Category Archives: Kitchen

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are my go-to for backyard BBQs, crawfish boils, parties, house guests, welcome-to-the-neighborhood treats, or basically any other occasion.  When selling our Houston house, we had a fresh baked tray out for potential buyers before each showing.

Many Houston friends and neighbors have asked for this recipe before we leave town, so I thought I’d share it here on the blog too.

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Heavy Lifting


To accommodate the new open design of the kitchen and dining room area, a load bearing wall had to be removed.

Existing load bearing wall between breakfast room (future kitchen area) and dining room.
Photo taken standing in dining room.
Another view of existing load bearing wall on the left of this photo.

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