We bought a new house. Well, we bought an old house. When I say this house was untouched, I mean it. Walking into it was like walking into 1978. The former owners left tons of random items in the shop, in the yard, and inside the house. We filled one roll-off dumpster of just the stuff they left. The exterior is next year’s project (siding, front door, garage doors, landscaping, lighting, etc.). BEFORE Prepare yourself as you revisit the late 1970s, early 1980s. DEMO Demolition was interesting. I despise carpet, and this carpet was disgusting and not only nailed but stapled to the floor. We found cans in the wall, change under the flooring, and mold. The linoleum floor left lots of glue to scrape, and we filled another roll-off dumpster.
Click HERE for Printable Recipe There is a restaurant chain throughout Minnesota called Zorbaz. They have a Thai Pie that I decided to recreate. I also tried a few variations. THAI PIE- ZORBAZ STYLE For this style, I mixed Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce and House of Tsang Bangkok Peanut Sauce for the sauce. I used jarred banana peppers, Members Mark Real Crumbled Bacon bits, diced white onion (I didn’t have any red onions), mozzarella cheese, and leftover honey teriyaki chicken I grilled the day before. I forgot the pineapple. INGREDIENTS THAI PIE- SWEET CHILLI & BARBECUE SAUCE For this style, I used Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce and Sweet Chili Sauce. I used jarred banana peppers and matchstick carrots in addition to the diced onions, bacon, chicken, and mozzarella. INGREDIENTS THAI PIE- PEANUT SAUCE & BARBECUE SAUCE For this style, I used Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce and House of Tsang Bangkok Peanut Sauce. I used sweet mini peppers and matchstick carrots in addition to the diced onions, bacon, chicken, and mozzarella. INGREDIENTS DIRECTIONS
I tried to wait till after Thanksgiving to decorate but I couldn’t so Thanksgiving was Christmas themed. Decorating is always more fun with friends and in the past I have helped my friends and family decorate their homes. This year my friends and I had a great time decorating. The only thing I purchased this year were three gold deer. I have an entire tree and a lot more decor that I will be giving away because there just isn’t room for anything else. It was fun seeing how my decorations fit in this house. It was also fun seeing how the decorations looked with the new furniture and decor. Photographs do not do Christmas trees justice. This tree looks so full and pretty in person. The ceiling is too low for my finial topper, so I had to improvise with two star ornaments. SHOP THIS POST