Saturday, June 23, 2012

Scallop Dinner

I bought some scallops from Farmers Market a couple weeks ago.  I've always been intimidated with cooking scallops.  My sister told me a while back that they're super easy to prepare so she never orders it at restaurants anymore.  Prompted by my sister's claim, I gave it a go.  The vendor told me no more than 4 mins total, 2 mins on each side.  He suggested cooking in the pan with butter and white wine.  I added an orange glaze I made with orange juice.  It was yummy.

Sauteed mushrooms with just a little bit of olive oil and oyster sauce for flavor.

Brussels sprouts were microwaved for 2 1/2 mins covered with a little water and balsamic vinegar.
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Sunday, June 10, 2012


I don't generally post about my little girl since this blog is suppose to about my crafting.  However, I DID make her!  She's made appearances here as my model.  She's been working in the biz now for about 2 years.  Her most recent is this week's Target know the ad in the Sunday paper.  She can be found on pg 2 (the one in the purple).  She shot this back in March at Zuma Beach.  She recent shot another ad with them a few weeks ago in LA at a private home.  I'm assuming it will be out sometime in July, but they didn't give us a firm date.

I love Target and shop there nearly every week.  While in store this week, I found this awesome fedora for only $3.88.  Now, you just can't beat that. 

I took a picture of myself to see how it looks on and I'm thrilled at how flattering it is.  I'll be sporting this hat all summer long : )

Hawaiian Shirt

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Friday, June 1, 2012


Here's my humble attempt at gardening.  I've got this container of herbs with stuff I usually cook with.  I bought these at Farmer's Market a couple weekends ago.  Then I picked up this wine box from Costco, drilled holes in the bottom and planted.  Since I won't be doing a drip system, I just have to remember to put ice out for them every day which will be kinda the same.
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