Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Soldier with Roses

It was an ordinary morning at the grocery store, full of moms juggling toddlers, and veeeeerrrrryyyyyyy slow shoppers shuffling down the center of the aisle. My tendency is to drag race past the canned peaches and BOGO pizza crusts trying

The Soldier with Roses

It was an ordinary morning at the grocery store, full of moms juggling toddlers, and veeeeerrrrryyyyyyy slow shoppers shuffling down the center of the aisle. My tendency is to drag race past the canned peaches and BOGO pizza crusts trying

/ Food

Raisin French Toast and Orange-Maple Anglaise (Gluten Free)

Isn’t it funny how you can crave something you’ve never tasted? I’ve been needing to eat this combination of orange and raisin and maple and egginess…so this recipe was conceived! Try it for a leisurely Saturday morning or an out

/ Food

Raisin French Toast and Orange-Maple Anglaise (Gluten Free)

Isn’t it funny how you can crave something you’ve never tasted? I’ve been needing to eat this combination of orange and raisin and maple and egginess…so this recipe was conceived! Try it for a leisurely Saturday morning or an out

/ DIY, Home

Adventures in Chalk Paint: Nightstand

I’d been looking for a cute little bedside table for a year. It needed clean lines but a feminine nature. I wanted it leggy but solid. And it had, had, had to have a drawer for my current read!! I

/ DIY, Home

Adventures in Chalk Paint: Nightstand

I’d been looking for a cute little bedside table for a year. It needed clean lines but a feminine nature. I wanted it leggy but solid. And it had, had, had to have a drawer for my current read!! I

Outdoorsing

It’s my little spring ritual. Along with unpacking the summer clothes, switching out the quilts for cotton coverlets, and planting some pretty in the yard, I read the book Maryjane’s Outpost. maybe I should say consume instead of read, because

Outdoorsing

It’s my little spring ritual. Along with unpacking the summer clothes, switching out the quilts for cotton coverlets, and planting some pretty in the yard, I read the book Maryjane’s Outpost. maybe I should say consume instead of read, because

A Beautiful Legacy

Peeking out from the wood, the ghosts of a once warm and vibrant home still return every March. Making a yearly upward pilgrimage to honor the glory of what once was, they offer their yellow trumpets as living tribute. They

A Beautiful Legacy

Peeking out from the wood, the ghosts of a once warm and vibrant home still return every March. Making a yearly upward pilgrimage to honor the glory of what once was, they offer their yellow trumpets as living tribute. They

“Visual Influence Theory” Experiment

A Papa John’s Pizza commercial comes on TV…a hand removes one thick, saucy slice from the pie…steaming, gooey mozzarella oozes over the sides in strings….soooo cheesy…..so delectable…..mmmm, let’s get a pizza for dinner! We all seem to have this feature

“Visual Influence Theory” Experiment

A Papa John’s Pizza commercial comes on TV…a hand removes one thick, saucy slice from the pie…steaming, gooey mozzarella oozes over the sides in strings….soooo cheesy…..so delectable…..mmmm, let’s get a pizza for dinner! We all seem to have this feature

Front Porch Sitting

The cows are on the move. Must be their dinner time. The songbirds are ruckus-bringing, the pond frogs loudly adding to the beautiful din that is a Georgia spring evening. The neighbor’s chickens industriously scratch the dust looking for a

Front Porch Sitting

The cows are on the move. Must be their dinner time. The songbirds are ruckus-bringing, the pond frogs loudly adding to the beautiful din that is a Georgia spring evening. The neighbor’s chickens industriously scratch the dust looking for a

5 Healthy Food Swaps!

Eating healthy can seem like a huge deal. Between Paleo, Veganism, Atkin’s, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, low-fat, low-carb…how do you even know where to start? It makes you want to give up before you even begin! The way I started my holistic diet over

5 Healthy Food Swaps!

Eating healthy can seem like a huge deal. Between Paleo, Veganism, Atkin’s, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, low-fat, low-carb…how do you even know where to start? It makes you want to give up before you even begin! The way I started my holistic diet over

Cheap Inspiration, Gotta Love It

Yet another bill gets plopped on the table. Do they ever stop? Though most of the the time I’m a light, joyful person, when those white envelopes start stacking up on my planner (yes, the paper kind of planner), I

Cheap Inspiration, Gotta Love It

Yet another bill gets plopped on the table. Do they ever stop? Though most of the the time I’m a light, joyful person, when those white envelopes start stacking up on my planner (yes, the paper kind of planner), I

Treasure Hunting

Some are stumbled upon; the perfect moon snail shell, a wing chair on a suburban curb, a quaint little corner cafe. Others are hunted for; a four-leaf clover, vintage French linens at an antique store, blue-green eggs in the chicken

Treasure Hunting

Some are stumbled upon; the perfect moon snail shell, a wing chair on a suburban curb, a quaint little corner cafe. Others are hunted for; a four-leaf clover, vintage French linens at an antique store, blue-green eggs in the chicken