Each year I have volunteered for Oddball at the UICA, Sometimes volunteers get decked out in celebration of the theme and this year I decided to do it up. The theme was LUX and the concept was a stroll through paper floral gardens ala Marie Antoinette I wanted to go for something sort of like a walking garden/garden farie. These pictures were pulled from the photo booth at the event and cropped. I love printed copies of pics so I […]
a pic of the Awards booklet…. The Athena Awards were yesterday. THE ATHENA Award went to Diana Sieger who is hands down one of the most amazing women I have been fortunate enough to meet. She is fierce and an amazing person. With over 600 people in the audience it was a great honor to be one of the ten Young Professional Finalists. The young professional Award went to Lizze Williams who gave a great acceptance speech! Here is […]
Yep its canning season again. Each year I choose a few recipies and do a batch or 12. My staple are dilly beans. The last two years I have been trying to make a jam each time and this time it was a peach raspberry conserve. The color is absolutely beautiful. Working in the kitchen always gives me a moment to pause and appreciate, color texture, smells and of course….the flavors.