I just finished reading Tom Sawyer, it was... good. I have to say, taking a class on Mark Twain has slightly disillusioned me towards his works. Huckleberry Finn is supposed to be one of his crowning works. I will be starting it this week, I hope the underlying message isn't as pessimistic as Tom. Or perhaps I just need to throw my teacher's interpretation out the window.
Texas is among the seven states we are considering for relocation. From what I understand of Texas summers a pool is almost a necessity. My favorite pools are simple, I love the ones that almost look like a part of the yard. Villa pool New York pool
I tried this recipe of my Aunt's this week, it was really good and not quite as rich as regular Alfredo. Plus it is easy.
1 cup of room temperature unsalted butter
8 oz. of freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 pound pasta
Beat the butter and cheese together in a bowl until creamy. Cook pasta in a large pot of salted water, cook pasta until aldente. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water. Drain the pasta and return pasta to the pot. Toss pasta with 1/2 teaspoon of salt, the cheese mixture and pasta water. Top with more cheese if desired.
I think I am almost ready to go short again. It has been a much harder decision this time around. I am not sure why, historically my hair has usually been short.
I am sticking with the bob, I love my long bob and I have always loved the short bob. They are easy but still stylish. The question is what to do about bangs, serious bangs, semi-serious bangs or side swipe bangs. Ironic, isn't it, that after more than a year of growing out my last bangs I am ready to go back.
P.S. do you love that they are all Katie Holmes? Nobody does it better...
I saw these marshmallows on Chik N' Pastry and I must say they have the most unique recipe I have have ever seen, color excluded. Cocoa powder and chile powder are included in the list of ingredients, I am intrigued to say the least. My only question, are homemade marshmallows hard and stiff or still soft? I kind of like the idea of a stiff homemade marshmallow. One way or the other pink marshmallows would be very fun for the month of February!
I am still working on hanging my jewelry on the way. I found the inspiration in Glamour magazine, they use really simple hooks for the most part. I like the idea of throwing in some really unique hooks. Here are some fun ones I found in a House Beautiful slide show. found via house beautiful
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