how to poach an egg 

today I tried something a little bit different..  I attempted to make a video tutorial. It  came out pretty shaky, so if you are sensitive to motion, skip the video and just look at the pretty pictures ☺️ Today is ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’ at my daughter’s summer camp […]

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starbucks’ mango black tea lemonade copycat

howdy friends! Every summer I tend to find one beverage that I just cannot get enough of.  2016 is the summer of Michelle sucking down mango black tea lemonade from Starbucks. But damn.. Those drinks add up! I’ve spent the last 5 weeks driving my son back and forth to Boulder everyday for a class, […]

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spicy grilled vegetable gazpacho

whelp, here we are smack dab in the middle of summer.   I I hope y’all had a fun  and safe holiday weekend.  Mine was a welcomed quiet time.  After a little bit of long overdue retail therapy, I found myself craving gazpacho . I dug out my Original gazpacho recipe as well as my Roasted veggie gazpacho […]

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iced chai tea

hello my friends. As usual, I’ve been missing in action.  There’s been so much going on and life seems crazy all of a sudden.   And here we are, summer 2016 😜   It it no secret that summer is my least favorite season of the year, but for all that annoys me about it, […]

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brown sugar chicken 

I told myself I was going to post more.  I take the pictures, I think of what to say, and I never actually do it.  I made this recipe at the beginning of last month. While scrolling through photos, I came across these and decided to share.  This is perhaps the easiest chicken dish I’ve […]

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sewing room makeover~ thread storage

Drive~ by post here….   Part of my New Years’ resolutions was to organize my sewing room.  My neighbor came over right before Christmas and we some how ended up in my sewing room and she said, ” wow that is bad”. And she was right.  I could not even find the floor.     […]

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creamy citrus-hemp dressing

happy new year, y’all!  How’s 2016 treating you so far? Any resolutions? Made? Broken? Accomplished?  Here’s mine 1- find a way to take in the arts about once a month. This can be anything from a play, to a museum, to a concert 😉😉😉 2-read a book a month.  ( die hard may disagree, but […]

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a week of gratitude 2015

I’ve spent the morning going over old posts and realized that this day, the Tuesday before thanksgiving, is historically a day that I write a heartfelt post.  Reading this old posts made me realize how much I miss my grandparents and the simplicity of belong a child.  So, allow me to tell you about what […]

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snack stick review and GIVEAWAY!

hiya friends…  How’s yer summer treating you ?   It’s no secret that summer is my least favorite time of the year. But sometimes a little something extra can help push me through.  Like last week.   I have a good friend named Amy, and she and her husband Brian raise grass-fed beef, free range chicken, […]

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quilting retreat summer 2015

howdy folks!  Remember last year when I went on my quilting retreat? Whelp, I was lucky enough to do it again this past weekend.  It was organized by the very talented Sandra Clemons and the founder of our guild, Liz. If  you are a crafter, you really should follow Sandra’s blog. She has some wonderful giveaways and is always […]

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