Monthly Archives: April 2010

A weekday evening in photos

Looking west from a second floor window. . The Mr. making a delicious dinner. . Our internet radio streaming this station. . Fresh rosemary and mint from a friend’s garden. ‘ More views from the second floor. . And flowers … Continue reading

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Sparkly handmade baubles

This weekend I dusted off my jewelry-making supplies and whipped up a few pairs of earrings. These next two pairs include beads from Bead for Life, a non-profit organization that helps Ugandan women escape poverty through hand-crafting beads made from … Continue reading

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Household maintenance check-in

Back in February,  I posted some household maintenance to-dos that were on my mind. To recap: Fix the dishwasher – DONE! Re-caulk the tub – sadly, not done Re-paint the shower ceiling – DONE! read on… Carpet the stairs – … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cream Cookie Roll

This past Saturday, I made this dessert for a little get-together with friends. For how beautiful and yummy this dessert is, it’s surprisingly easy to make. Here are the ingredients: 1 package Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers (this recipe is on … Continue reading

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Some things in life are pricey…

… no matter how you slice it. I love a bargain as much as anyone and I try to save money whenever possible. That said, some things in life are expensive no matter what. For example: Now why (you may … Continue reading

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Planting a container garden

Which one of these plant situations would you rather look at every time you entered or left your home? Hmmmm. Tough one, right? Guess what I did over the weekend. I gave up on the plant. I checked for mites: … Continue reading

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