Monthly Archives: July 2015

Take Charge of Your Summer: Part 2

August is right around the corner, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying all that summer has to offer. 1. Unexpected Smiles- Add fresh flowers or a new plant to your bathroom, a natural touch in an unexpected place will brighten your day. 2. Farmer’s Market- Start a weekly ritual of attending the farmer’s… Read more »

Take Charge of Your Summer

Take charge of your summer and ensure you don’t let it pass you by with these tips. 1. Wake Up Early- Wait, what? You heard me! Wake up thirty minutes to an hour earlier during the summer. Plan some time before work to enjoy your breakfast on the balcony, go for a run, or enjoy… Read more »

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Summer is the best time of the year for so many wonderful reasons. My favorite is summer produce! Try something new with your squash and whip up this simply delicious double chocolate zucchini bread. Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 cups shredded zucchini 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4… Read more »

Summer Party Tips: Part 2

Make your summer shindig a breeze with some minimal effort party tips! 1. Skewer School! Don’t use skewers purely for kabobs. Skewer thin vegetables, like asparagus, to allow easier grilling. Also use two skewers for kabobs to ensure pieces don’t rotate when you flip them on the grill. 2. Cooler Corn! Having a blowout and… Read more »

Summer Party Tips

Don’t get stuck strictly hosting your party, enjoy it too! Use these tips to ensure you and your guests have the best summer blowout: 1. Skip the Bartender! Make cocktails ahead of time and store them in ready to drink mason jars. 2. Slice and Dice! To serve ice cream simply turn the ice cream… Read more »

Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

With the 4th of July behind us, summer is now in full swing. Wanting to make the most of the short summer months (especially in a northeastern city like Buffalo) calls for a great outdoor living space. Summer evenings eating out on your porch or patio or early Sunday mornings reading the paper, what better… Read more »

July 2015 Furniture Feed

Clarus Glassboards are this month’s featured product and offer a new, creative and multipurpose solution. Our completed installation at the renovated Hamburg Public Library is also a highlight, check out the completed case study!   July 2015 Furniture Feed

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

What’s the perfect breakfast and dessert snack? Muffins of course! They’re even more delicious with streusel swirl and topping! STREUSEL 1/2 cup packed dark or light brown sugar 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon MUFFINS 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed light or… Read more »