The to-do list is a tool, age-old and one that is proven to work. With all of the options for a digital calendar (iCal, Google Calendar, Etc.) and digital lists (Evernote, Google, Notes) a handwritten to-do list may seem old hat. While I use iCal and Evernote, I still find it necessary to write down my day’s agenda in a ready to grab & go format. Scientists have proven that pen to paper note taking helps us distill information & make it memorable.Read More
Somehow, somewhere I was taught that the addition of an oriental rug added depth and richness to a room- and in between that somehow and somewhere, I fell in love with them. With real hand-knotted rugs, I understood the amazing work that goes into creating this art. They are as important as a well-loved bookcase or fine desk from your grandfather. They add richness to a room- even when it is a setting full of Ikea furniture. It creates an ambience, and there will never be two of the same. They are what I search for at tag sales, neighborhood yard sales and on ebay and Craig’s list.
Before you go to the table, wash your hands, coming in off the school bus, wash your hands. returning from shopping, wash your hands. Just get you and the family in the habit and keep the cold and flu contagions at bay.Read More
I’ve been cooking & baking & making foodstuffs for many years, for family, extended family, friends, clients, as new baby gifts, and as sympathy gifts. I cannot think of a better gift than homemade foods. As a cook, I can tell you that everything tastes so much better when it is made by someone else!Read More
Today I’m sharing my favorite garden resources!Read More