I have been painting bricks. I’ve painted three so far. Want to see? I will be painting many more, as you can see, I have a lot, A LOT of material left over… The story starts like this. My husband had a heart attack right after Thanksgiving of 2015 and missed a lot of work… Continue reading BricksAndBrac
So cool, right? I saw this recipe while looking around for something to do with a whole chicken I had in my freezer. I just happened to have a bundt pan lying around doing nothing, so hey, let’s make this recipe. Here is a side by side comparison of mine (left) vs. theirs (right): At first,… Continue reading Bundt Pan Lemon Chicken with Vegetables
Oh, how this little table, I bought off of a local yard sale site, has brought me so much joy! It started as a very modest end table/night stand piece and I’ve given it so much personality. I am thrilled. Before I show you, I wanted to remind you that I painted this making my… Continue reading Foyer Table – Complete!
Chalk paint, not to be confused with chalkboard paint. The latter is what you apply on a surface to make it possible to write on with chalk and has the ability to be erased clean. Chalk paint is a grade of paint that is creamier than regular latex paint that can be applied to furniture… Continue reading Make your own chalk paint!
My mom passed away in 2003 and when she went, she took her recipe for vegetable soup. I LOVED her vegetable soup. I have never been a soup lover but this soup, she made, was so freakin’ good. I remember her knowing just how much I loved it, that one time she sent a container… Continue reading Nope, I’ve never made soup before!
Why they gotta brag? 🤔
So, as 2017 is rapidly approaching, I’m thinking of all the typical resolutions that most of us make but few of us keep. Losing weight, exercising, etceteros, etceteros (which, I learned recently, is a rare form of etc., aka etcetera). Perhaps I should add learning rare forms of everyday language to my 2017 agenda? As… Continue reading Not The Usual Resolutions
Recently, a friend was over and asked me where I got a particular item that she saw on my server in my dining room. It was a lantern. The kind that is probably more for outside use, due to the fact that it is solar powered, than inside but I’m not a conventional kind of… Continue reading You got it where?
A flickering candle, a warm tub, and a great wine glass Brimming with the best sweet wine a twist-off cap can offer Toes on spigot knobs, the thermostat, temperature and flow determined By short turns, left and right Hot wax drips on the porcelain Wine trickled on the palate The water swirls Negativity and dirt… Continue reading Feels like a poem
It should be against the law to have the ability to create such a wonderfully crafted food like this at home. Really. I’ve been doing so well avoiding sweets, paying attention to what I put in my mouth and cutting out most of the bad guys from my diet. Until this happened. First, let me… Continue reading SINnamon Rolls