Holidays, Getting Ready!

Psst…did you know tomorrow is December 1… Wasn’t it just Halloween??     This is the time of year where you just have to B E L I E V E  you’re going to get everything done!     Have you been decking your halls?     The “South Pole” is done     And … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Anything Goes Galette

If you find your refrigerator has a little of this, and a little of that, but not enough of anything to stand alone, a galette is a great way to stretch things into a whole additional meal     I had a little corn, some fresh spinach and frozen artichoke hearts     Anything goes … Continue reading

Home Decor, Dear Santa, Please Bring a sofa!

I was doing a little holiday decorating the other day, Fa la la-ing around… Making a Holiday Bottle Tree Poofing the pillows And feeling very jolly  🎅🏻 Until I stumbled upon this… A hole in the sofa  😱 Isn’t that always the case, just when you think everything is all Jingle Bells   🎶 You step … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Merry Signs

Are you feeling festive after feasting or are you resting and nesting?   Since I was lucky enough to be a guest instead of a hostess this year, I had time to get a jump start on some holiday crafts   I nabbed some left over wood scraps from our recent construction     And … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Thanksgiving

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Party Panache, Orange Glazed Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Balls

I know this week is all about giving thanks, being with family and friends, and feasting, but it’s also a big week of football  🏈 Besides turkey and trimmings we will need football food! I know tomorrow’s Thanksgiving, and I’m not trying to rush Christmas, but we are all about red and white  🐘 Our … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage & Apple Biscuit Muffins

You are going to want these muffins in your life     Soft biscuits, sweet apples, tangy sausage and cheese     Warm and just the right amount of gooey     Eat them with your fingers or with a fork or spoon     4 simple ingredients, canned biscuits, apple pie filling, grated cheddar … Continue reading

Creations, Coastal Holiday Sign

HHjr and a friend went snorkeling on a sand bar recently and harvested a bounty of sand dollars     He washed them, dried them in the sun and bleached them for me!     So when life hands you sand dollars, you make a sand dollar holiday sign!     I played around with … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Life is just a bowl of Apples!

When you see a big bowl of shiny apples, what is your first thought? School days…fall weather….apple pie…USA?     When I see a bowl of apples it just makes me happy, like things are right with the world…     So when I saw this magazine page, I decided to paint myself a bowl … Continue reading

Creations, Holiday Bottle Tree

We spend most of November, but only a tiny bit of December on the coast, so I wanted to make a holiday tree that we could enjoy now, during these anticipatory holiday weeks, and through New Years…     One day I had an idea   I thought, I bet that tall blue bottle would … Continue reading

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