Well, how is YOUR summer going so far? Happy to not have schooling every day on top of everything else: cooking, cleaning (oh the cleaning!), working, laundry, etc.?! My family is trying to keep up with reading & math on weekdays, but we need more TO DO'S! And this week, my teen got her first… Continue reading Caramel Cupcakes
Hi friend! How have you been doing? Any visits to the farmer's Market lately? Our local market opened up last month and I have been 2 weeks in a row! First, I needed to grab a bouquet of peonies before they are no longer in season and second for peonies AGAIN but this time I… Continue reading Healthy Griddle Cakes with Berry Compote
I don't know about you but cooking cooking cooking has got me tired tired tired and totally lacking creativity in the the food department. Every day, the same ol' routine. Am I alone? No, I don't think so! We are all going thru this together! We are all trying to chug through our days, getting… Continue reading Meal Planning During Quarantine
No kids. No husband. I am in a Lyft, heading to the airport for a long weekend to New Orleans. Just saying this, I can hear Harry Connick Jr.'s voice talkin' in my ear. The south. I've never been. Well, not since I was a young girl on the cusp of my thirteenth birthday, traveling… Continue reading Annual Girls Trip: New Orleans 2019
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