way to […]

  • #CookingRoxy: White Bolognese Fettuccine

    #CookingRoxy: White Bolognese Fettuccine

    My office sets up fun activities regularly, and since we’ve all been working from home, they setup a Zoom cooking session with one of the Food Network Chopped Champions, Chef Michelle! She taught us to make this White Bolognese Fettuccine in exactly an hour. Following along with a seasoned chef over zoom was challenging, but […]