Cleaning the coffee grinder

We (Eric) use our coffee grinder most days for coffee. Today I needed to use it for its first non-coffee use: grinding flax seeds. I read this week that they release far more nutrition if you use them ground, rather than whole. To clean the coffee grinder, here’s how. 1. Wipe down all removable parts […]

New Decor & Kitchen Fun

Before my birthday bash, I went shopping at Crate & Barrel for some “necessities.” Here’s a sampling! Zazz candleholders: I love their Raya Collection, and bought two pitchers and the condiment dishes: I also bought some new dishtowels, the Petula Blue-Green Dishtowels (x 2 sets!): Thanks to Crate and Barrel for all photos except the […]

Paint Pictures!

Several weeks ago, we finished painting our downstairs. Living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen/sunroom, kitchen, and powder room are all finished! (Well, not the decor, but at least the painting’s done!) Here are some shots! The living room color and fireplace: Dining room accent wall (Same color used on half-walls in dining room): You can […]