Minimizing Miss Mustard Seed

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Miscellaneus86 Comments

As I mentioned in THIS POST, I’m making some changes in my life to be healthier and lose some weight.  I owned up to gaining 30 lbs since I started blogging.  I didn’t gain weight because of the blog.  I gained weight because I didn’t make my health a high priority. That changed last August when I kicked processed foods … Read More

Black Bean Burgers

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Miscellaneus, Recipes43 Comments

I shared yesterday about my health/weight/etc. and had some requests to share more of the recipes I make, so I thought I would.  As I shared, I became a vegetarian last August.  I was a vegetarian in high school for a brief period, but to me that meant I ate big bowls of noodles with butter.  As a vegetarian now, … Read More

Snow Day & Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Marian ParsonsRecipes64 Comments

If you watched the news at all over the last few days, you’re probably aware of the snowstorm that hit the northeast yesterday.  We were projected to get 10-18″, so schools were closed and people were racing to the grocery store and buying generators.  Why does everyone act like they won’t be able to open their front doors for a … Read More

…it makes me feel like baking.

Marian Parsonsa slice of life37 Comments

Most of you know I have given my kitchen a fresh new look with paint, paint, more paint and some hardware.  I must say that I am thoroughly enjoying it and have experienced some unexpected side effects.  First of all, I want to keep it super clean, which will eventually drive my family nuts.  Second… …it makes me feel like baking, … Read More

Paint Decks & Quiche Recipe

Marian ParsonsMiscellaneus, Recipes28 Comments

I love paint decks. (You have to be a contractor/designer to be able to get them for free, but you can sometimes purchase them.)  Some people get overwhelmed.  You know the type (it may be you)…standing, blank stare in front of the florescent lights and the display of thousands of colors.  “How can I tell what will look good in my home?  … Read More

When do you sleep?

Marian ParsonsBalance, Running a Business66 Comments

I am often asked how I get so much done, when do I sleep and is my energy for sale on Etsy, so I thought it was due time that I share how I do what I do.  Here are the top ten keys to my productivity… I love it. I really, really enjoy what I do.  It’s my hobby and … Read More