Monthly Archives: August 2013

pinterest project month: halloween paper flowers

Is it me or did this work week take a while? Maybe it was the anticipation of the long weekend…or maybe it’s because I crammed a lot into this week! Either way, I’m glad for a break and thought I’d … Continue reading

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phoenix summit challenge: training day six

A couple of weeks ago, my hiking partner and I finally embarked on our first South Mountain hike. I think I worked myself up a little too much over this mountain range. I kept hearing how hard South Mountain is, … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: watercolor with glue and salt

Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone’s week is going well. For those of you who have kids or are around kids or heck, even remember being kids, you know it’s back-to-school time.  So for me, that means it’s finally time to … Continue reading

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The City of Angels

As promised, here are some of the photos from my recent trip to Los Angeles, California.  I had an amazing time visiting my friend, Dylan! He took me to some incredible vegan restaurants, and I got to meet his friends, … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: creating a halloween topiary

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great week.  I know mine flew right on by, and that’s the way I like it! Give me a weekend any time.  Last weekend I went to LA to visit a dear friend, … Continue reading

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phoenix summit challenge training day five

Over the weekend, my hiking buddy and I registered for the Phoenix Summit Challenge we’ve been training for! The Seven Summit Challenge sold out in half an hour this year, so I was pretty stoked that we got in. But … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: August 2013

It’s about that time of year when everything gets a little fried around here.  And I’m not just talking about the residents.  Phoenix in July is brutal with monsoon season making everything extra hot and sticky, and August doesn’t bring … Continue reading

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Veg head: fresh pesto recipe

One of the things I can count on to grow out of control in the garden every summer without fail is basil. I made the mistake of growing two varieties last year and couldn’t keep up with them! Everything else … Continue reading

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Veg Head: asian quinoa salad recipe

Hey there! I hope everyone is having a great Sunday so far.  I’ve been busy busy today hiking, grocery shopping and making nummy food.  Yesterday was a pretty busy day too, getting yard work done and having date night with … Continue reading

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