Monthly Archives: November 2010

How to: Battle Post-Thanksgiving Bloat

Who’s still feeling like a big giant oompa-loompa after last week’s turkey day feast? ME, ME, Me, me me!!! Whether you want to admit it, or not, I know there are lots more you out there, which is why I … Continue reading

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Online Shopping Made EVEN BETTER (I didn’t even think it was possible!!)

Yes, yes, yes, yes, YEEEESSSS!!! I am cheering because I am so thrilled about this fabulous new online shopping tool, which has arrived just in time for the holidays! Thanks to splendora.com (who sent me the email notification) and Visa … Continue reading

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Get the Look for Less! Beautiful DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

I instantly loved this centerpiece idea when I saw it in my Pottery Barn catalog. But the price tag attached- not so appealing. That’s when I starting working my fab housewife magic: some quick mathematical calculations, combined with my amazing … Continue reading

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Agave-Sweetened Pumpkin Pie with Whole Wheat Crust

Turkey and stuffing and green been casserole…eeeeek! My tummy is growling just thinking about all the deliciousness in store next week. But unless this  housewife plans on starting the new year looking like a female version of Santa Clause, I’m … Continue reading

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The Importance of Couple Time: Our Seaside Staycation

Walking along the Santa Barbara beach at sunset, wind fluttering through my hair, hand-in-hand with my handsome, shirtless husband…then as he leans in for a kiss, I can almost hear sappy love music begin to play. Okay, maybe that last part is … Continue reading

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Easy Breezy Tri-Tip Roast

Aching, fever, stuffy head, burning throat…no, this isn’t a commercial for cold medicine, this is my life as I know it. Or it least it was as of this morning. Of course, no one likes a sick-day, but this particular … Continue reading

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Relax, Recharge, Renew

Ok, I don’t know about the rest of you, but this housewife has been feeling, and looking, less-than-fabulous these days. I chalk it up to stress and anxiety, and it feels like someone has literally flipped my switch into extra high gear. At this speed, I’m not sure I … Continue reading

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