Category Archives: Life

A Sprinkling of Spring Flowers

 Here is a sprinkling of spring flowers from our front garden today. I’m just floating in on a breeze.. one toe

Behind the Scenes: A Blog Tour of My Writing

I was asked to join a writing blog tour, so this post is a departure from the norm. My food writing friend, Marlene

Gluten-Free + Vegan Triple Chocolate Protein Bars

It’s hard to take risks, sticking yourself out there can be nerve wracking. My kids and their friends are looking

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Let me apologize to anyone who tried to visit my blog these past few days. I bet you all thought I was busy redesigning

Bella’s Biscuits ~ Homemade Dog Treats

Magical dog-leash romps through frosted streets and princess crystal iced trees.. clear sailing ahead! Nothing

Walmart vs Safeway ~ Food Thrifting

I quickly popped into Williams Sonoma on a Saturday evening around 5:30 pm to pick up a bag of my favorite gluten free

Just a Smidgen ~ Smidge’s Favorites from Last Year!

In addition to the Top 10 viewed Crafts, DIY and Recipes, here are Smidge’s favorite much-loved posts from Just a

Welcome to Our Christmas Home

Welcome to our home.. living in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains means lots of snow both expected and

A Charming Christmas Wreath

  This Christmas wreath took me a week to make, our little “Tomboy”, Bella seems to have

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow       Between the crosses, row on

Bella the Beautiful

♥ We’d love for you to meet our newest addition to our family.. Bella came home Friday night and we are over the

It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!

“It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” has got to be one of my favorite movies. I love Linus’

An Autumn Evening – Lucy Maud Montgomery

Autumn is the such a brief but beautiful gift. I love this poem “An Autumn Evening” by Lucy Maud

Dressing Up Your Fall Entryway

Will you just look at this beauty I picked up at Blue Hydrangea in Inglewood? It is perfect for dressing up your fall