Month: October 2011

Meatless Monday – Beans, Beans & more Beans

I’ll admit it…I’m all about the beans lately. Bean soup, bean stew, beans, beans, beans! They’re just so easy to make and also so very tasty to eat!! Andย  I’ve been making them in some form pretty much every weekend in my crockpot. Here’s what I’ve been up too – easy, yummy, aaahhh. I found […] Read more…

Friday Fun – Puppy Halloween

I love our little town of Los Gatos!! We have family friendly events for EVERYTHING! My favorite is the Halloween celebration for Dogs!! It is absolutely amazing how many people participate and how many stores and businesses support everyone who does. Here are some photos from last Saturday’s fun: The streets were packed with costumed […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vacation Foods

Happy Meatless Monday everyone!! I’m still (yes, still) getting organized at home after our vacation. Are you wondering what’s taking me so long?? Well, I decided that it was time to get organized…especially with my photographs. So, I ย loaded Lightroom (for the first time – btw, I also use Aperture) and ordered yet another external […] Read more…

Vancouver Chinatown & Chinese Gardens

When we were visiting and being tourists around Vancouver we couldn’t resist visiting Chinatown and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Classical Chinese Garden. Upon entering Chinatown you first cross under a beautifully ornate gate. I just love all the bright and fabulous colors and details in this gate!!! Next stop…the gardens! I took so many photos here!! […] Read more…

Vancouver from Up High

Back from our amazing trip to Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. I have lots to share, but today, I’ll simply start with these photos taken from the Vancouver Lookout Tower – one of our tourist stopping points. We enjoyed a 360 degree view of the city from the 430 foot high tower. ย    lots […] Read more…

My Latest “Green” Commitment

  Forย my next movement towards being more “GREEN” I’m going to be giving up buying new clothing (aside from underwear) for a whole year. There, I’ve said it…now I feel even more commited. I’ve been giving this “green” commitment some thought for a while now. A year sounds like a long time, but I’ve realized […] Read more…

Happy Fall!

Oh the joy of Fall! I simply love this time of year. The chill in the air, the leaves changing color, the warmth of a toasty fire in the fireplace. I know Spring is supposed to be the season of re-birth, but to me I feel revived in Fall. I love the scents of Fall, […] Read more…