Saturday, October 22, 2011


salagadoola mechicka boola

put 'em together and what have you got

salagadoola mechicka boola bibbidi-bobbidi-boo
it'll do magic believe it or not

now salagadoola means mechicka booleroo
but the thingmabob that does the job is

salagadoola mechicka boola bibbidi-bobbidi-boo
put 'em together and what have you got






make life magic!
don't ya just love the word "mechicka"?

~all photos via Pinterest just type Cinderella pumpkins~

Friday, October 21, 2011

confetti anyone?

{when your hubby is out of town...and you can't sleep...
you can write about the silliest things. i thought twice
about publishing this. but...what the heck! }

help yourself to a handful of silly me!

 it's the weekend!

 make the ordRiNaRY fun and fancy!

this little mix of confetti cake mix, yogurt and cool whip 
(with grahams or animal cookies),  makes sampling the cake batter legal!

there is always confetti snap crackle pop...

...and confetti bark!


how is this for adding some CHEER
to the ordinary? what a way to have an
unlimited supply of baker's twine at
your fingertips!

~visit here~

i need to do this post all over again using
Fall colors with everything made by ME!

it's a wrap!

i'll be back with a good night's sleep!

happy weekend!

we'll be making our
Jack o' Lanterns!


Thursday, October 20, 2011

come fly with me...

 you know that i'm a sentimental girl.

i haven't watched a TV drama for about five years.
about a month ago, i noticed a promo for a new TV series called
Pan Am.  at first, i didn't know what to think...hmmmmm.

 then i started to reminisce.
 Pan Am was special. the stewardesses spoke two or three languages. many
were registered nurses. they were
taught to be gourmet cooks. you could have your egg scrambled to 
perfection in ECONOMY class. 

they awarded travelling  tots with "wings"
for taking flight along with 
a mini version of  THE BAG.

there was SERVICE,  there was LEG ROOM 
and THE BAG! 

the Pan Am Explorer Bag was the very first carry on. 
there was a time when you "dressed to travel" by air, 
(or by train for a matter of fact.) 

the television show is fun to
watch...if only  for fashion sake.

it rekindles a time when an occupation was created 
for a woman  who wished to see the world while making a good living 
wage. there were weight restrictions and the notion that
once married, you placed the job behind you. it's all
part of the show along with some cold war intrigue.

i still remember the dream that was Pan Am.

 Park Avenue !

big world cities and exotic places to behold...

"the world's most experienced airline."

a Clipper Ship could take you around the world.

in style!

the sky's the limit!


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

dear mr dreams...

i am inspired by this expression of illumination.
i love Glenda! ~here~
i'm dreaming French garden bedroom...and a
DIY that we can do together...
what are you thinking? 


Sunday, October 16, 2011

Autumn at the 34th street day spa...a Sunday practical magic treat...once a week!

(actually it's the 34th street 1/2 hour spa.)

ah....wrapped in a veil of  Autumn luxury.


however,  i won't  have 10 yards of tulle on hand and two hours
of time... so... a candle will create the Autumn Practical Magic!

~shop here~

FYI! there is a reasonably priced shop on Etsy that carries
pumpkin souffle scrub and no guilt pecan pie lip balm!
yum, Yum & YUM!


 don't forget to indulge your 

 fingers and toes with some
Essie hot coco!
( found at Walgreen's )

(i have a feeling that my toes will be this color
all of the Autumn 2011 days)


it's the time of year for pumpkin carving and pie baking. YEAH!
while you are waiting for the Etsy order, or if you wish to shop the house...
 here is a little home made recipe to make you
feel like a Spice Girl!

Pumpkin Brown Sugar & Cinnamon 
Body ~ Shower Scrub

1/2 cup cooked fresh or canned pumpkin, pureed
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 combine ingredients in a non breakable bowl.
take the mixture to the shower.
scoop it with a terry washcloth or mitt...start with your 
toes and work up to your neck .

take a slow deep breath...let it out...and rinse!
(avoid your face and eyes because of the touch of cinnamon)
~ pumpkin is jam packed with anti~oxidants and vitamins A & C and zinc.
it is also contains alpha hydroxy components. ~