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LIFESTYLEITB likes Geraniums

LIFESTYLEITB likes Geraniums

Geraniums can always be trusted to add colour in the garden , as they flower in spring andkeep the flowers well into winter. I remember as a little girl picking the flowers and sticking the petals on my nails with saliva for a red nail effect. Commonly known as Cranesbill, the flowers have five petals and come in a variety of colours.

LIFESTYLEITB suggests planting them in pots and moving them around in the garden for quick and pretty flower arrangements at all times.

LIFESTYLEITB Gardens are always easy to manage .

Yesterday my husband and I filmed a music video for our YouTube channel, SteamyintheCity. (Tomorrow and Saturday we film Justine! Hurray!) So this morning my hubby was hungry and ready to get to editing. Since I knew we would both be busy and working today I wanted to make a breakfast that was both quick and festive. Earlier in the month I saw in Martha Stewart Living Magazine this creative suggestion and decided to try it out. I used a heart shape cookie cutter to cut the center out, placed the bread in the frying pan with a little all-natural butter, then carefully cracked an organic free range egg into the center and let it cook to a perfect sunny side up  and… Walla! A yummy and festive breakfast. He loved it.

My mission to boycott valentine’s day this year failed miserably. #maybelline #whispers in who wore it red-er. #tarte Amazonian clay blush in #blissful #bathandbodyworks candle in #pinksangria #essie polish in #angoracardi #soapandglory #handfood #maybelline #colortattoo in #badtothebronze and of course #marthastewartliving

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Last night’s dinner was so delish that I have decided it needed to be made again for dinner tonight. Lentils, massaged kale with a meyer lemon and avocado dressing, slice of gourmet cheddar and some toasted almonds garnished with a little smokey @maldonsalt. Thank you @marthastewart July issue for my new favorite recipe card😍👌👏💚 #dinner #marthastewartliving #healthy #fresh #organic #eatyourveggies #marthastewart #recipe #cooking #home #cheese #yum #nomnom #delicious #napacellars #kale #lentils #homemade #loveit #julyissue #inspiration #redefiningdomestics (at Home)

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Post-thanksgiving brunch a la Martha Stewart Living. Rejuvenate from the abundance of the feast that you consumed the night before with some calming #traditionalmedicinals tea, seasonal fruit, and sweet morning buns. We dressed up our table runner with cute alternating paint dots in gorgeous fall colors and we used Martha’s template to create these gold napkin rings with a leaf design. Relax, revive, digest!

#spon #marthastewartliving #marthastewartcrafts #rubbermaid #smithfield #thanksgivingdecor

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LIFESTYLEITB & PAINT EFFECTS

People go through phases while decorating their homes, and at one point LIFESTYLEITB had all styles of PAINT EFFECTS on the walls of her home. Times change and styles change, white wall became the new style except for the Red Room! The walls in the Red Room have a deep rich sienna red and  india red mixed in a ragging technique to give a very warm feel to the room.LIFESTYLEITB loves PAINT EFFECTS in The Red Room.

LIFESTYLEITB & CHINOISERIE

A touch of China is always exotic. Colour, Flavour, History and Art. LIFESTYLEITB coordinated the colour of the table cloth with the base colour of this beautiful Chinese painting to add an exotic touch to a setting.

LIFESTYLEITB: Xie Xie, Shie Shie.