Posted in January 2013

Spiced Roasted Almonds

Spiced Roasted Almonds

Spiced Roasted Almonds Last week I convinced Mike that we needed to buy some almonds because they would be “the perfect healthy snack”. But then I remembered that I don’t really love plain almonds… they are just so bland! So I decided to spice up the plain almonds by adding chili powder and cinnamon and … Continue reading

Race Track Coasters

Race Track Coasters

Race Track Coasters I made these coasters as a Christmas present for Randy so that he would have some manly coasters for the garage. (He has a very big garage and he uses it as his “mancave”) These were my husband’s idea so they are “man approved” hahah. These coasters turned out really well and … Continue reading

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Michelle’s Favorites This Friday I am all about how to freshen up your home for the new year! Here are some great ideas on things you could DIY to add some new to the new year! Oversized Art from Beautiful Hello Blog Oversized Art – I have always loved oversized art and I have been … Continue reading

DIY Personalized Cell Phone Cover

DIY Personalized Cell Phone Cover

DIY Personalized Cell Phone Cover I make this one for my friend Maggie for Christmas, she has an iPhone 5 but you can easily make one of these for any phone. Maggie had been dreaming of the covers with bows on them for quite some time so that is what I decided to make her … Continue reading

Super Sweet Blogging Award

Super Sweet Blogging Award

Thank you to Mrs. & The Misc. for the nominating us for our second blog award, the “Super Sweet Blogging Award”!!! Here are our answers to the Super Sweet Blogging Award questions: 1. Cookies or cake? Melissa: Can I choose both…? 🙂 I guess if I had to make a choice right now I would … Continue reading

Zucchini Pasta & My New Favorite Kitchen Tool

Zucchini Pasta & My New Favorite Kitchen Tool

I first read about using a julienne peeler on OhSheGlows (an amazing vegan food blog) and I knew it was something I wanted to try. I purchased the OXO Good Grips Julienne Peeler for $11.99 from Cookworks (a specialty cooking store in Vancouver). These peelers can be a bit tricky to find, but they are … Continue reading

Friday Favorites – Happy New Year!

Friday Favorites – Happy New Year!

Michelle’s Favorites With the start of each new year I always feel the need to get organized. This goal is usually short lived and falls apart quickly since I am much more of a fly by the seat of my pants type than a real organized planner like Melissa. However I do feel like these … Continue reading