Hi! I'm Angelica! For the last ten years I've been sharing my cooking, home projects and ideas with my sister Irene. "Once Again, My Dear Irene" is just an extension of our daily chats. Moreover "My Dear Irene" Continue Reading

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My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

My Seasonal Inspiration: Tabletop Christmas Trees

This year, I can’t get enough inspiration from these small Christmas trees sitting up high on tables, consoles, dressers and nightstands! Either they’re artificial or real, planted in a pot or placed in a container, small or tiny, I spot them everywhere and I could have them in every room of the house! The kids’ desks… Continue Reading

How I [Almost] Skipped Fall

How I [Almost] Skipped Fall

I think I missed a season…. The weather has been so warm, here in Houston, Texas that it didn’t feel like fall. At all. I was waiting for the temperatures to cool down to take out my fall décor and to make a pumpkin craft or two, but I guess this isn’t going to happen!… Continue Reading

World’s Tiniest Built-In Shelf / DIY Picture Ledge

World’s Tiniest Built-In Shelf / DIY Picture Ledge

I was looking for a very special way to hang this very special pair of oil-on-canvas paintings painted by my mother. Because of their theme, their natural place is the kitchen – although not necessarily! I found the perfect spot for them above the little built-in desk, right off the kitchen. Framing them was the obvious… Continue Reading

Banana Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake

This rich and moist cake is made of humble ingredients and is as easy to make as 1-2-3! It does not contain any eggs, milk or butter, so it’s good for when you want to watch your diet, or those with dairy allergies. You will not find this recipe elsewhere, it is one of my… Continue Reading

6 Items That Are Always On My IKEA Shopping List

6 Items That Are Always On My IKEA Shopping List

Hello friends! How often do you get to spend a few hours at an IKEA store? I usually take a trip every few months, and whether it’s just for browsing through their new merchandise or because I need something in particular, there are a few items that are always on my shopping list. Here they are:… Continue Reading