Tablescapes, Sea of Glass

These “place mats” are waterproof    ☔️    and won’t blow away   💨 Tiles are great for outdoor settings   I used square tiles {leftover from the kitchen back splash} The centerpiece base is a square of leftover bathroom tiles, small subway glass tiles still on the backing If you don’t have any leftover tiles, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Potato Chip Fried Pickles

Fried pickles are a popular menu item in a lot of Southern casual eateries This version from Lay’s Potato Chips beats any fried pickles I’ve had anywhere Crushed potato chips are mixed with flour to create the coating for the pickles Crush the chips in the food processor or in a bag with a rolling … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy 4th of July!

I hope you had a star spangled holiday weekend!   🇺🇸  Full of red white and blue From the sky to the sea Flags flying everywhere celebrating USA pride! Our little beach community has an annual 4th of July parade Golf carts, convertibles, anything goes How about this solo airplane and souped up 4 wheeler for … Continue reading

Party Panache, Watermelon Ice Cream Pie

For a birthday celebration in the month of July In lieu of cake I made a pie Making this pie is a piece of cake Ice cream and cookies make it a cinch to make You can put it together in the blink of an eye Simply put, it’s as easy as pie! So next … Continue reading

Home Decor, The Mermaid Room

Color Sigh… I love it! The more, the better The crazier, even better! The funkier, the best! This is the “Mermaid Room” It’s full of bright summer colors and mermaids of course This is where I escape for a little R&R when I can get away with it A cozy chair to read A Painted … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Cherry Tomato Pie

Our garden this year has not been the perfect success it started out to be We did harvest some kale and made Krazy Kale and Pan Fried Kale Ribbons with Garlic before a giant snake got caught in the protective netting and thrashed about for 3 days bashing everything with it’s tail… And even though … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

What’s making your mouth water these days? Here’s what I’m thinking about making in July~  🇺🇸 🎆 Appetizers Ranch Fried Pickles from Lay’s Potato Chips Bleu Cheese Burger Quesadilla Queso Pizza with Summer Corn, Bacon and Chives Sides Potato Flowers from A Quiet Life Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Poutine from Closet Cooking Summer Cherry Tomato … Continue reading