Taste the rainbow
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Monday, December 16, 2013
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Sweater:: Old Navy
Shirt:: Eddie Bauer
Scarf:: street vendor in NYC
Tights:: Donna Karen @Costco
Boots:: BP Nordstorm
Find out what other ladies wore this Sunday at Fine Linen and Purple
In my quest to find matchy nail colors…I've found the perfect Starbucks red Julep's Claudette.
Currently I'm reading an inspiring book on Saint Therese of Lisieux by Heather King
When I asked F.W. to take my picture for this post I found over a dozen photos like this on my phone. haha
Monday, November 25, 2013
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
I got Jessica Seinfeld's new cookbook form the library. The Can't Cook Book is loaded with great recipes. It has lots of direction for people who are terrified of their kitchen...Think Carrie from Sex & the City. This cookbook has only a handful of baking recipes. One of the recipes is for Oatmeal, Maple & Raisin Cookies. I am a sucker for anything maple.
These Maple Oatmeal cookies are super yummy! I didn't add raisins because that's how I roll. Both the Hubby & F.W. thought the cookies tasted like oatmeal snicker doodles. You couldn't taste the maple because the cinnamon is so overpowering.
Monday, November 4, 2013
This weekend I went to the Queen Bee Market in Oceanside with my sister.
Junk Art Gypsyz makes great signs. I got this one to hang over our fire place.
I feel in love with Flea Market Sunday. They use vintage maps to make really cool wall hangings. I am already regretting I didn't get the square vintage map of San Diego.
Award for cutest nativity set goes to Creme De La Gems
I didn't purchase this but I love it.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Tarte Lipsurgence has a great minty taste and it is natural. Bite is a high pigment lip pencil that lasts the longest. It is a smaller pencil so it is easier to apply to thin lips. I like Bite in Rhubarb.
|Revlon in Sultry|
Revlon is great because you just twist to sharpen.
It isn't matte but I really love Flower sheer lip tint in Airy Orchid. I am sure Flower Beauty will have a matte lip tint soon.
I am wearing Revlon MatteBalm in Standout
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
Did I love this book? No...Did I like this book? SureThe reason I read Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine is 1) The main character is named Fin. 2) The novel takes place in NYC in the 1960s. Lady is Fin's older half sister, she becomes his guardian. I thought this novel could have been a short story. The story went around and around in a circle and didn't really pick up until page 183. Then I eagerly zoomed to the end or the fin of the book.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
This Sunday I got to wear boots for the 1st time this season, hooray for Fall.
This whole get up is Target
except the boots: BP at Nordstorm
What are the ladies at Fine Linen and Purple wearing this Sunday?? Do yourself a favor and check it out HERE.
Nails: OPI You don't know Jacques!
I kind of forgot about this color, I haven't worn it all year. I think it is the perfect neutral for Autumn.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Making the topping I just used my hands to mix it.
|Bread with crumble top before going in the oven.|
Every time I go to Starbucks I am tempted by their little square of pumpkin bread. I love Starbucks' pumpkin bread because it has no nuts or chocolate chips. I also like the little pumpkin seeds on top. Today I stopped myself from buying their pumpkin bread because when you think about it a can of pure pumpkin is cheaper than a slice of Starbucks pumpkin bread.recipe I liked because it used brown sugar and vanilla.
Monday, September 30, 2013
This bread is wonderful! It is really chocolaty. It was a nice change from cake.
I recommend eating it warm with a scope of vanilla ice cream. Per my usual I forgot to take a picture until after everyone had finished dessert.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Monday, September 16, 2013
Someday, Someday, Maybe is Lauren Graham's (who played Lorelei Gilmore) first novel. If you like the TV show Gilmore Girls you will most likely enjoy Someday, Someday, Maybe. It is about a 20 something actress, Franny. It is 1995 in NYC Franny Banks is trying to make it into movies, Broadway, TV, commercials- really she'll take any acting job. I liked the quick witted dialogue. However this book gave me anxiety because of the main character's constant self doubt and her terrible audition dreams. I decided not to finish reading this because I found the energy of the book a little exhausting.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Thursday, August 29, 2013
I love Summer but I am looking forward to Fall.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
These strawberry cupcakes have a little surprise in the center.
This is the second time I used the book Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery. I really love the book's frosting recipes. Their frosting is simple and you don't have a ton of left over frosting.
You add 1/2 cup fresh pureed strawberries to these cupcakes.
This recipe calls for mixing everything in a food processor. I don't have a food processor so I used my mixer and I think I over mixed the ingredients.
2:: scoop out hole
3:: fill hole with room temperature jam