The other day a friend of mine was telling me she recently had company over and needed to make dinner for everyone that was there. To her relief, she just happened to have everything she needed to make minestrone soup and didn’t have to leave her company to go to the store. This got me […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one necessary ingredient? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I […]
We live in a time where clutter seems to be free to reign in our lives. We accumulate “stuff” and are often too afraid to get rid of it that we hold onto it for way longer than is necessary. Can you relate? I totally get it! It is difficult to get rid of things, especially if we think it’s something we are going to need again further down the road. Or we may hold onto it for sentimental reasons or just because we are too afraid of what it would mean to throw away.
What is your typical work day like? Is it one where you are rather productive and get a lot done or one in which you constantly miss deadlines? Do you walk in and begin to work on tasks in any random order or do you know exactly where you want to begin? Do you have a certain checklist that you do every morning before anything else and then when that is finished not know where to go next? Or do you have so much to do that you don’t even know where to begin?
If you’re anything like me, you always mean to be ahead of the game for New Year’s Eve, the kickoff to Football season, your child’s birthday party, or some other kind of event you want to host. And then suddenly the day sneaks up on you and you are nowhere prepared!
My husband and I recently moved into a new place that we really love. It’s a 2-flat and we are renting the bottom floor. We have a very nice area in the back for grilling and for bonfires, something we didn’t have in our last apartment. We also have much closer access to the […]