The Cavender Diary

By Jamie Bolton | www.thecavenderdiary.com

Choosing the Floor Tile

Do any of y’all even remember our master bathroom remodel?<p>Just about 2 years ago….that’s right, <b>TWO FRIGGIN’ YEARS AGO</b>….we started our biggest DIY to …

Omurice Jamjam

So, last summer I got an email from a super nice guy on the other side of the globe in Seoul, South Korea.<p>Cho Kyungkyu. This is him.<p>I get a lot of …

South Korea

New Orleans 2016

So, we’ve decided that instead of giving each other extravagant Christmas gifts, that we really don’t need, we’d focus our funds on a short trip each …

Cinnamon Star Garland

Here’s a quick recipe for lasting Christmas ornaments.<p>All’s ya need is cinnamon, applesauce and glue.<p>You read that right: cinnamon, applesauce, and …

Handled With Care?

Y’all are probably not familiar with D Magazine,<p>Not many people are. Unless you live within a 2.5 mile radius of downtown Dallas and are in need of a …

HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2016

Vintage Blow Mold Ghost

Found this guy recently at a junk shop and knew immediately that he needed to come home with me.He’s kinda the perfect <i>Halloween-y</i> compliment to the …

Design

Cinnamon Sugar Bats

Here’s a pretty quick, and <i>pretty charming</i>, treat.Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Bats.Alls ya need is a handful of tortillas, melted butter and 1/4 cup of …

Dessert

Our Texas Star

What’s a state fair without a ferris wheel?When Jamie found this photograph of the Texas Star Ferris Wheel at sunset…one of our favorite Dallas icons …

Entertainment

Buy the Picture Already

If I have any advice on enjoying life, it’s this simple little bit of wisdom..Buy the t-shirt.Buy the refrigerator magnet.Buy the little …

State Fair

The Greatest…

I’m sure everyone has heard that Muhammad Ali died last week.(Pretty crappy year for legends so far…Bowie, Harper Lee, George Martin, Prince…)I came …

Muhammad Ali

I Missed Gray Malin,

Hey,Remember me?I know, I know…..it’s been a while since the last blog post.Things are happening. Top secret things. And that’s where my focus has …

Photography

The Duke

My brothers and I had a lot of pets when we were growing up. Aside from the occasional tarantula or garter snake that we’d capture in the woods and …

Harley Davidson

Renaissance Mechanics

Need a smile today?These mechanics recreating Renaissance paintings, and photographed by Fabris Photography, certainly made my day.What? No “Birth of …

We’re on HGTV

NO, we are NOT moving to Waco, TX to “fix up” $89,000 houses with original ship-lap.Trust me, no one wants to live in Waco.Actually, we’re featured …