Posted in April 2013

Monogram Canvas Art

Monogram Canvas Art

I got off of work early last Wednesday and decided to do something fun. No house chores, no exercise, I wanted to do something creative. So I looked through my D.I.Y. board on Pinterest and decided to make a monogram canvas art project I had saved. First, I went to Joann’s (since they take more … Continue reading

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

O….M….G….! This ice cream is delicious! My loving husband even put it up there with Norman Love Gelato… I’m not sure if he’s just being sweet, but it is really friggin’ good! I’ve had my ice cream machine since August of last year. A bridal shower gift from my sister-in-law. Thank you Karen!! But I … Continue reading

Infamous Bran Muffins

Infamous Bran Muffins

These muffins are my breakfast staple. Probably 8 out of 10 mornings, I have one of these for breakfast. They’re very hearty, filling and pretty darn good for you. I can’t begin tell you what the original recipe was, because my dad has modified it so much over the years, and I’ve continued to modify … Continue reading

Quinoa-Stuffed Roasted Squash

Quinoa-Stuffed Roasted Squash

What in the world is quinoa, you ask? And how the hell do you pronounce it? Here’s a little info on this “superfood“. Bottom line, it’s good for you, buy it and eat it! 🙂 I’ve had this recipe saved for a long time, and I decided tonight’s the night. It turned out delicious! VERY … Continue reading

Lemon and Herb Hummus

Lemon and Herb Hummus

Now that I have tahini, I’ve been wanting to try another hummus recipe. I had some fresh herbs in the house, and I had bought a basil plant at the store, so I decided on Lemon and Herb Hummus. We use fresh basil quite often, and a friend of mine, Gone Green Mama, just started … Continue reading

Avocado Risotto with Beer Butter Shrimp

Avocado Risotto with Beer Butter Shrimp

A little late posting this… But I had an interview on Monday. One with actual potential, which scares me. I’ve been at my current job for almost 6 years, and I’m always afraid of change. So, to help clear my mind I decided to try a new recipe. Something a little time consuming and complicated, … Continue reading

Wine Bottle Decor

Wine Bottle Decor

I’ve been saving a couple of wine bottles and (what I think was) a vinegar bottle for a while now, with the intent of doing SOMETHING with them. I had seen several ideas on Pinterest and I finally decided to try, Letter Bottle with a Hot Glue Gun. It looked easy enough. I had the … Continue reading