Monthly Archives: October 2013

Colorful Autumn Leaves on my Fingernails

I love the colors of Autumn, and since it’s finally gotten chilly here, I thought that I would give myself a fall manicure.  The leaf outlines are home-made decals that I made ahead because I knew that I probably wouldn’t be able … Continue reading

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Real Dried Flowers on my Fingernails

A while back I bought a whole bunch of stuff from the Born Pretty store, and one of the things that I bought were dried flowers.  I finally tried them out in a manicure, and I’m sorry to say that … Continue reading

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Oddly Attractive Flowers on my Fingernails

I wanted to try using a paper punch to create some home-made decals, but I didn’t have any idea about how to use them in nail art.  So I painted some Revlon Plum Attraction on a plastic sandwich bag, and when it had dried, … Continue reading

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Fall Flowers in my Garden

Here it is almost the middle of October and I still have flowers blooming in my garden, I love living here in central California!  Most surprising of all is a beautiful white Iris: Right next to the iris, my pink … Continue reading

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Turquoise and Brick Dots on my Fingernails

Sometimes I think that the simplest design is the best for nail art.  These were really easy to do, and I think that they turned out cute and I got several compliments on them.  And I really like how the … Continue reading

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My Spider Lily is Blooming

I love these flowers, they just appear out of nowhere in the fall like magic.  One day I will see a little shoot coming up, and before you know it, there are flowers blooming where there was nothing before.  And the shoots … Continue reading

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Spicy Peanut Chicken

Here is another recipe that I found in my old, forgotten cook book.  I modified it a little, of course, mainly substituting peanut powder for peanut butter.  And I also pretty much doubled the amounts of vegetables.  This came out really good … Continue reading

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