Don't you hate awkward silences? God forbid, conversation runs so dry that all you can think to talk about is the weather! I live in England, it's rainy or overcast most of the time. Bringing that up just makes conversation as grey as the clouds. One of my dreams for the future is to … Continue reading Get From Awkward Silence to New Best Friend
Well it's Pancake Day in England. What a glorious day: a day dedicated to the delicious goodness of pancakes!! In actuality, there is history behind Pancake Day, and its official name is Shrove Tuesday. It's one of the Christian holidays, signifying the first day of Lent, 7 weeks before Easter. Lent is a season of … Continue reading Protein-Packed Pancake Day!
In the world of limitless diets and fads, the only thing I've found to be effective in de-bloating my belly, is cutting out carbs. I can drop half a stone in 2 days, if I focus on proteins and vegetables. But... now that I'm living in England again, I can't resist bread. It was easy … Continue reading Bloat Free Bread
Craft stores are magical places. They host keys to unleashing all sorts of creative treasures. I imagine tiny art creatures whispering ideas through the aisles of felt and beads, "Combine this with that; buy all these different parts to create this wonderful masterpiece." All creative souls find their haven in craft stores. When I lived … Continue reading The Magical Realm of Craft Stores
5000 of our schools closed with this latest snowfall. I was listening to Radio 2, as I worked in my café and they were talking about the Winter of 1963. It was a winter where 20 feet of snow fell. Now this winter, I've seen the deepest snow that I've ever seen with my own eyes. … Continue reading Winter
Have you been ignoring those dated jeans at the back of your wardrobe that just don't fit, awkwardly flare, or are baggy at the knees? Why not fix them? I had one pair of jeans out of the many that I actually liked, and therefore wore all the time. Sadly, they were showing their wear. … Continue reading DIY SKINNY JEANS