Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry

๐ŸŽƒย  Happy Halloween!ย  ๐Ÿ‘ป   I wonder what they are going to be this year?   Will you be trick or treating?     Here’s a treat you can make with the leftover Halloween loot~     Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry     Borrow some candy from your little trick or treaters and make … Continue reading

Holidays, Holiday Head Start & Gift-away!

I am not rushing the holidays, I promise!   My youngest son was born on Thanksgiving Day, and he would always insist that there would be no holiday anything until Thanksgiving was properly celebrated…so I get it…     I do love November, to me it’s a quiet month, after the joys of summer and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pink Poinsettias

Let’s paint some flowers today     Pink Poinsettias are my favorite holiday flower     They are full of so many beautiful colors and tones     Not to stress you out but did you know there are only 58 days until Christmas????     As I filled in the shapes with color I … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Versatile Harvest Pumpkin Tart, Breakfast, Brunch or Appetizer

This harvest tart is a savory delight, pumpkin paired with bacon and caramelized onions       It is so versatile, you can use it with maple syrup for breakfast, topped with an egg for brunch, or cut into squares for an appetizer sure to please     Plus, it’s incredibly easy!!     Caramelize … Continue reading

Tablescapes, International Artist Day

Happy International Artist Day! Please join me for a celebration!   “For over a decade International Artist Day has honored the contribution artists have and are making to society. On IAD, October 25, take an artist to lunch, or buy that painting that’s been haunting you for the last month. Visit a gallery, or go … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli & Cheese Dip or Spread

Let’s face it     Hot and melty cheese dips are pretty hard to resist       Add some bacon, and well, that makes it even harder     But if you add a nice fresh green vegetable like broccoli       Why it becomes almost health food!!       And it’s … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Favorites from Fall

For the first time in maybe…ever … I have no energy…     Zip, nada, nil…     This cold, or whatever I have, has rendered me non functional…     as in not doing anything…     I don’t even have enough energy to care that I don’t have any energy       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pour the Wine

My thoughts and prayers have been with California…     Save the grapes!! So many have been impacted by the wildfires and devastation on the West Coast… Let’s have a glass of wine in their honor…     There are so many different types of markers and pens available now     These Chameleon pens … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Jazz up your Soup!

Somehow I got a cold… I can’t even blame the grands, they are healthy… I think it’s stress and exhaustion… The good news is the water leaks are fixed, ๐Ÿ’ฆย  {thank you for all your kind words!} hurricane season is winding down,ย ย  ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿพย  ๐Ÿฅ‚ and we finally have some cool temps!ย  ๐Ÿ Let’s take … Continue reading

Party Panache, Tiramisu Jars

I have never been superstitious about Friday the 13th, but last Friday was frightful!     DD and her family arrived for a Spooky Visit to celebrate her birthday Which wasn’t frightful, but delightful!     HH & I had the menu planned, the groceries bought, and some of the food already made, We were … Continue reading

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