Book Chat

Reading Log: May 2013

May was a busy month – the weather has been pretty nice and there’s been a lot going on, so I haven’t been reading quite as much.  But I did feel pretty accomplished when I finally finished two big books – (1) A Casual Vacancy took me MONTHS to finish (seriously… since October!  That’s 8… Continue reading Reading Log: May 2013

Chit Chat

City Sights: Napa Valley Wine Country Tour

To celebrate the long weekend, we headed to wine country.  Originally, we looked into renting a car and finding a hotel, or possibly a package deal through the wine train, but it all started to add up into much more than we wanted to spend.  A lot of hotels had a 3-night minimum for the… Continue reading City Sights: Napa Valley Wine Country Tour

Craft Chat

Project Pinterest: Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp

One of my new year’s resolutions was to cook more at home.  I only had three resolutions, so you wouldn’t think it would be too hard… but I haven’t cooked anything other than mac & cheese or eggs lately.  I’ve been looking for some easy dinner ideas on Pinterest, something that isn’t too complicated and… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp

Craft Chat

Blast From My Past: Asparagus and Kidney Beans

Nope, not a recipe… ha!  Instead, a stroll down memory lane… There must be something about spring weather that gives me the urge to purge.  I’ve been turning our closets inside out, crossing off neglected tasks that have been on my To-Do list for months, donating or throwing away anything unnecessary or unused.  But even… Continue reading Blast From My Past: Asparagus and Kidney Beans