Take-out Tuesday, White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt

Happy Fat Tuesday!!     Since we made a Cinnamon Roll King Cake  last week     Let’s celebrate today with a White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt cake!       Do you have a Nothing But Bundt cake store in your area?  One opened in Birmingham last fall, and I thought, well, anyone can make a … Continue reading

Random Recipe Ideas & a Winner!

We have winners!  Thank you all so much for visiting, commenting, and supporting my new venture, Society6! As much as I love cooking and creating in the kitchen, my true passion is art Lately I have been taking shortcuts, still making tempting dishes, but leaving  more time and energy for painting and crafting… February is truly a short … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Jester

It’s all about Mardi Gras here this week, local parades this weekend thru Fat Tuesday       Even CC caught the Mardi Gras bug and did an abstract watercolor in purple, green and gold…obviously inspired by the colors she saw all around her       I’ve had so much fun crocheting lately and I … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Patterns, Pineapple Burgers & Yellow Roses

We are celebrating this early Spring in full force         With a bright table of roses, patterns, and fancy burgers of course       A picnic for 2     This is the view     Bright colors and plates       Those burgers await!     The pattern on … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Best French Fries Ever

Short and simple today as I am recovering from 4 days of chaos  fun with my children and grandchildren     They had a very good time, with weather stollen from summer…         As usual, there was a lot of cooking going on         And what’s more kid friendly … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinnamon Roll King Cake

Fat Tuesday is next week, so you might want to celebrate with a king cake that’s so easy to make you will have plenty of time for catching beads and moon pies!       This is a “not really cooking” recipe, it’s basically just opening a couple of cans and adding some sugar   … Continue reading

Home Decor, Time to think Spring & Green!

Now that were more than midway through February, it’s time to start thinking Spring & Green!       Time to polish up your shamrocks!         Shiny garland is wrapped around this one so it will show up against the gray front door       Paint some Lucky Gift Sacks and Pinch Me … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Deep Blue Sea

  This is a whimsical painting I did for the boys room at the beach           They are all about fishing!         A little tongue in cheek with an image of our boat heading the opposite direction from the fish…         I often just squeeze … Continue reading

Creations, Crochet Cozy for Baby

A “cozy” is what I call a smaller version of an afghan         I recently made one for myself with a combination of leftover yarn I had from various baby blankets       It’s perfect for covering your feet and legs, without the bulkiness of a full size afghan or throw … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Tease Giveaway!

We have had some really warm weather for February, with 74 degrees on Sunday     The guys had not one, but 2 grills going,  so thankful that it’s rarely snowing…     My thoughts of spring were tabletop     So throughout the house, I proceeded to shop     A pot with grass and … Continue reading

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