I sold my house in December 2017. One of the things I was sorry to leave was my backyard and beautiful deck shaded by a big maple tree. Fortunately, I found a townhouse with a super patio that backs on to a forested area. I recently had the natural gas line hooked up for my … Continue reading A Refreshing Summer Cooler – Not Too Sweet! by Black Fly
I have gradually become a fan of leggings. At first, I was happy with black and brown ones. Then I added a couple of patterned ones. Of course, the fabric store had some gorgeous knits that were crying out to be leggings. I wanted quick and easy sewing patterns. I subscribe to Ottobre design so … Continue reading Quick and Easy Sewing Patterns from Ottobre Design Woman
I love eggs! Boiled, fried, poached, benetict-ed, you name it. Eggs are awesome and if you treat them gently you can make some delicious meals. One of my favorites is scrambled eggs. I saw a program recently where they talked about the different ways two celebrity chefs made their scrambled eggs. Each chef had … Continue reading Cheesy Scrambled Eggs You and Your Kids Will Love!
In December I moved into my new place (Downsizing: I did it ...so can you). Since then I have planned some improvements. I painted the upstairs but due to the rule that Gillie does not do ladders unsupervised (vertigo), I had a painter do the stairwell and downstairs. While I was preparing for her I … Continue reading Easy Fireplace Mantle Upgrade – Blah to Beautiful!
I had a real empty nest. Both my boys moved out and my husband and I divorced. It was just me and my zoo in a big house; a house that needed cleaning and heating. Time to make a change. Downsizing time! My house, including the garage, was over 2800 sq ft. My new place … Continue reading Downsizing. I did it…so can you!