At the House of 303, my house cup always happily runneth over with beauty products, photographs, books, projects, herbs, recipes, H.. I.. J.. K.. L.. M.. N.. O.. P. You catch my drift.
After deciding on all of the photographs for Blogger Mon Cherie's #MoreThanMagic book, I wanted to create another coffee table book, as I am completely obsessed with them, and would love to share the organic skincare tips for 303 Face | Body, recipes , as well as HELLO! My obsession with interior decorating.
My first love, photography, will come into play as creating the pages for the guide will be a large part of the process.
The 303 Home | Loft | Wellness Coffee Table Guide will make its debut during the 2017 holiday season.
M Lundy is the Founder of 303 Face | Body, as well as the creator of 303 Home | Loft | Wellness.
For quite some time now, I've been expressing my desire to have an in-loft herb garden, and while out shopping a few weeks back, I happened upon mini herb kits that came inside of mason jars. I had a couple left over from when I started storing herbs for the 303 Face | Body SubtleTEAS herbal tea line, and yesterday morning, (a day after National Gardening Day) I was finally able to plant the seeds.
A few weeks back, I'd gone over to our local gardening store here in the heart of the city, Urban Roots, to check on what sort of seed packets that were available. I decided on Marigold Signet (Lemon/Tangerine Gems), Basil (Sweet Thai), Lavender (English), and English Thyme.
There are so many things I love about our loft, and one of those is the wonderfully tall windows. Although I oftentimes miss having a balcony, I love the amount of light that we get in the loft, rain or shine.. and hope that it will be perfect in helping these awesome little herb...
Summer is literally around the corner, and the temperature these days certainly reflects that.
Dinner salad season has arrived.
This evening, I decided on a rosemary shrimp salad. To make this warm weather delight you'll need:
3 Rosemary Leaves
1 Tsp Alaea Salt
1 Cup Grapes
1/2 Cup Sunflower Kernels
1/2 Cup Goat Cheese Crumbles
2 Tsp EVOO (for cooking) 2 TSP EVOO (for after shrimp has cooked and adding all ingredients together.)
1 Tsp Ground Ginger
1 Tsp Ground Cloves
1 Tsp Sriracha
.... and 1 1/2 lb large shrimp.
In a skillet with heat on medium low, heat up olive oil. After five minutes, add shrimp. After shrimp has cooked for 5 to 7 minutes, add rosemary, cloves, ginger, sriracha, and half a tsp of alaea salt to mixture. Cover and simmer for 7 minutes.
After shrimp blend has finished cooking, add mixture to a large salad bowl. Add grapes, goat cheese crumbles, sunflower kernels, as well as remaining EVOO and alaea salt. Blend well, plate.....
An avid lover of paintings, photography, and the process of various artists, I tend to visit the museum weekly.. its actually what I refer to as my healthy addiction.
Other than feeding my soul with early morning walks amongst nature, I am also fueled by watching the creative process of persons that have dedicated their heart and soul to making sure that each fabric, each color.. each finished product, is that of personal perfection, and completely compliments their craft.
One of my absolute favorite exhibitions at the museum will be closing soon, and last evening I brought along the Canon to photograph the pieces and runway video clips of the exhibition that makes both my heart and soul full with inspiration, and light.. speaking to the creative soul within me in a way that I can express as nothing short of flat out exhilarating..