Monthly Archives: November 2012
Do you spend a lot of time in your living room? Do you have one? Or do you dream of one? Here’s a living room to talk about today.
Just have a look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions:
One thing I like most about this room is…
One thing I like least about this room is…
A few days back, I’ve shared with you all an idea on how to organize your office space at home. Here’s another cool idea, I call it “antique’.
Repurpose flea market dishes as office organizers. Mismatched pieces add charm to a utilitarian space.
Use teacups for pens and pencils, and saucers or small plates for stamps, keys, and spare change.
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli (c. 1445 – May 17, 1510) was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. He belonged to the Florentine school under the patronage of Lorenzo de’ Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would characterize less than a hundred years later as a “golden age”, a thought, suitably enough, he expressed at the head of his Vita of Botticelli. Botticelli’s posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century; since then his work has been seen to represent the linear grace of Early Renaissance painting. Among his best known works are The Birth of Venus and Primavera.
These shrimp appetizers are simple yet full of flavor. Just top melba toasts with a bit of cream cheese, a cooked shrimp and dollop of pepper jelly. Look for pepper jelly near other jellies and jams—it has a tiny bit of heat that gives these some extra pizzazz!
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 4 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
- 24 small, round melba toasts or whole-wheat crackers
- 24 small (60-70 per pound) cooked peeled shrimp (about 4 ounces)
- 1 tablespoon pepper jelly
Spread 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese on each cracker. Top each with a shrimp and 1/8 teaspoon pepper jelly.