Fearless Friday, Mixed Media Salad in a Jar Printable

Well, it’s time to start working on shedding the holiday pounds, so let’s get inspired by creating a delicious salad in a jar     My favorite salads have a combo of sweet fruit, tangy cheese, crunchy nuts, lots of greens and maybe a little bacon with a  vinaigrette or creamy dressing But you can … Continue reading

Holidays, New Year’s Eve Ideas

What are you doing New Year’s Eve?     This year we are hoping to celebrate early in the day watching the Tide play the Washington Huskies to get a slot in the National Championship game Jan. 9     I am wondering how I am going to combine glam with football…     I … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Chili Mac & Cheese

Here’s another short cut recipe for low energy days that will perk up your strength in no time     Make a big pot of your favorite chili  {or try HHjrs easy recipe below}     We like to make chili in a slow cooker, the aroma can be enjoyed all day or greet you … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Short Cut Asparagus Manicotti

Okay, in case you are officially exhausted from the holiday whirlwind, this recipe is perfect for tired cooks, especially if you have some leftover holiday ham     I love manicotti, but it can be a little labor intensive     This is my short cut version, but don’t let the title fool you, it’s … Continue reading

Holidays, Merry Christmas 2016!

Fa  la  la  🎶  la  la,  🎶  la  la  la  la  🎶  !   I wish you faith wonder and Joy!   Merry Christmas! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

Fearless Friday, Mimosas and Candy Canes

Fearless Friday posted early this week so you would have an extra day for some last minute holiday crafts     A Merry Mimosa sign and mixing station     and candy cane card holders     You can read all about it here I wish you the merriest of holidays!   Full of angels … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Merry Mimosa Bar and Candy Cane Easels

Whew, here we are, December 23!     For a little extra jolly I painted a sign for our bar     Which is all set up as a Merry Mimosa Station     Help yourself!     I used a short piece of board and painted it black     I wanted to incorporate … Continue reading

Tablescapes, JOY!

Tis three days before Christmas   And right by the tree     Is a table for two     For Santa and me     Thoughts of Joy fill our hearts     We can’t wait until it all starts!     A special Santa looks down from above     Waiting to fill … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Christmas Menu & Last Minute Ideas

  I spent part of Sunday polishing the menu for our family Christmas Eve Lunch with Santa   If you can take some time a week or so in advance of an event, to make a master grocery list and timeline,  you will be giving yourself a present  🎁 There’s no formal dining for the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Prosciutto & Pesto Puff Pastry Tree

How about a last minute Wow recipe…     A prosciutto and pesto filled puff pastry Christmas tree!     There was a gingerbread house decorating party on a recent cold Saturday afternoon at the North Pole, and we needed something warm and wonderful to nosh on     I remembered that I had a … Continue reading

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