The Closet Monster

I’d been ignoring it all summer. The closet. It was totally out of control.  My daughter wedged in there with me recently and I showed her blouses and suits from when I practiced law (15 years ago) and a dress from before she was born (20 years ago). I was shocked that I still had … Read more

A Year of Me

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A Year of Me

I’ve recently realized that I’ve unintentionally taken the last year and really worked to take care of myself. I’ve spent years focusing on taking care of everyone else: grandparents, parents, children, husband, dogs, clients. etc. Like most women, I was at the bottom of my own list. Things have changed as I’ve gotten older (ok, … Read more

Down and Dirty

Laundry stains are something I spend far too much time on. Yes, there are the usual kid stains, but I also manage to spill everything all over myself, all the time. Whatever I am eating, cooking, working on, or touching invariably ends up on my clothes.  I am also guilty of putting away clothes I … Read more

Fall Nesting

Fall is always when I make time to work on projects around the house. Our summers are very busy with a vacation and spending almost every weekend at my parents’ lake house, so I feel like I’m never really here, and I feel as though I let it all go to hell in a handbasket … Read more

Conehead

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Conehead

We have two golden retrievers who keep us on our toes, but I’m at my wit’s end with Percy. Percy is a 7 year old male and is the head dog in our house. He not only believes he is in charge of other dogs, but he believes it is his job to keep me … Read more

Welcome

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Welcome readers! This is my new blog and it contains all of the content from my MarthaAndMe and NoPotCooking blogs, all under one roof now. I’ll still be doing Martha Mondays. I’ll still be trying out Martha recipes and projects. I’ll definitely still be posting my own recipes and projects. And I’ll be expanding the … Read more

Martha Mondays

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Hi everyone. I’m behind due to some illness. Hope to make this project later today or tomorrow depending on how things go.

Hallmark will no longer carry The Martha Stewart show after the show ends this year (new shows run through the spring and reruns will continue this summer).  I admit I haven’t watched it a lot lately. My DVR still records new shows and I usually fast forward through them just to see who she has … Read more

Anniversary Giveaway! Subscription to Everyday Food

October 22 marks the third anniversary of MarthaAndMe. It’s been a fun and amazing three years. I started out the first year blogging every single day, and unofficially apprenticing myself to Martha. I learned so much in that year and it ended up being a great bootcamp for me. In year two, I slowed things … Read more

Hi everyone. I’m down for the count here and could not get the project done. If you made it, please post results in comments. I’m sorry! I wanted to but have been too sick to cook for two days.