Monthly Archives: July 2014

White Swirls and Summer Colors on my Fingernails

I was ready for some bright summer colors again after my plain pale pink manicure.  I really love this combination of bright coral and mango with the darker green.  I stamped with white to soften them up a little, and to tie the … Continue reading

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Onion, Red Bell Pepper, and Feta Pizza

I saw this pizza recipe in the newspaper and since I love feta I decided to try it.  It tasted wonderful, especially the combination of raisins and feta, but the toppings fell off of the crust when we ate it.  … Continue reading

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Bubble Bath and Snowflakes on my Fingernails

Every so often I want a plain, natural, minimalist mani to offset the bright, colorful, in-your-face polish that I usually wear.  Of course, I should know by now that it’s impossible for me to do a plain manicure, no matter how much I might … Continue reading

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Drinking a Blackberry Shrub

I saw something about this on one of my favorite blogs and I wanted to try it.   And this summer we have a wild blackberry bush growing up inside one of our landscaping bushes, and since we didn’t get it out … Continue reading

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Experimenting With Water Marble on my Fingernails

I see lots of beautiful water marbles on the internet and I’ve been wanting to experiment with it for a long time.  I put it off because it’s difficult and messy, and now I know that it is even more difficult that I … Continue reading

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Goodbye Shoes and Dainty Flowers on my Fingernails

I finally broke down and bought the Nicole by OPI Goodbye Shoes that I have been drooling over every time I go to CVS.  And now I’m glad I did, it’s such a beautiful dusky grey-green color.  I painted all my nails with … Continue reading

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Bow Ties Mexicana

I love hearty cold salad recipes that I can make during the hot summer and avoid heating up the kitchen even more in the evening.  This one is especially good for this, and the flavors are different and delicious.  I cooked the beans … Continue reading

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