If you are from Chicago you know giardiniera. We put it on Italian beef sandwiches, brats, sausages, French dips, pastas, pizzas and use it to spice up fish. I even put it in our eggs in the morning. It is the one stop, spicy shop condiment. If you don’t live in Chicago you may have(…)
In the wise words of Roger Murtaugh, “I’m too old for this shit!”. (I originally wrote this in 2013 and unfortunately, it is still true today.) We are too old to be bitter, jealous, backstabbing and cruel to our fellow females. This is coming from someone who went as far as tattooing, “true friends(…)
Coffee is my life source. I am an empty, personality-less skin suit without my morning coffee. I will never belittle your relationship with coffee. I am merely here to help you regulate the amount of waste that comes with that deep, deep love. Keurig Talk: In 2014 there were enough K-Cups sold to encircle the globe at(…)
Yea, yea so I am a lot late on the painted wooden spoon train but at least I finally arrived. Not a lot of thinking to do with this one. I am currently obsessed with this color green so even less thinking to do.
From the trash can to the centerpiece…A spaghetti jar, an old candle container and discarded vase are given new life with a little paint, a bit of glitter and some cheap broken earrings. Pour a little paint into the jars and rolled it around to cover the inside. Once the paint dried I applied Mod(…)
Last night was the first Crafty Beaver event we have hosted in months and it was perfect. The attendees were small in numbers but it really gave me a chance to spend some quality time with my ladies. All in all it was a fantastic event. I found a few great blogs on how to(…)
Adventures in basement hunting. I love our creepy old basement because I always find something awesome down there. Our landlord is in poor health and so she has not been inside our building in over ten years, if things need fixing we just do it ourselves. When I moved in over three years ago I(…)
With three people living in our apartment space is an issue. Scratch that. I am the issue. I am an organized clutter minimalist, if that even makes sense. Sure I may own a lot of things, but not really. Our apartment seems cluttered even though it looks rather empty. Don’t get me wrong I love the(…)