Preserved Lemons

It’s winter and citrus is in season – I’ve always thought it odd that such a ‘sunny’ fruit is freshest when it’s cold out. Last weekend was the Annual Kumquat Festival. I missed it because it was unseasonably cold, and I’m a thin-blooded Floridian! But today, I’m back in the kitchen,… Earlier this week I’d […] Read more…

Float Frame

Hi there, I’ve been spending so much time in the kitchen I thought I’d do something completely different. Remember way back when, when I was redecorating the master bedroom, well I’m still not done. Mainly because I’m afraid I’ll run out of rooms to work on…there’s always the pool bath. I always forget about that […] Read more…

Up-Cycled Leaded Glass Window

Once again, here I am recounting the steps to my bedroom redo. This was a fun one. I love weird projects (surprise!). Now that the room’s painted I need something on that massive wall next to the armoire. I was thinking about a big mirror – because on the opposite wall is a big window. […] Read more…

The Tilted Teacup – Brooksville, FL

Several weeks ago one of my dear friends went off on a month long adventure to Asia…so jealous! Before she left we spent an afternoon lunching and visiting as girlfriends do. She’d told me about a new little place to try in downtown Brooksville called The Tilted Teacup. Yes, it’s a teahouse. I love these […] Read more…

DIY Yogurt

I am a fan of yogurt. Surprise! Yes, my Mom started this love affair when I was very young. She had one of these Salton yogurt makers. We’d wait for that tangy custardy stuff not knowing that if we’d breathe a word of it at school we’d be laughed out of the lunchroom. “You eat […] Read more…

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