Accessory Crush of the Week~ Designs by Shelagh

I love western inspired jewellery, from the colors of the gemstones to the intricate leather tooling and silversmith work. I also believe western ladies are some of the most well clad sportsman I have ever seen. Forget Serena Williams, try jumping on a horse and riding full tilt all the while being decked out in…

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Of Witches and Warlocks

Halloween can be such a fun time, whether you are finding a cute costume for your kids or brainstorming a zany idea for an adult get-together. As much fun as all this can be, the costs to prepare and piece everything together can add up, leaving you later with a bad wig and some shoe covers…

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Super Pumpkin

Pumpkins are considered a superfood, the flesh and seeds can improve kidney, prostrate and bladder function, protect against cancer, lower cholesterol and help with depression. The seeds are dense in minerals such as zinc as well as the amino acid tryptophan. My granola mix usually calls for (pepita) pumpkin seeds so Halloween is a perfect…

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Cabin Fever

The weekend took an unexpected turn of events. I was supposed to start my sheep hunt but after putting my back out earlier in the week my orders were to stay at home and let it recuperate. That has gone over like a lead balloon and now at 8:00 am I am already plotting my…

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Accessory Crush of the Week~ Countrified Pride Designs

I’m excited to introduce this week’s accessory crush Countrified Pride Designs, specializing in handcrafted jewelery with a hint of southern charm. Creator Kayla Vernon has been playing with beads since she can remember and although she has tried various art forms always came back to her love of jewelery making.  CPD specializes in semi-precious stones and…

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Espresso Brownies

I have an addiction to coffee. The thought of the smell of it percolating into my bedroom on its scheduled brew every morning makes me smile thinking about it the night before. G2 mentioned a month ago that maybe we should cut caffeine out of our lives including coffee. My reaction garnered a facial expression…

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