Inspired by Natures Gift – Carnelian & Sunsets

Every time I see someones art or the gift of nature’s beauty I’m inspired! With some, the inspiration is so powerful I have to weave some beads and create a little piece of art myself! It’s a thrilling ride, a color festival and I don’t want to go home.

Again it’s time to share a powerful gift of nature… a beautiful piece of carnelian moved me to create another visual experience that will delight the eyes and lift the spirits!

Wordless Wednesday

Inspired by Art – Chalice

Every time I see someones art I’m inspired! With some, the inspiration is so powerful I have to weave some beads and create a little piece of art myself! It’s a thrilling ride, a color festival and I don’t want to go home.

Again it’s time to share a powerful and scared piece of art…a chalice moved me to create another visual experience that will delight the eyes and lift the spirits!

Inspired by Howling at the Moon

Every time I see someones art, the gift of nature’s beauty or sense this spooky time of the year I’m inspired! With some, the inspiration is so powerful I have to weave some beads and create a little piece of art myself! It’s a thrilling ride, a color festival and I don’t want to go home.

Again it’s time to share a powerful gift nature…wolves and the moon moved me to create another visual experience that will delight the eyes and lift the spirits!

Can you hear me howl???

Wordless Wednesday

Inspired by Nature’s Gift – Green Turquoise

Every time I see someones art or the gift of nature’s beauty I’m inspired! With some, the inspiration is so powerful I have to weave some beads and create a little piece of art myself! It’s a thrilling ride, a color festival and I don’t want to go home.

Again it’s time to share a powerful gift of nature… green turquoise moved me to create another visual experience that will delight the eyes and lift the spirits!

Wordless Wednesday

Inspired by Nature’s Gift – Turquoise & Silver

Every time I see someones art or the gift of nature’s beauty I’m inspired! With some, the inspiration is so powerful I have to weave some beads and create a little piece of art myself! It’s a thrilling ride, a color festival and I don’t want to go home.

Again it’s time to share a powerful gift of nature…turquoise & silver moved me to create another visual experience that will delight the eyes and lift the spirits!

Wordless Wednesday





October Recipes

While up on the North Shore with friends, we tasted some great soup, Chicken Salsa Corn Chowder! As we slowly devoured this perfect tasty soup we carefully identified ingredients and later found and combined two different recipes to recreate this super food! Vegetarian, leave the chicken and substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth.

Chicken Salsa Corn Chowder

1# cubed chicken
1 1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup diced celery
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
16 oz pkg frozen corn, thawed
2 cups med thick and chunky salsa
1 qt chicken broth
4 oz jar chopped pimento, drained
4 oz chopped green chilies, drained
8 oz container soft cream cheese
1 cup half and half

Cook chicken till white and set aside.

Saute onions and celery in large saucepan. Stir in flour and seasonings. Add chicken, corn, salsa, broth, pimentos, and green chilies.

Bring to boil: remove from heat.

Gradually add 1/4 cup hot mixture to cream cheese in small bowl, stirring until well blended

Add cream cheese and half&half to saucepan, stirring until well blended. Cook until thoroughly heated. Do not boil. Let simmer in pot for several hours before serving to let flavor come out and chowder thicken.

Serves 6-8