garden art

garden art

Yesterday I started an awesome and super easy project for my garden.  The most difficult part was actually finding what I needed!!  What you’re looking at is a genuine vintage bike with flowers in the basket!   I found the bike online for $50 and all I did was apply 3 cans of a clear, sealing spray […]

i’m still a lady

i’m still a lady

Ever since I was little I’ve had short hair.  I was actually nearly bald until I was a toddler…it was pretty cute.  When my hair did come in it was blond and curly.  I guess keeping it short was easy for my parents.  As I got older I never had hair past my shoulders.  I […]

the story of us

the story of us

I made a really neat photo display on a really awkward-to-decorate wall at our house.  The wall is very tall and leads down to our back door/basement area.  Since it’s so big I really wanted to fill the space with something…but what?  A large piece of art was not an option because you can’t really stand […]

cooking in style!

cooking in style!

I am probably the messiest cook I know!  I tend to use something and leave it out until the end.  I don’t know why I do this…but I always clean up everything once I’m done! I also seem to get a lot of stuff on my clothes while I’m in the kitchen…flour, eggs, juices, etc. […]

corn chowder recipe

corn chowder recipe

A few years ago I had amazing corn chowder at a restaurant in Toronto.  It was my first time eating chowder and the only type I will ever eat (I don’t really like seafood).  I actually forgot all about my chowder experience until I came across a recipe in my cookbooks and magazines.  The restaurant […]

have you ever…?

have you ever…?

Baked brownies using beer as an ingredient?  I sure haven’t!  A few months ago I found a cookbook at my local bookstore called Cooking with Beer and I thought David might like it.  There are a lot of recipies that make sense with beer (like a beef stew) and a whole dessert section which seems […]

Easter weekend recap

Easter weekend recap

What a busy weekend we had!!  I spend Thursday cleaning the whole house in perperation for Easter weekend.  In the evening I went out with some friends and David had his friends over.  I didn’t get to bed until after midnight and I think David’s friends all left around 2AM.  We had planned to spend […]

outfit post: running errands

outfit post: running errands

Here is another outfit post for running errands.   Scarf: RW&Co (bought years ago)Sweater: Suzy ShierPants: Navy Blue Skinny Cords from Joe FreshBoots:  Soft MoccBag: GuessBracelet: Pandora Hat: SearsCoat: Old Navy (bought years ago) I try to wear a nice coat when I go out if the weather is too cold.  I always wear a […]