Friday, July 9, 2010

It’s Bananas


B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Am I the only one who sings that Gwen Stefani song when typing the word bananas?

This morning I woke up early naturally. No alarm clock necessary. (I should say that this NEVER happens) With all the extra time, I decided to make a big BANANAS breakfast!

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Arrowhead Mills Gluten Free pancakes with one tbsp. peanut butter and a banana sliced

Who needs syrup when you have PB & B!?

And then I cleaned the kitchen really, really fast so that I could show you the reveal! When Parrish and I moved in to our new house, we immediately began painting the kitchen. Need a recap, revisit here.

It actually didn’t take us that long to paint the kitchen, but up until last week we still had two cabinet doors left. But now we’re finished!




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So fresh and so clean, clean!

We decided to leave the doors off a few cabinets:

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And I like the contrast that it adds!

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And it’s nice to have a space to store all my appliances so that the counter top can be open.

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Inspired by Young House Love, we added some cork tiles to the inside of a cabinet door for quick organization.

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But my favorite part of my new kitchen…I mean, our new kitchen is being able to look out at my back yard from the sink!

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And those creamy colored appliances…

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they’ll do for now. :) I will say that the paint color did turn out to be more of a blue-grey than we had hoped, so we may repaint the walls a more true grey. But we’ll see!


P.S. 70 days until my wedding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


GF Gidget said...

It looks AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! Great job! I particularly love the open cabinets and cork boards!

Kate said...

Looks gorgeous!!! Thanks for the comment...I will most likely come back in the fall....maybe in a new format...It will be a nice break from school work:)

p.s. if you have never tried Maple Grove's gluten free pancake mix, definitely look for it. SO good! I've also used it as an "All purpose flour" for cookies & cakes when I was out of my brown rice flour/tapioca flour/potato starch blend.

Unknown said...

Love the way your kitchen looks! Also the song references throughout your post made it fun to read (you are always fun to read though).

I am going to have to try my pancakes like that!

I cant wait to see wedding details on doing it gluten free!

funnyhaha said...

I LOVE a good before and after, and your kitchen does not disappoint. I love the open cupboards as well. Looks so good on either side of the sink. Love that bar above the sink removed. LOVE YOUR GIANT BACKYARD. I have yard envy. You make living gluten free look easy and delicious. Go, April. :)

Theresa said...

Wow, that looks so amazing! It really looks like you could do some awesome cooking in there ay! :)