Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by: Jamie Ford In the opening pages of Jamie Ford’s stunning debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Henry Lee comes upon a crowd gathered outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle’s Japantown. It has been boarded up for decades, but now [...]

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Angel Biscuits

Generally, I have never had good luck in the home-made biscuit category.  Cue music – Rubber Biscuit from the Blues Brothers . I tried this recipe recently and even I couldn’t mess it up. These biscuits have the addition of yeast in the recipe which makes them light & fluffy, warm pillows of goodness!

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New Links

I have updated my Blog-roll with some new goodies.  Please take a peek at my new ‘friends’. Emily A.Clark is a home stylist with impeccable style.  I love the vision and clean look of her designs.  The neat part is that her designs are all realistic and do-able.  She creates spaces for real people to live [...]

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Candelier

I love dining by candlelight.  It just makes the meal more intimate and relaxed…even if you’re only having hot dogs.  When you’re able to enjoy that candlelight out under the stars it only gets better. This is a Candelier (Chandelier + Candles = Candelier) I made using just three inexpensive elements.

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Ikea Bud Vases

I went to Ikea last week.  It’s always a treasure hunt when you go there.  One of my favorite parts of the store is the the lower level – where they have all of the little goodies.  I put this bud vase set together on the super cheap.

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