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Wax on, wax off

Everyone who knows me knows I love candles, who doesn’t really?  But with my love of candles have come some mishaps along the way…ex: wax dripping on my nice wood table.  Here’s a way to remove wax easily while preserving your wood furniture. Removing wax from a wooden table: Fill a zip lock bag with […]

Glass cleaning, windows, mirrors….

I found the best way to clean mirrors and windows is to use newspaper instead of paper towels.  For some reason the ink from newspapers takes care of those annoying streaks easier.  And you’ll save money on paper towels!

The easy way to mince garlic

  This is a great find.  It’s called the Garlic Rocker and it quickly minces garlic by pressing down on the garlic clove and just rocking it back and forth.  Then with a spoon, just scoop into your receipe. It’s by Joseph Joseph, and can be purchased at http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/garlic-rocker I’ve ordered mine!

Quick and easy dinner – Sesame Ahi Tuna

  Here’s a quick and easy dinner that is delicious and also good for you.  Rich in Omega 3, Ahi Tuna is best prepared seared which means cooked on each side for about a minute. For each plate: 1 – 6 oz piece of Ahi Tuna steak (sushi grade) plate of black and white sesame […]

Cool new coasters

These new coasters are from the Container Store (www.thecontainerstore.com),  They fit all glasses and capture condensation, so no more worrying about those awful rings on your furniture.  Plus, at a party, you’ll know which glass is yours!

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills recap

Love, love the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.  My favorite of the Real Housewives shows. This episode starts out with us getting a better look at Kim’s new boyfriend.  Is it me, or does he look a little rough around the edges?  The jury’s still out on this one, definitely more to him.  Oh and […]