Month: March 2012

“Garden” Chair Re-do

Do you ever have items sitting around the house or yard, that you look at for years and years and think: a) these things are just in the way? and/or b) I want to do something cool with them? Well, these two Β “soda shoppe” chairs have been in my studio taking up space “forever”. I […] Read more…

Westly AKA Dance MACHINE!

Picture the scene –Β a school gymnasium…. a first dance (and auction for the parents)… and a 3-year old who’s not afraid to strut his stuff (even though his older brother is the one who actualy goes to the school) You have…. WESTLY – THE DANCE MACHINE!!! He’s not afraid to show you how it’s done […] Read more…

Eco-Tip: The Coco Bidet

(please read this post with a sense of humor) So, paper napkins are a thing of the past in our house. Paper towels – minimalized – as in we still have plenty left on the first roll I opened at the beginning of the year. We tend to use rags now to wipe our counters […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Mushroom Potpie

Seriously, I think puff pastry is about the best food invention ever! Why do I forget about it so often when it can make the freshest desserts and dishes taste so fancy in a flash. I wonder how hard puff pastry is to make?? hmmm, I’ll have to look at that up. Today, I’m not […] Read more…

Hunter’s First Soccer Game 2012

I was at this game, less than a week ago, taking these photographs…. I uploaded them last night and started reviewing them this morning…. and then realized I have just one question….. When did Hunter get so BIG?!?!? Expect more photos of his games in the future, as I contemplate this question thoroughly.     […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Baked Tomatoes, Squash & Potatoes

I hope you’re ready for a super easy side dish recipe because that is exactly what this one is. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil (and more for drizzling) 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 small potatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 medium yellow summer squash, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 medium Yukon gold potato, sliced 1/4-inch […] Read more…

Green Tip Tuesday – Eco Cosmetics

Lately I’ve been getting lots of questions on eco-friendly cosmetic products – do I use them and do I have recommendations? So, I thought I’d start sharing some of my favorites on Green Tip Tuesday now and again. Now, I’m no an expert. In fact, I’m continually learning, but in my ongoing attempts at creating […] Read more…

Baked Better Breads

I love when a company understands that while we all want to eat well (organic and healthy) sometimes it’s nice to make creating Β foods at home a little simpler – especially for us working folk. The Baked Better organic bread mix company gets this. Which is why they’ve created these 3 organic bread mixes that […] Read more…