Holidays, Halloween Candy Recipes!

Happy Halloween!  🎃       Will you be trick or treating, trick or trunking or having some form of spooky fun?         CC went to a painting party where they had a witch leg birthday cake       and she painted her own witch leg masterpiece         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This salad is full of Fall flavors, and if you want to make it into a main dish salad, you can add cheese, chicken and/or bacon         Not only is this easy to make, especially if you use a washed and ready salad mix, it is a bowl of beautiful colors, textures, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Octoberfest Sausage Sauerkraut Balls

  Time for a little Octoberfest fun!         HH’s parents were full German, and my MIL made the best sauerbraten…they also used to take us to a local restaurant that served sauerkraut balls as a complimentary appetizer.  When I saw a sauerkraut ball recipe on Momoe’s Kitchen, it brought back so many … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wacky Witch!

  I wanted to do a witch drawing, but didn’t have a clear idea of what she’d look like, so I began with a light pencil sketch       Starting with simple shapes, this Wacky Witch is immediately recognizable by her hat         Next she got some flying, unruly hair, a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, MacKenzie-Childs Fall Farm Kitchen

There is a fall hop this week hosted by Follow the Yellow Brick Home, Creative Fall Decorating with Baskets I saw so many cute baskets, I just had to join the fun…my first instinct was to go shopping, but then I thought, maybe I should look around and shop my house first…   On the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, You’ve Been Booed!!

  Welcome to the annual Halloween Tablescape Hop hosted by talented Chloe from Celebrate and Decorate!     You will want to visit every table {links below} they are beyond fabulous this year!         What could be better for Halloween         Than a table of ghosts and a spooky … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Semi Homemade Corn Chowder and Corn Biscuit Pudding

Have you seen the new soups Campbell’s just added to their product line?   Well, they are new to me anyway, Cream of Sweet Corn and Cream of Bacon, what??? These certainly caught my attention!       I made the Cream of Corn Soup and added extra corn kernels and grated cheddar, yum!  Almost … Continue reading

Home Decor, Fresh Centerpieces for the Holidays

My sister-in-law is very high energy and super organized, and when we had lunch the other day she told me that she was just about finished with her Christmas shopping… 😵 She is in charge of table centerpieces for a neighborhood holiday party and asked me to help her with holiday centerpiece ideas   MacKenzie-Childs Inspired … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Letting Loose

It’s been way too long since I have painted with acrylics so I decided to let loose with a fast and furious abstract         I painted the canvas with black gesso         I choose a few colors and put them on a piece of palette paper       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Broccoli Soup with Cornbread Croutons

I think it’s now officially soup season! How about some Broccoli Soup with Cornbread Croutons and Ham Dippers?  I originally posted this soup in 2013, but it is so good it’s worth sharing again…       Fresh broccoli, onions, carrots, broth, milk and extra sharp cheddar, how could this not be delicious~     … Continue reading

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