It’s our one-month Blogiversary !

We are over the moon - our blog is one month old!  We have had so much fun sharing our little projects and stories with y'all.  We wanted to do a recap of this first month and share what worked...and what didn't :)  We have definitely learned a lot! We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support that we have been shown.  Family, friends and total strangers.  Your positive comments and feedback have meant more to us than you will ... read more

Black Bean Dip


With football season upon us, what better recipe to do this week than one that is great for tailgating.  More importantly, it will be a hit with all of your friends and family! If you're like me, you love to find new recipes that work and don't take too much of your time.  I found this Weight Watchers recipe about 2 years ago and it is my go-to for tailgating, simple get togethers, or even for our home on the weekends. Oh and I almost ... read more

Painted Wing Chair…it worked!

Painted Wing worked! wing chair. A great project

Painted wing worked! There she is, relegated to the corner of the upstairs landing.  Too loud and colorful to be seen in public.  I'm talking about this wing chair of course!  I won this wing chair as a raffle prize at the High Point Furniture Market many years ago. This chair is still very comfortable and in excellent condition.  I just don't care for the gemstone colors and checked pattern.  At one time I got an estimate from an ... read more

Charmed I’m sure…

Wine bottle charm

Are you ready for some football??  We sure are...even though we are a house divided (Roll Tide) we get along very well - as long as our teams win :)  We were ecstatic that college football season finally started and both of our teams won! We were invited to a tailgate party and  knew we were bringing a bottle of wine.  In true 2 Bees fashion we wanted to glam up our bottle and decided to make a wine bottle charm. Last year I was fortunate ... read more

A Tale of Two Cities


I am fortunate that in my job I am able to travel to Ireland each year, where I get to experience the amazing people, culture, and scenery.  And this year I was even luckier, as I got to spend 2 weeks in a country I love.  This is the first post in a small series that will cover the Emerald Isle, and I thought that I would begin with 2 of my favorite cities: Belfast & Dublin. Belfast is one of those cities that in the past has been full of ... read more