Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Five Favorites

 
 
I wasn't going to write a post today.  I was going to take the day off.  I really was.  I didn't have anything scheduled and I'm having a terrible day.  But then I saw Hallie's sweet new link-up, and I thought sharing my five favorites would be a good idea, since it would force me to think of five positive things right now (yes, in one of those moods right now). 


tutorial: Joy is at Home
Headbands.
(For me and the babe.)  Especially DIYs.  On my list to make: this beaded one and the felt one above.  I just found this blog and there are two more headband tuturials as well.  I really hope they are as easy to make as they look.
 
 
Stuffed Bell Peppers.
Made this recipe the other night (with a few tweaks: organic ground beef, white rice, additional seasoning - especially in the tomato sauce). They were amazing. We're looking forward to making them again with a southwestern flair - spicy peppers and salsa, chili powder and lots and lots of cumin. This is definitely going to be a staple in our house.

 
baby cardis


Baby cardis. 
Did you see this post?  Enough said. 
 
 

Aquamarine.

Anyone else have a March birthday? I think we really hit the jackpot with such a lovely birthstone! Over the years, I've gotten a few pieces of aquamarine jewelry.  Is it just me or does birthstone jewelry seem to be a huge gift for the person you don't know what to get?  Anyway, I'm glad it is, because I really adore those pieces.


Barbara Nicolosi.
I went to a conference in Denver last Friday and heard Barbara Nicolosi speak about reviving the role of the Catholic Church in the arts.  It was great.  You can read a little but about it here.  I was a little starstruck too after having read her chapter in Sex, Style and Substance.  A couple of teachers from my school and I kept up a conversation about the topic for about an hour and a half after her talk.  


Feeling better now?  Yep, totally!  Thanks, Hallie!
And I think I'll take the day off tomorrow.  See you Friday! 



11 comments:

  1. Yeah I'm with you on the bad day thing. I think the baby cardi's are super cute too!

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  2. Oooh those baby cardis are super cute! Miniature adult clothes for kids are just so charming. Those headbands are so pretty too!

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  3. Ditto on the stuffed peppers. We have them about once a week!

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  4. Isn't Barbara the best? I bet her talk was excellent. :)

    Thanks for joining in, love!

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  5. So glad I discovered how easy they are sooner rather than later. I think they look and sound a lot fancier than they really are.

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  6. Thanks, Liz, I'm going to be on the lookout for some more cardis at our next consignment sale! I'm in love with Baby GAP ones!

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  7. You too? Sounds like we need to cook together! I think cumin goes in everything!

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  8. Yes we should :) My favorite thing with cumin is either the black bean and sweet potato burritos I make, or I like the lime chicken with cumin. Mmmm.
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