Link Your Halloween Recipes!

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a link-up, and they’re always so much fun! However, I wanted to do something a bit different this time. You see, I need your help! With all the noise I’ve been making about Halloween, I finally decided to do it. I’m throwing a Halloween party! There…

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The Minimalist Closet: An Intro

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‚ This is my closet. You’ve seen this pic a few times, especially after I decided to keep only my natural fibre or sustainable clothing options. I’ve decided to start a new experiment series regarding the minimalist wardrobe. I browse the internet… A LOT. I’ve noticed that minimalism and the capsule wardrobe have…

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Tomato Soup

Originally posted on The Ephemeral Bee:
I am still harvesting tomatoes from my garden on an almost daily bases, and my countertops are overcrowded by bowls filled with fresh tomatoes just waiting to be devoured. ย Now that the weather has turned, and our days are gradually becoming cooler, it seemed like the ideal time to…

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Birthdays are for….

…CELEBRATING! Birthdays are for celebrating!! It’s a BIG one this year and I wanna party like I’m not old yet! (or not old soon either) ๐Ÿ˜€ Which is why I’ve decided to celebrate as much as possible for the entire week. Yeah, you heard me…how often does the decade-o-meter flip over?!? So let’s do this……

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve

Greetings my fellow earthlings ๐Ÿ™‚ Today, finally – I’m on time! I’m not sure where I found this book. Honestly, I’ve been dragging it around with me for the past decade and I never cracked the spine. Now I have, it feels good & I can pass this book along to someone else who might…

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Fun Halloween Must-Haves!

I love Halloween! While we’re not in a country that really goes all out on Halloween stuff, we love to browse the online stores and daydream about all the cool stuff we would love to put up around here to have some fun or really freak out the neighbors. I keep fantasizing that I will…

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Random Factoids 28.09.2017

‘A broken clock is right two times, every day.’ *Source I like that, it means some of these facts might be right too! ๐Ÿ˜‰ LOL -Mliae

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Hot Hot Mustard

Originally posted on brownies and beer:
My husband had a craving for habanero mustard. He remembers traveling when he was younger, and this one stop selling the best Habanero mustard he has ever had. I took his craving for a challenge, and I think I came up with a good recipe! He certainly has gone…

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Waiting for My Mall Box Package!

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‚ As the gift giving season is fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to review a new service I stumbled upon. I can’t review it yet, because I have not had my package sent. But I did want to let you know about My Mall Box and walk you…

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Requiem For a Sweater

My old friend. How happy I was to pull you from the wardrobe today. It was my horror to find a hole in the front of you. We discussed sweater surgery, but you were beyond repair. So it was my sad news to have to throw you in the refuse. I will miss you my…

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Is it just me, or do you currently dread reading the daily news too?

Hello there sunshine-y people ๐Ÿ™‚ I am generally a pretty happy person. I’m slow in the mornings, but I have a routine that helps me get both eyes open. I wake up, stumble into the kitchen for coffee (which my hubby lovingly has ready and waiting…Love that guy!) I sit at the table and sip…

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Oh Yeah, We Got It Too….

Hi all ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m here, I’m here! So sorry its been a few days. I usually post every other day and didn’t want you wondering if I’d fallen off the planet. I know that I am late on my Recycled Book Reading Challenge too. We got the crud. BIG TIME! Whatever kind of virus it…

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Random Factoids 28.08.2017

‘There are over 20 000 species of edible plants in the world. However, just 20 species provide 90% of human food.’ *Source Hmmm…food for thought. Literally! I wonder if these other 19 980 species of edible plant would help to solve the worlds food crisis as opposed to lab made frankenfood. Thoughts? -Mliae

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Fried Okra…

Originally posted on Camellia's Cottage:
Fried Okra! This Southern Favorite has been around as long as anyone can remember and without exception isย remembered fondly! So fondly that one friend named her precious little Dog, Okra. I’ve been told that a man who had a particular fondness for Okraย named his two daughters Okra and Hibiscus!…

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Amazon, WTF?! #weird

Good day ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you are all well! Most of us have a habit of scrolling through the internet when we get a bit bored. My weakness is online shopping. Not just because I love to torture myself with all the beautiful things I cannot have, but because I have a true interest in…

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What Makes an Old House a Historic Home? Guestpost by Gary Ashton

I am very pleased to introduce you to Gary Ashton. He is the CEO and owner of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage in Nashville, Tennessee and I am thrilled that he was willing to share some of his expertise with us! As many of you know, I myself purchased an aging home…

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Spontaneous Stop-off Results in Serious Smiles

Greetings ๐Ÿ™‚ Ever have those days when your spontaneity results in something super?? I did! I was really happy about it too because many times, my spontaneous shifts from schedule don’t exactly make everyone around me happy. So here we are, driving through the country-side and I spot an old building with a museum placard…

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The Wedding!

We did it! Tying the knot was one of the best experiences of my life. It was absolute chaos. Especially trying to put together a destination wedding in another country. It was wonderful, different, Lovely! We had the wedding in Cherokee, NC. It was an outdoor ceremony in a gorgeous spot by a waterfall that…

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The Wedding Photos are Here!!

I’ve been waiting until we got all the photos from people (and the photographers) to start posting about the wedding. Unfortunately, it has taken forever. Well, not too big of a surprise actually, considering international postal times. Anyway, they are here! WOOOHOOO!! So keep an eye out because in the next day or 2, I…

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Married Life Faux-Pas #1 (Of many…)

When you feel the iron pull and your heart drops a little. I did this. Just now. Playing happy home-maker for the weekend, this stoopid chic decided to do a months worth of ironing in one go. This was my first item. Then I decided maybe a break was best, since the iron got so…

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