When I get stressed, I bake, and I was very stressed out this week. However, the pantry was, also, going through its own crisis and could only offer a random assortment of products for my baking needs. Following the advice of Tim Gunn, I made it work. Behold The Pudding Cake. In the words of […]
Pay no mind to the cover. It’s nothing like the book. I don’t even think the heroine wears purple. Jan Cox Speas romantic adventure, My Love, My Enemy, is just the sort of book one should read when feeling a little blue. A young woman rescues a man she thinks is a British spy only […]
Start the season off with a new pair of jeans? Pick apples? Talk like a pirate for a day? Get crafty and decorate a backpack? Start planning your Halloween costume? Read this book? Make cola brownies? Give yourself a comic book worthy manicure? Knit a cowl scarf? Play a game of checkers?
Some moves are more difficult than others, and this last move has been a doozy. While only an hour away from where I lived before, this town feels strange, and I feel strange in it. It’s a quiet area that indulges in random events that can only be found by those who have already been […]
Make your own toaster pastries? Go roller skating? Give yourself a bejeweled manicure? Escape the heat and see a movie? Learn how to do sixties eye makeup? Have a photo shoot with friends? Make your own scented nail polish? Take advantage of summer sales? Celebrate “The Duchess” Who Wasn’t Day? Start watching Broadchurch?
I’m taking my end of summer frustrations out in the kitchen. Summer, how can you be so short? Oh, well. At least this pie is a yummy way to celebrate the end of the season. Ingredients: 3 lemons 1/3 cup honey 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp flour 4 eggs […]
I discovered Lifeway Kefir earlier this summer, and it is so good. If you’ve never had kefir before, it is kind of like a drinkable yogurt. It’s great for breakfast or as a snack. So far, my favorite flavor is blueberry but raspberry is, also, good. Plus, it’s supposed to support digestive health and immunity. […]
Host a Christmas in July party? Deck yourself out in pearls? Barbecue these yummy looking sliders? Chase lightning bugs? Take this book to the beach? Check out this groundbreaking mascara from Avon? Share your love of paperback books? Run around town in this cute, butterfly dress? Celebrate Ice Cream Month by making these Graham Cracker Ice Cream Sandwiches? […]
It’s hard to believe that yesterday was the official start of summer. I have so many things I want to do, but I’ll be moving in a couple of weeks, which is creating all sorts of craziness in my life. Packing is not my favorite thing in the world, but it is an opportunity to […]
Treat yourself to new flip-flops for Flip-Flop Day? Load up on sunscreen? Write a thank you note to someone who inspires you? Try a new hairstyle? Give yourself a tie-dye manicure? Listen to a free audiobook while going for a walk? Have fun with a disposable camera? Make Knock Off Cinnabon Rolls for Father’s Day? Try […]