Archive for June, 2010

Making an Old Girl Young Again, Part II: The complete job!

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After a month and a half, the old farmhouse is finally finished! What started out as a moldy, crumbling ghost house is now a clean, fresh 1920’s charmer!

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Smoked Salmon Dip

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Relax With This Fresh Mojito!

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This Mojito is light and refreshing. I can’t think of a more fitting drink for sipping on the deck or in the garden on a great summer day!

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Old Jeans Become a Fun Party Purse!

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The one thing a girl doesn’t really want to deal with when she goes out is a purse, but most great dresses don’t come with pockets. That’s why I made this purse with old jeans pockets!

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Pictures as Party Favors

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Whether it’s a birthday party, a bachelorette party or a backyard barbeque, a picture makes a great party favor!

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The Woodland Home that I’ve Always Dreamed Of!

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This home that these people built with their own hands and the help of family and friends, seems unreal! It reminds me of the homes that we used to draw as kids for the faeries to live in.

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Peanut Butter Cup Martini

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By now you have figured out that I love chocolate and peanut butter! For all of you who worship the rich, creamy combination of a chocolatey peanut butter cup like me, this martini will not dissappoint!

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Quick Italian Frittata

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Frittatas make a really great quick meal! Plus, they can be made for any number of people with just about anything that you have on hand. All you really need are eggs, oil and a pan that can go from the stove top into the oven.

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Composting Made Easy

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If you watch a lot of home and garden television or read a lot of related magazines, you may be under the impression that good composting requires a degree in chemistry! The experts have a way of making natural things seem so complicated. (No wonder people buy compost in hygenically sealed bags instead of making their own!)

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Bzesty Soft Lemon Tea Cookies

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These lemon cookies are lowfat, light on the sugar and perfect with tea or coffee! They,re soft and cute like sugar cookies with a little lemony zing.

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