Hitch’ n Post

My parents are extremely creative, artistically gifted people. So when I generate stick figuresque drawings and my highschool woodworking “make a box” assignment was a crumpled mess that I glued together, one can only think that I’m adopted. The Do It Yourself Du Jour is a Hitching Post. For those of you unfarmiliar a hitching post is…

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Una Momento

My friend Jen was out on the town with her hubby this week and they are designated foodies. The thing I love is after one of their date days they usually have great suggestions on new places to check out in the city and what’s best to order there. Here’s their take on Una Pizzeria …….

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Country Charmer

In celebration of Stampede I found the cutest wine charms that I just had to share. I came across these in Shay’s Tack and Feed , they come in a package of eight and the charms consist of spurs, saddles, cowboy hats and pistols. They can be ordered from Side Saddles catalog by calling 1-888-726-9447. To add…

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Summer Sweet

For Sunday dinner I decided to make a heavy yet delicious menu of mushroom risotto, dilled beets and Guinness and Port beef short-ribs. Not your classic summer meal but lucky the rain set in so it made it all the more cozy. However I didn’t want to pair a decadent rich dessert with all that…

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Cross Country

Sometimes it’s easy to forget what’s in your backyard. We all dream of doing activities in exotic locations at infamous spots. This weekend we decided a hike was in order at the Cross Conservation Area. It’s literally five minutes from the house and has over 4800 acres of natural area for day use. The Cross…

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Lime Wire

Hot days in the city… While Aviatrix was out on one of her famous deal sprees she found these bold lime shorts at Value Village and used as a template for this cute casual outfit to beat the heat. “I’m wearing green shorts from my local Value Village, Black Patent Michael Kors wedges, Crisp White…

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