If you have been following me, you will know that this lady loves her cocktails! 😉 Some of my favorite posts have been the Crimson Kiss, the Salty Bunny, and most recently The Clover Club. When we reconfigured our kitchen, we lost our "bar area". Now, don't get too sad for the signature cocktail queen. … Continue reading Where’s the Bar?
I have been trying to find a deodorant that works for me for YEARS! My goal is to smell fresh but I also don’t want to have those ugly underarm circles. Deodorants help you smell good and antiperspirants keep the sweat away. What's a girl to do? I will deal with underarm circles IF it… Continue reading A Stinky Review
I had a lovely kitchen. I really did. I remember walking into this house 11 years ago and thinking, we can never afford this house. It's so grand. It's so well kept. It's been updated, and it looks out onto a flat back yard (those are hard to come by in our neck of the… Continue reading Our New Kitchen: Before & After
Come along on our adventure, following every step of our recently remodeled KITCHEN!
Lemon. It's the taste of summer. So refreshing, thurst quenching and oh so delicious. In California, they are blessed to have the perfect weather to grow citrus. At my dad's house in the bay area, there is a very large lemon tree that produces the grandest lemons I've ever seen. I mean, these things can… Continue reading Lemon lbs. Cake
May is upon us and we have so many things to celebrate: Mother's Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, a few special birthdays (my son, my sister, my friend April, ... 😉 ) and of course, one of my favorites: MAY DAY! When I was a little girl, I can remember going early before school started and dropping… Continue reading May Day Art
I do not know about you, but this quarantine has brought out the drinking bug in me! 🙂 And when the drinking bug hits, Josh Madrid is a good person to know! 😉 Josh and I met while working together as Art Literacy Coordinators at Bonny Slope Elementary School. We had the best time playing… Continue reading Quarantine Cocktails
Many years ago, even before I got married, I was part of a book club. Oprah started her book club in 1996 and everyone was joining along. It was a wonderful reason to get together with other intelligent women, sipping wine and analyzing the story we had all experienced that month. Some were fantastic reads… Continue reading Bookshelf Styling
We just completed our first week back to school after being off for 2+ weeks. The good thing is: WE SURVIVED!!! We got to school on time. We jumped back into piano and dance and baseball lessons. And we--well--ME! I jumped back into cooking quick healthy meals for my family. If you know me, I… Continue reading Healthy Dinners in the New Year
Oh what an afternoon! Another FIRST in the books!!! I hosted a wreath making party inspired by my dear friend Tania @thebendflowercompany who hosted one in her new space in Bend, OR last year and said it was a total blast! We laughed, we learned and we all left with the most beautiful wreaths to… Continue reading Wreath Making Party