Instead of turning on my cooler and running up my electric bill, I usually open windows and turn on a floor fan to stir up a breeze. Even in hot weather this can be a great way to extend the cool air created overnight. I usually will enjoy the...
With an art degree & years of working in the interior design industry, I have a unique perspective on viewing abstract art. I help you break down the process with four questions to ask about the art.
How can you not love Jack! He's dapper, and smart, and exceedingly spooky. If you want to dress like him for Halloween, I've got some costume ideas to complete your ensemble.
Yummy, yummy! Pumpkin seeds are a good source or protein and they're tasty, too. These seeds are available all year-round so don't think fall and Thanksgiving is the only time you can use this recipe.
Having the right purple lipstick on hand can help you add drama and style for special occasion dressing. Your skin tone & the look you want to create will determine which deep purple color works best.
In 2005 I visited Scotland for the first time and I headed straight away to see if I could find Nessie. This is what I discovered.
Crop Circles are one of the more fascinating, unexplained phenomenon happening in our world today. I would love to witness one of these designs being created. How about you?
Riding the bus is a practical, cost-effective way to get around in most cities, but some folks aren't comfortable with the bus. Learn how to negotiate a bus trip like a pro & get where you need to go
Black pepper is my favorite spice. I got inspired one day to add it to the muffins I was making and ended up with a burst of taste and a bit of heat that I love! Here's more about what I did.
The Roswell UFO Festival, sometimes known as the Galaxy Festival, is a crazy, cool vacation event. It's bizarre, home grown & feels like a backyard get together. It's easy to make your own fun here!
I don't buy every book I want to read. I go to the library three or four times a month and checkout anywhere from two to six books at a time--I've learned to let the heavy, large books stay at the library and only carry the lightweight ones home (I...
They're exploring life to discover what direction they want to take their art and ideas. These gift ideas can help them gain further insight into who they are and what they want from the world.
Yum, yum, yum. Nothing better than a butter cookie to snack on. Here's an easy from scratch butter cookie recipe to get your baking off to a good start.
Coming up with special food gifts for friends an family doesn't get much easier than this simple recipe for spicy and sweet pecans.
It's easy and fast to do. I'll show you how and give you some tips for making them to perfection.
Don't miss this easy to make candied pecan recipe. It's sweet and gingery on the outside and nutty in the center. I love making this recipe for the week between Christmas and New Years.
Whether you've got a party planned or you just want to spoooook your neighbors kids, a haunted house can be a great Halloween tradition. The setup doesn't have to be big or financially draining.
I loved making cutout cookies as a child. This was a family favorite and a special time to play together baking and decorating cookies.
Here's a real treat that's easy to make and give as gifts-homemade Kahlua. I include several recipes using different liquors as the base and some gift giving ideas for your brew.
Reducing your refined white sugar intake is easy to accomplish with a few alternative products.
All it takes is a basic muffin recipe to start baking yummy treats or create savory additions for snack and meal time. I use this recipe all the time and love how easy it is to adjust for my needs.
Here's a my favorite quick recipe for making blueberry muffins from scratch. There's no milk in this recipe, and it's easy to substitute the blueberries with another favorite fruit with these directions.
Here's a brief look at color changing products, paints and technology in today's marketplace.
I've followed the Abraham-Hicks teachings for many years. Here's a series of diary entries I made at the point where manifesting began making sense to me. My understanding of LOA keeps growing.
Facing yourself can be a daunting experience. I've discovered that this particular method of addressing past, emotional pain is easy and effective. You can do this without anyone helping you.
From a basic hot chocolate recipe you can build a unique drink by adding & blending the flavors you love. What better way to improve your day than a cup of smooth, delicious chocolaty goodness?
Avocado is a favorite taste for me. I learned to love it as a child growing up in south Texas. It's really creamy & a little salt will bring out its flavor easily. I've got simple ways to serve it.
If you're remodeling or repairing your space, it's important to know whether your home has hidden lead-based products. While undisturbed lead is perfectly fine to live with, stirring it up isn't.
I love living in Albuquerque, NM, and I'm happy to show you the coolest spots to visit. Get rid of the guidebook and visit my list of places that locals love. This is the real Albuquerque.
The way you make a roux is important if you want people to remember your stews and gumbos as delicious. I spent years trying to learn to make roux like my grandmother but could never get there until..
Nothing better than a Saturday morning pancake fest with a seven year old. Making special pancakes is a great way to connect with your kiddos. Here are my secrets for an entertaining pancakebreakfast.