Tablescapes, Feelin’ Witchy?

Welcome! There’s a small gathering of witches here this evening Don’t mind Casper Jr. over there, he just thinks he’s scary as does little Miss “Boo-Hoo!” There’s broom parking here if you need it The witches will be arriving soon, but I can show you around in the meantime~Come on in! The table in the … Continue reading

Creations, Halloween Tree

I bought this “Charlie Brown look-a-like” tree with thoughts of a Halloween tree in mind. I chose silver since it was neutral, and I wanted black ornaments to stand out.  Plus,  in case I wanted to do something else with this little tree it wouldn’t be just for Halloween~ Before I left my favorite Hobby … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Wild Rice Comfort Casserole

I recently discovered two life changing things.  Chicken thighs and cooking chicken thighs in the crockpot.   I know, it doesn’t take much to impress me if you can rock my world with chicken,  but this is so good I couldn’t wait to try it again~ I decided to go retro, and make an old fashioned … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Golden Harvest

I am participating in a white dish challenge over at Cuisine Kathleen.  The rules are white dishes only and one accent color. I am pretty sure I flunked. I really tried… Twice! While I was at the beach earlier this month I decided to set the table there with my white seashell dishes and flatware … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Surprise!

October is full of some very special birthdays and we have been doing a lot of celebrating! Today I am joining some fellow bloggers throwing a surprise birthday party for Michael Lee West! Happy Birthday Michael Lee!   In honor of your birthday I made you a birthday tree! Now, you don’t strike me as the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Aspargus & Ham Alfredo Rolls

Sound fancy?  Yeah….. Hard to make?  Nahhhh…. Time consuming?  Nope… Easy peasy?  Yep! Zippity Do Dah done! Crowd pleasing? Most definitely!!! Here’s the recipe More good news, calorie count under 150-170 per roll [depending on how liberal you are with sauce and cheese~a little goes a long way!] Enjoy! ___________________________________ The Dedicated House Between Naps … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Butterscotch Tiramisu Cheesecake

DD’s birthday is this week and she loves Tiramisu…we celebrated a little early with lots of yummy appetizers, and this non traditional birthday cake~ DD doesn’t really like chocolate, and she also doesn’t like cake!  How can this girl be my daughter? At her wedding she chose to serve individual tiramisu in glasses rather than … Continue reading

Home Decor, Halloween Chalkboard Labels and Decor

Yesterday I mentioned these chalkboard labels that I found in the wedding crafts section of Hobby Lobby.  I was thinking about making my own with paint, but these were too tempting and easy. They really work! You can wipe them off and rewrite, good as new! I put some on white card stock, cut it … Continue reading

Creations, Finders Keepers!

DD is fixing up her laundry room and has asked me to help~”Just think, Mom, we could do a before and after and you could blog about it!” Uh oh….. Her birthday is coming up so I thought I’d make her a little surprise~just to get things started decor wise~ a funky sign board for … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Peachy Bourbon BBQ Chicken with Baked Cheese Grits

You are going to thank me Your “people” will thank you Yep, this is one of those recipes That is easy peasy Swoon worthy and yes, it WILL make you a rock star Peachy Bourbon BBQ Chicken in the slow cooker It smells amazing~ And if you serve it with some Baked Cheese Grits You … Continue reading