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Motherhood…. you’re gonna need an arsenal

  I don’t think anyone really ever taught me how to be a Mom. I was raised with some of the fundamentals, wash your kids, feed your kids, make sure they don’t kill each other, and make sure you don’t kill them… you know, the important fundamentals of parenting. Everything else, I was on my own! I’ve been a mom…

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Cultivating Home

Cultivating my nest is probably my most favorite of things. Raising the little birds in our lovely nest, becomes even more exciting when I get to exercise my creative talents. And it is time to refresh! Greg and I have purchased a new house. It is a lovely ranch house with a little barn and corral. We plan on purchasing…

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Caprese, Caprese, Caprese Pasta that is!

I am a big fan of baked pasta dishes.  They are both fundamentally simple and tasty at the same time.  I need simplicity in my life, and a baked pasta dish for dinner provides that luxury. Today’s recipe is made vegetarian, but you could easily add chicken and/or substitute the vegetable broth for chicken broth.  To make the dish a…

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SUMMER is COMING

While Jon Snow was most concerned with winter, I am more concerned with shedding my winter layers for a more nekked style coat, aka, a bikini. And that friends, is why I need to jump start my metabolism, boost my immune system, and ahem, detox my liver (winter boozing was in full effect!) I created my own master cleanse after…

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Watch…. or should I say WD watches?

Products!  Don’t we all love a great product?  Well, I sure do!  So, let me tell you about my favorite watch designer…. Daniel Wellington! I bought my Daniel Wellington watch about 8 months ago. It is truly a beautiful, classic time piece! There are several face sizes to pick from for women; 26mm, 34mm, and 36mm. I went with the…

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Roasted Red Peppers Garlic

I can’t quite find a title to do this recipe justice. This is just a recipe that is so simple, but so damn delicious, that you will get excited every time you make it! 4-5 large red bell peppers 1/2 olive oil or sunflower oil 2 tbsps red wine vinegar 5 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) Dash of salt Fresh…

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Soup du jour

Soup, is where it’s at! And I do soup, very well! I love how a good soup can warm you up on a cold day. I also appreciate, how soup has healing properties for your soul! I consider soup the ultimate in comfort food, but without the caloric devastation of comfort food (for the most part anyway). I make several…

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