Slow Cooker Northern Bean & Spinach Soup

Slow Cooker Northern Bean & Spinach Soup from SparkPeople...Weight Watchers friendly. Great hearty soup for the fall & winter months.

I don't know about you, but I love slow cooker recipes.  After a long day of work the last thing I want to do is make dinner, which is why the crock pot is perfect.  Dinner is ready for you when you get home! I found this hearty soup on SparkPeople and have now made it several times!  It is perfect for the colder months and is full of flavor.  It also doesn't hurt that it is healthy for you.  Even though it was on SparkPeople, I put it into my ... read more

Fall Tablescape

Fall Tablescape with turkey plates, cork place cards, rustic candle holder, Cynthia Rowley napkins, twine

My mom did her fall tablescape last month using turquoise and coppers, but I opt for a more simple and rustic look.  We have a smaller home and therefore a smaller dining room table.  I don't like to put too much on it to avoid feeling cluttered. I found these great turkey plates by Johnson Bros. at Replacements during their annual sale.  If you are unfamiliar with Replacements, it's a store in Greensboro, NC that has thousands of pieces ... read more

Shabby Chic Balusters

I used the balusters as candle holders on my mantle and kept them looking shabby chic

I don't know about you, but I love when I get a good deal...especially when it's free!  On a recent walk in my neighborhood I came across these wooden balusters that were being thrown out (I guess it does pay to exercise). They were pretty dirty, but I saw their potential. I knew I didn't want to paint them, but instead just clean them up and keep them looking shabby chic. First thing I did was take a dry paper towel and get ... read more

Friday Faves…Shopping in Seoul, South Korea

Shopping in historic Insadong Market Seoul, South Korea

Admittedly, I love to shop. Before departing Atlanta for Seoul, South Korea I did my diligent homework being that I only had one day to shop.  I wanted to know the best shopping areas of Seoul. It's a big city so I had my work cut out for me.  I narrowed my list down to three markets. I had the good fortune to sit near Allison on our flight. She is an American that has been living in Seoul for eight years. I asked her to look at my list and she ... read more

Happy Halloween…from 2 Bees in a Pod

My honey bee surprised me and carved our logo into a pumpkin...so Happy. Great job!!!

We are taking the day off to get ready for the little kiddies tonight.  We hope that you are doing the same... My Honey Bee surprised me and carved our logo into a pumpkin!  How cute is that :) I think he did a great job! And we are going to try and not eat too much of this... Enjoy your day - and have a fun evening. Vicki and Jennifer ... read more