Mama Lyds Lumpia!


Got a second bloom from my whole foods orchid :)

The secret to a happy orchid?  Do a water soak for 15 mins every 2 weeks.  Don’t over water. Use orchid fertilizer. Once a month in winter/Fall.  Every two weeks Spring/Summer. Place in… Continue reading

Curried White Fish

Brian was in charge of buying fish last time we went to reading terminal market……….AND….. he picked trout.  Not my first choice, since there was some nice looking snapper, salmon etc.  The last time… Continue reading

Summer Celery Salad

I had a lot of celery left in the fridge and I really had no idea what to do with it.  It was nearly 95 degrees last night and there was no way… Continue reading

Deconstructed lamp turned pendant light

Turned an ugly desktop lamp into a minimal hanging pendant light. This is a great option for small spaces. I replaced my side table lamp for this and now have room for more… Continue reading

Brazilian Cheese Puffs (Pao de Queijo)

I had some left over tapioca starch and wanted to make something new.  This was my first time making these babies but certainly not my last!   I actually made these like 2 months ago… Continue reading

Mexiblanket as bedroom rug?

Testing out an old Mexican blanket turned bedroom rug. Still deciding if I like it or not

Free Yoga!

Have some of you thought about doing yoga but get discouraged by the cost or the feeling of being judged?  I know how you feel and there is a wonderful alternative!  I used… Continue reading

Moving Days….

I’ve been a little MIA since we just moved from our center city a cute little trinity home 4 blocks away.  All I can say is…I’m glad we hired movers!  We got… Continue reading

Beet Avocado Salad

I’ve been trying to eat more vegetarian lately and wanted t get more creative with things I already had in my kitchen.  I found The First Mess blog on pinterest and its one of… Continue reading