My friend Lisa makes granola that is out of this world.
I wouldn’t even attempt to make anything as good as her GoGo Granola.
But what I did discover is how much better homemade granola is than anything store-bought.
I found this recipe here in Bon Appétit, the old school way – torn out of a magazine.
Check out the link for additional versions, but here’s mine and it’s delicious!
The egg white adds crunch without extra calories.
Preheat oven to 300°.
Combine 1 large beaten egg white
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts (walnuts + slivered almonds, but pecans would be good!)
1 1/2 cups coconut shavings
1/2 cup agave syrup
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2 tablespoons (packed) light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamonI
In a large bowl; toss to combine. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake granola, stirring every 10 minutes, until golden brown and dry, 40-45 minutes.
Let cool on baking sheet (it will crisp as it cools).
Spring is here and with it comes the desire to brighten up our home.
Got an old piece of furniture that’s been sitting around?
Maybe one you inherited that could use an update?
Well, grab a gallon of paint and get instant gratification. It’s amazing how a tired and maybe
not-quite-your-style piece of furniture can change with a fresh new color.
Yeah, you can also hire a professional to do the job.
Maybe even something unexpected…like a green piano!
These very traditional chairs get a fresh new look painted red.
I had the pleasure of taking our Girl Scout troop down to the
Cleveland Museum of Art for a lesson in Impressionism.
Our favorites were Monet’s Water Lilies and Degas’ Frieze of Dancers.
We followed up our lesson with an art project
by painting a landscape using chalk dipped in tempera paint.
When the chalk is combined with the paint, it looks like reflected light
found in the Impressionist style of painting.
Our Girl Scouts really got into it.
Pic Collage App
Monogram is back in fashion!
Get personal and make it your own by adding this classic touch in a variety of materials to
jewelry, bags, stationary and accessories for your home.
Whatever you choose, it can feel a little more special with your name on it.
I’m sure my blog followers have caught on to my new passion for Clare Vivier.
I love her modern font.
Click here for previous post on CV.
LL Bean has been adding monograms to their totes for years.
It’s one of my favorite gifts to give and receive.
I attended Taylor Swift’s RED concert last week in Cleveland with my daughter and friends.
What an entertaining show!
With a tour called RED, you can imagine the color was everywhere.
Here are some interpretations of how red is fun and hip, just like the inspiring Taylor Swift.
Oh that red piano she played!