Sunday, April 27, 2008


With my thirty......cough ...5th birthday coming up in 2 weeks I thought I would post alittle something featuring women born the same year as moi.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

~Artof Letter Writting

The Letters You Keep
Tell us about a letter you've kept and you could win a Crane Stationery wardrobe valued at $500.
Some letters are destined to be saved and savored for years. For more than 200 years, Crane has provided canvases for the words that mean the most.
To celebrate the tradition of letter writing, we welcome you to share a treasured letter that you've received and kept. One winner will be awarded a Crane stationery wardrobe for all of his or her correspondence needs, valued at $500. Crane will award $250 worth of Crane stationery to three runners up. Contest ends May 1st. The winner will also receive a copy of Crane’s Blue Book of Stationery as well as signed copies of books by our esteemed guest judges Letitia Baldrige and Samara O’Shea.
Note: Please do not send us the actual letter at this time. Should your entry be chosen as a finalist, Crane will contact you via e-mail and arrange to receive a copy of the correspondence you describe.

Sunday, April 20, 2008


My Friend Jennifer is making these sweet little dolls & selling them on Etsy. Check them out :)

~Cute Cake Topper

Inspired by vintage wedding cake toppers on Etsy. So cute from seller MissAvocado.

Friday, April 18, 2008

~Yummy Face

Chocolate Face Mask Recipe


1/3 cup cocoa
1/4 cup of honey
2 tablespoons of heavy cream (sour cream will work as well)
3 teaspoons of oatmeal powder

Mix all the ingredient until the mass in consistent. Apply on the face, gently massaging it so that oatmeal can start exfoliating the dead skin cell layer. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse off with luke warm water.

In case you are wondering, there is a reason oatmeal and honey are added to this mix. Similar to its use in body scrub recipes, oatmeal it is recommended for sensitive skin, but can be used in preparation of facial masks for any skin type, as well as for preparation of facial exfoliants as it is gentle on the skin, yet highly powerful.

Honey on the other hand, is a great anti-bacterial agent, deeply cleanses your skin and opens up clogged pores. Now that you know all these benefits of chocolate, not only can you be guilt free while eating it, you can prepare an excellent chocolate face mask recipe and aid to your skin's youthful look and nourishment.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

~Audrey & Cake

- "Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me." ~Audrey Hepburn

Sunday, April 6, 2008

~Healthy eating on the go

Nutrition 4-1-1
Want to know how many calories are in that McDonald’s Big Mac or Starbuck’s Caramel Macchiato before ordering? Next time you’re standing in line at your favorite chain restaurant, use your cell phone to text “diet1” with the name of the restaurant and menu item. Within seconds,’s Nutrition on the Go service will send you a reply listing the calories, total fat, carbohydrate, and protein in the requested food. Then you can decide if your midday snack is worth the calories BEFORE chowing down!