Thoughts on Thursday

Everything feels upside down this week as we watch and worry for all those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  We have been sort of “rained in,” as bands from the remnants of the storm cover our coastline My normal posting schedule has been in a bit of a spin too, with a Fall Tablescape Hop for … Continue reading

Party Panche, Tiramisu Bundt Cake with Kahlua Caramel

At first glance this cake might look complicated…     But it’s really a piece of cake  😂     The cake is made from a Fudge Marble cake mix, and enhanced with strong coffee, Kahlua, milk, butter and 4 eggs Follow the instructions on the mix box for making the chocolate swirl, adding the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Farm

This is Take-out Tuesday with a twist today, I do have a great recipe to share but first let’s join the fun for Celebrate & Decorate’s Fall Tablescape Hop   I have been hopping with this group through several seasons, and you won’t want to miss any of their fabulous tables and ideas!  A big … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Tropical Summer Finale

Prayers, Prayers and Prayers to all in harm’s way this week… We will be experiencing lots of rain from hovering Hurricane Harvey and hope the sun will be back shining for Labor Day weekend   My family will be arriving for the long holiday weekend and we will be celebrating the holiday with a Tropical … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fresh Fall Figs

Is is still hot where you are?   😅     It is hot and humid on the Gulf coast, typical for August,  so I have been drawing inside, in the AC     I have been exploring and experimenting with all kinds of art supplies, dusting off some old ones and trying out some new, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Squash Galette w/Tempura Onion Topping

I know I posted about zucchini earlier this month for Sneak a Zucchini on your Neighbor’s Porch Day, but this post is more about the onions than the zucchini     Thin delicate tempura battered fried onions…sigh…     I discovered how thinly you could slice onions with a spiralizer when I made Spiralized Onion … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Favorite Autumn Salads

With September on the horizon, we are all thinking about the wonderful foods and flavors of fall     It will be hot in the South for another 6-8 weeks, so those pots of chili won’t be on my stove, but these salads will satisfy fall food cravings and still keep you cool~     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spiralized Onion & Potato Pie

I have really been having fun with my spiralizer lately, and this recipe, adapted from Olla Podrida and Inspiralized, is a nice twist 🤣 on traditional potatoes au gratin     The textures that develop during baking this dish are an unexpected surprise     The tops and edges get brown and crispy, while the … Continue reading

Home Decor, Ode to the Sunflower

  Since tomorrow is the big eclipse event, today is all about the sunflower!  🌻     Sunflowers always remind me of late summer and early fall, they are such a happy versatile flower     They are so pretty on a Sunflower table   Jardin Mexicano   On a door, Sunflower Wreath     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflowers & Simple Strokes

  Today’s Fearless Friday combines sunny sunflowers and easy painted pieces in a tablescape for a Summer Tablescape Hop hosted by Katherine of Katherine’s Corner Even though we are all starting to think about fall, summer’s not over yet so here we go! Be sure to visit all the great summer tables by clicking on the … Continue reading

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