The past couple of days have been fairly busy. Thursday, the carpet was laid. Smitty told you all about that. I left Thursday afternoon while they carpet installers were here and met up with fellow blogger Judy R. We had coffee at Starbucks and ...―
This morning I was awake around 4:00 a.m. While I wanted to go back to sleep, my brain was already winding up and thinking about the day ahead. ∙ Why yes, I do sleep with all my eye make-up on. Don't you? I mean, what would happen if ...―
Dis·mayz·ing /disˈmāziNG/ ∙ AdjectiveCausing great surprise or wonder; astonishing, while at the same time causing (someone) to feel consternation and distress.Startlingly impressive and depressing. ∙ I just...―
The floor guys are finished! I believe I can say for the first time ever--and, no doubt, the only time ever--that my floor is clean enough to eat off of. Although I'm not sure why you would want to when I have a perfectly good table...and ...―
The floor guys were here and gone in a couple of hours. I'm not sure what made the original guy think they could finish the job in one day. They couldn't. Today they filled, sanded, and sealed, and made a lot of noise. Tomorrow they will be ...―
So, it's nearly 11:00 a.m. and the floor guys are just now showing up. Oy. We're on contractor time, I guess. That would make it 11:00 a.m. CDT (Contractor Daylight Time). When this was originally scheduled, the guy told me they could have it ...―
Just now I sat down to take a break from my kitchen goings on. So far this morning I put the topping on my cheesecake, made an appetizer, baked some pita chips...hm, I guess that's it. Still many miles to travel before dinner is served. Still, ...―
It's been a morning of cooking for me so far. I'm taking a break to get off my feet for a little bit before I get back to work. Here's my Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cheesecake defying gravity as it bakes in the oven. ∙ The kids are coming up...―
Friday got off to a fabulous start. Sue and I met at the South Store Cafe where she treated me to breakfast for my birthday. She also gave me these cute little items she picked up on a recent trip to Bend. This cat bottle stopper with a bird on...―
The day started bright and early this morning. It is Mike's birthday, and so I got up and made him his favorite Eggs Benedict. Eggs Benedict is one of those dishes that uses lots of pots and pans, and, like a stir-fry, you'd better have ...―
Find my giveaway by clicking right here! ∙ We had a lovely evening last night at the Portland City Grill. The Portland City Grill is located in the US Bank Tower in downtown Portland. Here's an image of the building known affectionately ...―
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...
I was born curly and by the time I was a teenager I hated my hair so at 14 I got ...
A home-made mango and peach flavored frozen Greek yogurt topped with a quinoa and oat ...