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From Ugly to Pretty: Our Laundry Room Remodel

Like I have mentioned before, when we moved into our home it was in need of some TLC and updating.  One of those rooms was the laundry room.  It’s a pretty small space (about 8′ x 9′), but a room nonetheless and with a sink, which made me happy. Here are a couple photos of our laundry… Continue reading From Ugly to Pretty: Our Laundry Room Remodel

Quotes & Pics

A Child’s Card…What a Mother is…

I was rummaging through an old photo box searching for photos of my Mom and Dad. On their wedding anniversary, birthdays, Mother’s and Father’s Day, each year, I scan a photo or two, and send an email to family, in remembering them on these special days. Both my parents are no longer alive, but with the… Continue reading A Child’s Card…What a Mother is…

Recipes

The Dilemma of the Black Noodle?

  Everyone knows of black beans. They have been tossed in salads, made into tacos, hamburgers and even camouflaged in chocolate brownies, but what do you make with black bean noodles? A few months ago I saw this new product at Trader Joe’s…a bag of Black Bean Rotini Pasta. Having absolutely no idea what I… Continue reading The Dilemma of the Black Noodle?