Archive | October, 2010

Dalai Lama

27 Oct

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk…


Hego Faucet

26 Oct

Stair Porn

20 Oct

Courtesy of Shootfactory – Location – Mallorca, Spain




House in Iporanga by Arthur Casas


Stairs by Matthew Mazza at New Chicago Forge

Matthew Mazza at New Chicago Forge

This has got to be the ultimate in Stair Porn- the Ballycorus Lead Mine Tower!

Ballycorus Lead Mine Tower

Pearl Carpet of Baroda

19 Oct

The Pearl Carpet of Baroda recently sold at auction at Sotheby’s for $5.5 million.  For more beautiful pics of this rare carpet, see


Bettyann’s Dried Beef Dip

14 Oct

2 packages of Dried Beef  (3 oz. each)  chopped

1 1/3 c. mayo

1 1/3 c. sour cream

1 tbsp. fresh dill

2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

2 tbsp. minced dried onion

Mix together and chill.  Serve with rye bread.

Angela Adams

14 Oct

This beautiful hand made wool rug is the work of designer Angela Adams.

Ikea Loves Pets!

12 Oct

While at Ikea the other day, I went through the pet section and was impressed at the nice things I saw.  I especially liked the puppy tail leash hooks. How cute are they?!


Check out the beautiful spotted dog bed.


And the cat bed in regal red.


And for playing around,  this cute little tent available in dog or cat style


All are available in the store or see