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From my gardening blog . . .
Love a shady garden! When I moved into my house, several decades ago, it was a shady yard with large oak trees and citrus trees. Before that time, I thought growing in full sun was the only way to go, but I was so wrong! Coleus plants are one of my favorites to bring bold color to the garden ...
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From my food blog . . .
8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pan; 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour; 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder; 1 teaspoon baking soda; 1 teaspoon salt; 1/2 cup milk; 1/2 cup sour cream (4 ounces); 1 1/2 cups sugar; 4 large eggs; 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract. For the glaze ...
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From my food blog . . .
Why use store-brought commercial salad dressing when it is so easy to make homemade dressing? It is so much better, you control the ingredients and you can tweak it to your family's taste. Salad dressings are not just for salad anymore . . . I love baked chicken and potatoes drenched in italian ...
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A corn lover's dream casserole! This recipe has been listed on All Recipe's website for quite some time and has over 2000 reviews. Most of the reviews are raves about the casserole and many are now including it in their Thanksgiving Meal . . . that is special! I would not change a thing until I ...
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Save money and make your own sugar scrub . . .
Can you imagine the wonderful smell after a shower using this sugar scrub? Easy and economical! We have lemon, lime and sour orange trees that I will love experimenting with. If you would like to make this sugar scrub fo...
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I'm a recipe collector and have a filing cabinet full of recipes from scouring magazines, newspapers, trading with friends and my cherished family recipes that were passed on to me by family . . . some I have no idea where they came from. I attempt to list sources when I have them .
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Oh my . . . guess what is for dinner tonight? The combination of shrimp, fresh mushrooms and roasted red peppers is perfection. Readers of my blog know how much I love shrimp pasta and always try new versions. Something tells me this will be my favorite! After drooling over this recipe, ...
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Save money and make your own makeup remover wipes . . .
These makeup remover wipes sound wonderful. I love the idea of tweaking my own blend and having control of what ingredients go in there. Click here for the tutorial at Heather's Treasure. I found the oil Heath...
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New post from my gardening blog . . .
Love the color in that garden! If you need a guide for what plants to buy and planting tips for gardening in zones 9-11, click here for an excellent article from Gardening Know How. Posted by Gina Alfani at 12:02 PM. Labels: gardening tips, plants, zones 9-11 ...
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DIY project for your garden . . .
This stepping stone is beautiful. While it is heartbreaking to break a treasured tea cup from your collection, all is not lost! Click here to go to the tutorial. Posted by Gina Alfani at 5:02 AM. Labels: back yard projects, DIY projects, mosaic, stepping stones ...
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A new sewing project . . .
Love this bag . . . the design itself, not the fabric design. Making this bag solid would be much easier anyway. If you would like to make this bag . . . click here for the tutorial!
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I'm @captblackeagle's wife, AKA ex-DJ Dolce Vita on Blip.fm, @labelladiva on Twitter, artist, music freak, blogger, gardener, awesome cook, web/graphic designer, jewelry designer . . . also a dedicated follower of fashion, trends, entertainment, celebrities and pop culture in general.
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I'm @captblackeagle's wife, AKA ex-DJ Dolce Vita on Blip.fm, @labelladiva on Twitter, artist, music freak, blogger, gardener, awesome cook, web/graphic designer,  jewelry designer . . . also a dedicated follower of fashion, trends, entertainment, celebrities and pop culture in general.  News junkie and love conservative politics. Never bored!


My website:  Crows Nest Jewels 
                    LaBelladiva.com
                    DonitaWorld.com
Bragging rights
I survived the corporate world, semi-retired, online retailer and jewelry designer.
Work
Occupation
Artist and internet retailer . . . my Etsy shop now open!
Skills
Serious computer geek with a creative mind . . . jewelry designer :)
Employment
  • Currently Retired/Self-employed
    present
    Co-owner of Crows Nest Jewels
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