Operation: Healthy Lunch

Every day of the school week I pack my son a lunchbox. I strive for healthy contents. I always include a fruit and a…


Confessions of a FlyBaby

Just after Thanksgiving, 2012, Annie, my miniature schnauzer, feisty critter, and longtime companion, began to fail. By the middle of December we had to…


Do Go Green in 2014

I dream of flowers and sweet corn and fresh oregano in the dead of winter. Outside my kitchen door the snow lingers, icicles hang…


The Secret Life of White Bread

White bread could use a good PR firm. For years, this staple of our childhood has suffered accusations that it’s not good enough, it’s…


A Homemade Christmas

A homemade Christmas gift is extra special because it says you cared enough to invest your time and skill into it. It says, this…


Wrapped in Nature

Sweet and simple. Forego the glitter and glitz and get back to nature when wrapping your gifts this season. Wrap your gift with brown…


Jolly Saint Nick

Ho Ho Ho! Craft yourself a magical holiday with this simple, yet adorable, Santa wreath. Materials 12” white Styrofoam wreath form (rounded edges) 50…


Fresh Scent of Fall

Freshen the air in your home after a day of cooking or in preparation for holiday guests with ingredients you most likely have in…


Pump Up Your Locks

Pumpkin is everywhere this season, even in your hair! It’s full of potassium and vitamins A and C, making it an excellent conditioner for…


Place at the Table

I love the rustic look and feel of burlap. These placemats can be easily personalized for any occasion and are a cinch to make….