Well, today is September 30th. It is amazing to me how quickly this year has gone by. I swear it was the beginning of summer yesterday… Well this day is always melancholy for me. My mother passed 6 years ago today. I miss her very much. She was such an inspiration and I have to credit her for the best parts of who I am today. It is also because of her that I love all the various things that I do.
On to other things… I learned last week that I have been picked to receive the book lovers cravebox. I can’t wait. It should arrive this week. I will let you know what I think after I read the book. They were giving away hints on twitter, so I think I know what the book is and I have a feeling I am going to like it. They also send a long a few other products to enjoy while reading the book. All the products they send are new to the market, so I will get to be one of the first to test them. If this kind of thing interests you, you should look into it.
As always I have been busy cooking and trying many of the new recipes I find on pinterest. I love that site, if you don’t belong, you should. I also like to try the recipes that I find in People Magazine. Yes I said People magazine.
I tried this recipe by Maggie Gyllenhaal. It was delicious. It was made with arugula, ribbons of zucchini, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and an oil & lemon vinaigrette. I can’t seem to find the recipe online – but here is a scanned version.
Mine doesn’t look quite the same, but be assured, it tasted delicious. Try it while you can still get fresh local zucchini.
I think I will spend the rest of this rainy day working on a few craft projects and watching football. Happy end of September.
Hey – I mentioned ziplist in a previous post, well they are having an Oscar Party contest on Pinterest. I entered and surprise, surprise, I am a finalist. The thing I need though, repins or likes. I have selected some recipes and games etc. that I would do, if I were having an Oscar Party.
Visit my board here and like or repin please. If you don’t do anything else – go to ziplist and see what I was talking about in my previous post!
So my first post was about my addiction to Pinterest – this post will be about why. I love the boards and how I can find things that interest me. But the really good thing is that I actually have tried some of what I pinned.
I found this on Pinterest and really liked it. This is the original website that I got it from. Mine is a little different. I had a lot of fun doing this.
So I hope all you pinners out there do something with your pins… I am trying!
Enjoy – stop back soon. I am working on my peg board for my office.
Ok – so I have become totally addicted to Pinterest and as a result need to have a place to share more of what I have found. This place totally fascinates me. I can and do spend way too much time there pinning things. I love the concept though. I can find websites with things that interest me and “pin” them to a board so I can find them later. The better part of all this, I can follow people with similar interests and things they pin show up for me to look at. There is so much out there. I have discovered so many food and recipe blogs, home and gardening blogs and all kinds of other blogs and sites that I am not sure if I live to 100 I will get to visit them all. But I am sure going to try.
If you haven’t tried Pinterest – I suggest you do it is great.