biscuits + berries

Made gluten-free buttermilk biscuits for me and about 12-13 of my invisible friends over the weekend. Just now getting around to finishing them off, actually. The first thing I did was get a recipe online here…then I just switched out the regular flour for GF flour. It wasn’t until I got home from the store…

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rose buds + vanilla

Hello, Weekend! Hello, Summer! Hello, Beautiful! Right to it then…I stumbled on this Vera Wang Embrace Rose Buds and Vanilla Eau De Toilette pretty randomly and it was such a surprise I’d thought I’d share a my little, uh, review-aye-poo. Rose and vanilla happen to be two of my favorite scents. I’m a snob about…

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branching out

A large branch fell into my backyard last night. We’re having a lot of rain, remnants of tropical storm so and so. Even though I was still in my pajamas, I decided the branch was not too large for me to drag out to the edge of the yard and heave over the chain link…

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bloom

I’ve never been great with plants. That’s what I tell myself, anyway. Last weekend I went ahead and got three separate potted plants and much to my surprise they are thriving. I bought a rose bush, impatiens and some other mix of purple and white flowers. It was a bit daunting for me to choose…

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lazy season lament

June and July at the day job are very slow months. The attitudes are also a bit more relaxed because we know the uptick in work won’t start until August. So, we goof around a little more, linger a little longer at the group birthday parties (cake!), talk about our weekend plans and wonder Why…

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