• Seven Weeks of Heaven

    Posted on April 1, 2013 by admin in All, Travel.

    If the last two years are any evidence, shortly after the kids’ birthday party, and when the Easter candy has been reduced to two Peeps in a ziploc bag and three chocolate mini eggs, there will be a little hollow in my spirit that forms as I reminisce, and reflect upon, one of the greatest […]

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  • My ‘Crafts” inventory…

    Posted on March 1, 2013 by admin in All, Crafting.

    24″ x 12″ x 8″ Basket. 30″ x 14″ x 12″ Plastic 3-drawer unit. Medium Tub, small tub, small tub, small tub. This is what one will find in the corner of my family room hidden past the arm of my sleeper sofa. I don’t know when it got that way. The basket, is filled […]

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  • Romanesco Holiday

    Posted on February 27, 2013 by admin in All, Food.

    Wandering the aisles of one of my favorite farmers markets last week, I came across this awesome vision. Something I’ve only seen in my Italian cookbooks, occasionally on some Travel Channel show B-roll, and while in Italy almost 9 years ago, this very seasonal, and hence almost mythical vegetable, has made its way to the […]

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  • A quiet Valentine

    Posted on February 14, 2013 by admin in All, Family.

    I never liked the feeling that I’m being taken advantage of – by mechanics, taxi drivers, sales people, you name it. Give me a half smile, and a tone that even remotely insinuates that you think you’re talking to a ‘little lady’, and I’m off running in the other direction.  I think that this is […]

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  • Crafting A New Year’s Resolution

    Posted on January 5, 2013 by admin in All, Crafting.

    Every time I set foot into a craft store (JoAnn’s Fabrics is my current local muse), I walk out with a future project. It doesn’t matter whether or not I went in to buy some needles or another skein of yarn to finish a current one, I will always walk out with three balls of […]

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