Category Archives: Pinterest

Be Inspired: Wednesday Words to Live By

Isn’t it about time? Source: piccsy.com via Katie on Pinterest See more words to live by. See our Pinterest board of inspiration.

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Style Crush: Red Plaid and Wellies

Red: Not a color I typically wear, but if I could carry it this well, I’d sure like to try! Source: witanddelight.tumblr.com viaKatie on Pinterest

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Be Inspired: Wednesday Words to Live By

Source: lovelyclusters.tumblr.com via Katie on Pinterest See last week’s Words to Live By. See our Pinterest board of more inspiration.

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Pumpkin-Loving Front Entryways

Recently I was asked by the Better Homes and Gardens holiday online editor to wield the power of Pinterest to discover awesome ideas from bloggers for using pumpkins in your front entry.  (If you haven’t see our obsession about Pinterest — click here) Needless to say I was ecstatic! Who wouldn’t want to scan endless pictures of creative fall displays — on the clock! My little project was recently published and now streaming live on BHG.com. Feel free to pop over….flip through the awesome creativity flowing through these bloggers….and maybe even pin a few? Here are a few examples….but seriously….check out the entire slideshow: http://www.bhg.com/holidays/halloween/wow–fast-pumpkin-ideas-for-your-entry Have you started decorating for the season yet? Share your pictures on our Facebook page or email them to hardhatshighheels@gmail.com

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Pinterest Obsession: Pumpkin

Once the cold breeze of fall starts whispering at my front door…..I’ve already been dreaming about eating pumpkin — anything pumpkin (except the seeds….for some reason roasted pumpkin seeds just aren’t my thing). In typical fashion, I’ve taken to Pinterest to fill my need of the season’s spices and have highlighted here some drool-worthy recipes I’m just itching to taste test. If you get to them before me — you HAVE TO  share with me. It’s a requirement. Click on the images to Pin them or get the recipes!    Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pumpkin Cookies Source: midwestliving.com via Katie on Pinterest     Pumpkin Pie French Toast Source: closetcooking.com via Katie on Pinterest   Pull-Apart Pumpkin Bread Source: jessicainsd.blogspot.com via Katie on Pinterest     Pumpkin Cake Source: josiejones.com via Katie on Pinterest   If that wasn’t enough pumpkin for you — which it wasn’t for me — hop over to my Pinterest board: “Feed Me – Pumpkin n Spices. And if you have a recipe to share — by all means, don’t hold back. Post it here or on our Facebook page. Check out previous Pinterest Obsessions here.        

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Pinterest Inspired Vegetable Garden

The biggest challenge I have growing a vegetable garden (besides keeping it watered) is knowing what to do with all the food! For this, as usual here on Hard Hats High Heels, I look to Pinterest. Its easy to get carried away picking seeds in the middle of winter. You’re dreaming of a warm spring sun. You swear this is the year your carbon footprint will get even smaller. And you’re riding on the delusional fumes that you’ll actually make time to tend your garden. As with any new venture, I suggest starting out small and this year I say you should start on Pinterest. There are several scrumptious recipes floating around on Pinterest–and some are looking very appealing to me. So tasty that I’m going to try to grow the vegetables to make these recipes. Here are a few of my favorite: Click on images for more information. Roasted Parmesan Green Beans I’ve never been much of a fan of straight-from-the-garden green beans. Their texture was something I couldn’t get past. However, I’ve recently found certain cooking methods alleviate the tongue-abrasive shell giving way to a delicious snack. Butternut Squash with Browned Butter and Thyme I used to eat squash almost … Continue reading

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