Recipes / 18.11.2014

It's been quite chilly lately so what's a better way to warm up than to make hot soup. Better yet, hot soup made in the crock pot, cooking all day filling your room with the sweet aroma of harvest-y scents. :) Ingredients: 1 1/2 butternut squash peeled and chopped into 1-2 inch pieces 1 box/carton (48 oz) low sodium chicken broth 1 onion chopped 1 tbsp garlic minced/chopped 1 apple cored and sliced 1 8 oz package cream cheese (or for a healthier option: 1 cup of plain non-fat greek yogurt) 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2...

DIY, Uncategorized / 27.10.2014

I had been looking for a wicker chair that wasn't too expensive for some time when I finally came upon this one while driving. It had missing wicker in a few small spots and the red color didn't quite fit in with my decor but it wasn't anything I couldn't take on. Here's the original wicker chair. Not terrible but certainly not great either. See the missing wicker? It took some brainstorming to figure out what I could use to replace the missing wicker pieces. My first thought was skewers but those...

Uncategorized / 23.10.2014

Well, it's officially Fall here in New England and has been for about a month now so I'm a little late in posting this but you'll have to forgive me; still trying to figure out this whole mom thing. :) Fall is probably my second favorite season following Summer. I love the changing colors on the trees; beautiful reds, yellows and oranges. I love how you can bring so many things from outdoors to decorate with; acorns, wheat, twigs, pinecones. Most of all, I love how it's the season...