Iced Coffee

Condensed Milk Iced Coffee INGREDIENTS: 4 cups of very strong coffee, hot ¼ cup condensed milk (more or less, depending how sweet you like it)  6 cardamom pots, optional 2 cups whole milk In a serving pitcher, add the hot coffee and mix in the condensed milk. Add the cardamom seeds and let the coffee…

Warm, Sunny and Allergies on the Rise…

Today’s high is predicted to reach 78!  A nice breeze is blowing, lawn mowers roaring, children playing outside, dogs barking, me – sinuses stopped up, coughing, throat feels like sandpaper from coughing and the after effect of sinuses stopped up, head aching… I do love spring, and the flowers, and the sunshine.  But oh how…

How to make you and a room smile

Nothing brightens, cheers bring a smile to a room or my face like flowers.  Whether faux, store bought or fresh.  Not to mention the joy of color-especially during this time of the year, winter when some are desperately seeking color – me included or there is snow on the ground and your flowers are still…

Decorating DIYs For Beginners

Not everybody can look at a wall, bookshelf, cabinet, table, particular room and say, I have the perfect idea  in mind or look at an object in a shop/department store/garage sale and say Yes! I know exactly what I am going to do with you!  I hope these few DIY ideas will give you inspiration…

Eating Dinner Together At The Table As A Family

I would like to reflect on the thought of eating dinner as a family at the table.  Have we forgotten?  Is it too inconvenient?  Unnecessary?  Growing up we were never allowed to eat in the living room or bedroom.  We sat down at the table.   My mom never asked what did we want for dinner.  We ate whatever…

Thank You WordPress Support Team

First of all, I can not thank or say enough wonderful things about the WordPress support team.  Last night I was checking my blog and somehow my post from earlier that day was deleted.  The title was there but content gone. I was so upset, frustrated, discouraged you name it I was feeling it.  This…

Could Cleaning Be Considered Therapy?

This past weekend, we took out all the kitchen cabinets and sink!  As of now, the only thing left is the fridge and stove.  Talk about a reality check-how do I wash up dishes or more importantly how do I cook!  I have a make do set up in the living room which is semi-working??? I…