DIY Vintage Navy Jacket

By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower Three cheers for the red white and blue!!! I love this simple DIY reusing, upcycling an old navy uniform into a fun chic jacket. Some basic sewing skills are required. Really. Adorable right?!! 1. Cut down the middle of the jacket 2. Cut two strips of heavy... Read More »

Raw Corn and Avocado Salad

By Libbie Summers My go to Summer Salad. Raw corn, peppery radish, red onion, tomatoes and creamy avocado. Almost as beautiful as it is good. Raw Corn and Avocado Salad (sweet corn, radish, red onion, tomatoes, avocado, spicy lime dressing) Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 ears of corn, shucked and washed 4 small radish, sliced... Read More »

Perfectly Grilled Corn

By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower A salt a soak and a slather. 1. Remove silks and pull husks back over the cob. 2. Put cobs in a pot of salted water for 20 minutes. 3. Drain and place on a hot grill. 4. Grill for 15-20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes. 5.... Read More »

Blueberry Thyme Refrigerator Pie

By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower It’s a cheesecake crossed with an old fashioned ice box pie. Blueberry Thyme Refrigerator Pie (fresh berries, cream cheese, thyme, graham cracker crust) Serves: 10 (super rich) Ingredients: For crust: 1 1/2 cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons butter, melted plus more for greasing pan... Read More »

Cooking Up a Friendship

By Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong My dearest friend, Brenda, is a great cook. She’s also a lover of all things pink (from popsicles to pop stars), Richard Nixon biographies (I’m still trying to figure that one out) and karaoke bars. Brenda always keeps me laughing and on my toes. The day she... Read More »