Repurposing Idea ~ Fun Craft-Crazy Crayons

“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.”  ~Al Hirschfeld Gracie and I go through her room a couple times a year, and do a thorough cleaning. We usually find a half ton of broken crayons that we turn into these fun art crayons. It’s a great way to recycle, it’s a…

Current Crush-LOST

I just finished season 5 of the television show LOST on DVD last night and immediately decided to start watching season 6 online because I couldn’t stand the suspense! The show is absolutely fantastic. If you’re looking for a little ‘island getaway’ while the snow is still melting outside, this will be the perfect distraction.…

Summer List

“If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.”  ~Bern Williams At the end of every summer I make a list of things I want to do next summer that we either didn’t get around to, or that we didn’t do enough of, when the warm weather was still upon us.…

A Wonderful Weekend

“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.”  ~Doug Larson It would seem that the weather has taken a turn for the better! It’s been in the upper 40s all weekend. I know that’s ‘cold’ for my readers and friends who live in Texas, California, and Arizona, but it’s…

Current Crush-Mark Bittman’s “Kitchen Express”

“I’m not a chef, and I never have been. And though I’ve cooked with some of the best-known chefs in the world, I’ve never had formal training, and I’ve never worked in a restaurant. None of which has gotten in the way of my mission to get people cooking simply, comfortably, and well.” ~Mark Bittman…