Month: June 2013

Introducing the TEDGlobal speaker lineup

Uncovering corruption with TED

TED Blog

Few sensations feel better than when your mind does a backflip and, all of a sudden, you are suddenly able to see things in new and unexpected ways. At TEDGlobal 2013, themed “Think Again,” you’ll have this feeling often. “The approach we adopted,” explains TEDGlobal curator Bruno Giussani, “is to take a closer look at the global remix happening before our eyes as power shifts, culture and technology intersect, and hopes and anxieties collide. Many things we think we know may have to be reconsidered — and that’s what this program is designed to explore.” With speakers including biologists, economists, neuroscientists, architects, technologists, activists, artists, a “gentleman thief” and the former Prime Minister of Greece, the program is packed with speakers who take bold new looks at the topics that most intrigue us.

TEDGlobal 2013 will take place June 10 to 14, 2013, in Edinburgh, Scotland — one of the…

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Farmers’ Market Pappardelle

Always a Fresh idea!

What's for Dinner?

Farmers’ markets are one of the oldest forms of direct marketing by small farmers. These markets have become extremely popular throughout the country and are a great way for consumers to shop for fresh, local and seasonal produce. My favorite market here in our area is the Pearl Farmers Market. It’s so much fun to get up early Saturday morning, head down to the Pearl, grab a chocolate croissant from one of the bakery vendors and peruse all the beautiful produce. There’s live music, cooking demonstrations, and everyone just has a great time.

This dish is a great way to showcase the bounty you bring home! It’s not only beautiful, but makes a delicious light dinner with a loaf of good crusty bread and a nice crisp white wine!

Farmers’ Market Pappardelle

Gourmet Magazine

Ingredients:

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons Sherry vinegar or white-wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra…

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Nude sandals

Nude sandals for Summer is the right way to go! So many choices …

nude sandals

You know those illusive nude sandals that match everything and elongate your legs oh so nicely? Such a staple and yet, not so easy to find. I’m determined to find my own though and here are my current online favorites:

Clockwise, starting in the upper right hand corner:
Zara flats with metal details, $90, Zara.com
White Asos flats, $20, us.asos.com
Metal t-strap flat, $36, boohoo.com
Loeffler Randall bow flats, on sale for $226, loefflerrandall.com
Gladiator sandal, on sale for $48, us.asos.com

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