My Bubba Gump Moment

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“Shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There’s, um, shrimp kebabs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo, pan fried, deep fried, stir fried. There’s pineapple shrimp and lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp […]

So Ya Wanna Be a Blogger?

Bloggy Boot Camp

Bloggy Boot Camp- CHICAGO {part one} Allow me to set the scene for you. It’s late August in a Chicago, IL suburb- August 19th, 2011 to be exact when 3 giggly, goofy, girlie girls with blogs get together for a quick weekend of blogging fun. Temperature is in the high 80’s with a moderate chance of rain. Umbrellas have […]

Too Many Aprons?

Accessories Aprons

Today, I’ll be sharing with you one of my many collections. I “collect” a lot of things….. Cake stands….. Serving platters….. Stationery….. Ribbon…… Stationery with ribbon…… Notepads…… Notepads with magnets…..  Antique milk bottles…… Antique Atlas glass…… Antique anything….. Shoes….. Handbags….Headbands…..  Whoa, those are just flying out of my brain. I better stop. I think you […]

Watermelon-Lemonade Spritzer Recipe

Watermelon Lemonade

Sometimes, you look back at your blog and notice just how much you had no idea what you were doing when you first began blogging. Or, worse, you come across posts featured on websites, photographs circulating on Pinterest and you just want to hide your head in shame. Here’s an excerpt from a post I’m […]