Praise the Lord in heaven that stylish footwear now includes sneakers!  As opposed to say, stilettos.  For which my back, my knees, my ankles and my feet thank the fashion gods (not in heaven above, BTW). Where I come from athletic gym shoes are called “tennis” shoes.  Because I tend to spend a lot of […]

Simple & Small Snack Board

Perfect for happy hour, I put together a simple and small snack board using, you guessed it:  Trader Joe’s nummies. Summer seems like the time to put together something light and simple to snack on.  So, as things go in my kitchen, why not put it on a board? Beautiful warm wooden boards or cool […]

Bissell Spot Cleaner

Other than normal cleaning, cooking and patio blowing – which all seems to be endless – nothing much going on around here. I did take the little Bissell spot cleaner for a ride in my bedroom and wanted to show you how it went. What I Love It’s so easy to store and retrieve this […]

Refreshing Summer Drinks

If endless glasses of iced tea and bottles of water have you bored this season, here are some of the refreshing summer drinks I’m treating myself to. Large Acrylic Goblets Early in the season I found a set of 12 Tommy Bahama acrylic glasses at TJ Maxx.  They are humongous.  As in an entire can […]

Salad Bar Board

Too hot to cook?  Here’s a different twist on an at-home salad bar – a salad bar board. Using different cutting implements for variety and using ingredients for a well-balanced meal, this board will give you a yummy and satisfying summer meal without heating up your kitchen. I used the Mueller Chopper for carrots and […]