Summer Hiatus

Hey everyone! I’m  taking a little break and having a low-tech summer. More books, painting, crafty things, walks, naps… less computer and tv. I will be back in the fall and  hope to have some interesting projects and ideas to blog about. Hope you have a wonderful summer!



What a great idea; design and print your own custom fabrics!

Gloriosa Lilies

Gloriosa lilies have been a favorite of mine for years. This video gives you a behind-the-scenes peek into what the world of flower production is like, as well as some beautiful gloriosa specimens!

Nars Lip Gloss

Nars to launch lip gloss collections based on best-selling blush shades:

“If the beauty world has learned anything from Nars’ wildly popular Orgasm blush, it’s that peachy pink looks great on everyone, women love a tongue-in-cheek name, and one good shade has the ability to launch an entire franchise

From Full article here


This looks cool; search recipes by cuisine, diet, price, or specific tastes/ingredients.


I have a small back room that I’ve made into a walk-in closet, but it is not decorated yet. I want to do something creative and fun.  I like the way they used color in this bathroom.

Add a little glam

Cute stuff in this Etsy store!  They have lots of fun embellishments: Feathers and Frills