Vegetables can shine?

Vegetables can shine?

As we move through the fall season, descending into the darkness of winter, the root vegetables start to shine again. But some roots are far more prominent that others. In fact, there is almost an inverse pyramid of root vegetables

Green sauce in place of ketchup

Green sauce in place of ketchup

The definition of a condiment has something to do with enhancing flavor and enjoyment. I would have to agree with that. In the condiment category there are so many options to choose from. You start out as a youngster with

Crazy expensive but super fun yarn

Crazy expensive but super fun yarn

A couple of times, I have made the pilgrimage to Purl Soho in New York City. What tends to happen in a case like this is I find myself buying a project. Who knows when I’ll make it back to

The MALM Transformation

The MALM Transformation

For anyone who is a frequent shopper, and by that I mean purchaser, of IKEA furniture, you know the MALM series. In my house, the only thing more prevalent are the BILLY bookcases. I have always earmarked my cash for

Chaos of art supplies

Chaos of art supplies

My husband calls this art journal therapy. I have a different view of all 3 words – art – journal – therapy. I don’t see how spreading materials all over the tables, floor and shelves, grabbing this and that, coloring,

Sneak in Greens

Sneak in Greens

“The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.”   -Drew Carey We read about what a healthy eating menu plan should look like and

4 aces is a long way from a deck

4 aces is a long way from a deck

“Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.”   -Roger Tory Peterson I came across this art journal project, which I have interpreted in 2

Bakery treat for breakfast

Bakery treat for breakfast

“Fresh popcorn is near impossible to resist, second only to fresh doughnuts.” ― Shannon Wiersbitzky, “What Flowers Remember” Have you ever wondered if it were possible to make doughnuts at home with a quick and easy recipe? If that were

¡Fiesta! at the Table

¡Fiesta! at the Table

In the middle ages, all but the poorest homes would have used a tablecloth during mealtimes. Isn’t that an interesting thought? Somehow in our modern lives, I feel like we have lost sight of these small niceties. We were rid

The more you put, the more you find

The more you put, the more you find

The more you put, the more you find.   -Italian Mother, Vanda That is how it is. If you wait, shop for every ingredient and then do everything just right, something won’t turn out. Or a ripe tomato is no