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DIY Birdhouse Candy Dish

There’s isn’t enough crafting going on in my house. The fact is that although the kids and I enjoy making things, that usually falls closer to priority ‘z’ in our lives. Frankly, it’s hard to decide to craft when the dishwasher is begging to be loaded and the vacuum needs a good running and have …

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Polishing the Silver

When I surveyed the stuffed closet in my son’s room, which used to be my office and before that was my dining room, the heavy cherry silver chest stared back at me. It’s been with me for most of my life. The closet is filled with shelves of family heirlooms and storage totes of old …

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My 2010 Food/Life Goals

On December 31, my mother eagerly asked what resolutions I was going to make for 2010. Honestly, I hadn’t even thought about it yet. Sure, it was New Year’s Eve, but I just wasn’t ready to resolve anything yet. I didn’t really give her an answer. Now, it’s January 15. Whew. I guess I am …

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