Monthly Archives: May 2012

Corner Flower Bed Plans

My front flower bed wasn’t the only eyesore in my front yard. I have a second flower bed that sits on the front corner of my house that is just as bad or worse. My husband and I had pulled … Continue reading

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BLT Salad

My current job has me working later than my husband. He gets home about an hour before I do and our dinner time has shifted an hour later than it used to be.  Our meal planning has changed around. I … Continue reading

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May Centerpiece

I realized just today that I haven’t shown my May centerpiece and tablescape to you all yet. I went simple this month since our table seems to be taken over by projects these day. April showers bring May flowers so … Continue reading

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Salty Caramel Ice Cream

A little bit ago I shared my experience trying a pint of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream and a review Jeni Britton Bauer’s very own cookbook. This weekend I finally made good on my plans to try my hand at making … Continue reading

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The Worst Room in My House

I have a secret. There is one room in my house that is not fit for human eyes, and that’s saying something considering the state my home has been in during the renovation process. This space is a tiny space … Continue reading

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Change It Up

This week has been a crazy one. I started a new job last week and it’s been keeping me on my toes. Luckily it’s close to home and I get an hour for lunch so I can come home, play … Continue reading

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Luscious Lemon Cake

When I think of cakes, I tend to think of my old standbys, like chocolate, pound cake, and white cake. I don’t often think of lemon cake as a must-have cake except in the spring time. There’s something about eating … Continue reading

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Filling the Flower Bed

Remember when my front flower bed looked like this? Overgrown and full of leaves was not this bed’s finest hour. After some hard work we built a retaining wall but the area didn’t look quite like I’d envisioned. Then we … Continue reading

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Rain Barrel Base

Part of my front flower bed makeover called for finding a home for my rain barrel. I have 65-gallon rain barrels that I bought from Amazon. The price has since increased but most hardware stores seem to be carrying rain … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Desktop

Do you have a cluttered desktop on your computer? It’s one of those things that can get out of hand quickly. You might save a file to the desktop to look at tomorrow and 3 weeks later it’s still there … Continue reading

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