With the change of another season comes a change in our indoor and outdoor décor, and fall is no exception. Cornstalks, pumpkins, gourds, mums…they beg for our attention at farmer’s markets, retail stores, and quaint apple farms. We buy in hopes that we will get into that ‘fall’ spirit by adding seasonal accents to our…… Continue reading Be inspired!
“The Sweet and Sour”: toasted white bread smeared with peanut butter and jelly, then topped with a layer of smooth soft creamy Velveeta- the undisputed king of all processed cheese products, and finished with a squirt of mustard and a swipe of mayonnaise. “When’s the last time you ate that,” I asked my Dad, incredulous. “Two weeks ago,” he…… Continue reading When’s the last time you ate that?
Why doesn’t ‘Generic John’ need makeup? Since I was a blossoming teen, I have been using makeup to ‘boost’ my beauty. When I was growing up in the 1980’s, women were bombarded with images of models boasting flowing locks, flawless makeup, and lean body types. Young teens like me desperately wanted to keep up, to be more than just a ‘Plain Jane’, and…… Continue reading ‘Generic John’ vs. ‘Plain Jane’
If you’re lucky enough to live by the beach, take a walk and gather some driftwood, and then get creative! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder – at least I think so. I have been gathering driftwood for months, maybe even years, and finally found a purpose for it other than storing it in a basket…… Continue reading Driftwood Art