{Farmhouse Table}

IMG_1375[1]My aunt and uncle were incredibly generous and gifted us with a gorgeous 3-person glass table when we first got married.  It was an absolutely huge blessing and saved us the stress of trying to find and finance a dining room set right after the wedding.  It served us/food well and was a constant reminder of the generosity of others.

Fast forward a year and a half post-wedding and the Bybels are stuck.  We love food, people and entertaining – all of which are great things but hard to do at a small table.
Desperate to host lavish dinner parties, board game tournaments and some friendly hands of cards we started exploring the table “market.”

{Issues at Hand?}
1.) The lovely farmhouse-style tables we desire are EXPENSIVE.  Not cool.
2.) We have to haul this up a flight of stairs and fit it through the door at the apartment.  Sounds heavy and annoying.
3.) Family has a pending visit and we want to be able to all sit around the same space.  Time crunch. Continue reading

{Dallas Flea}

With the Christmas season approaching, I’ve been on the hunt for some creative and fun gifts for my friends and family.
Goals?  Avoid corny craft fairs and bad garage sales.

When I stumbled upon an ad for {Dallas Flea} a few months back but wasn’t able to attend the spring show, I knew I’d have to make it in November just in time for the holidays! I packed my ever-adorable and talented {bestie} and we headed down to South Lamar for some fun times and local products!

The morning began with a latte and a to-die-for kolache at {Opening Bell}… IMG_1429 Continue reading