Fearless Friday on Thursday, Red Rose

  Fearless Friday is early this week because tomorrow I will be traveling with my fellow Tales of the Traveling Tote group, be sure to stop by for the fun and a giveaway!         Roses are not only one of my very favorite flowers, They are a favorite subject to draw and … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Recipes for Mardi Gras!

  It’s less than a week until Fat Tuesday!  🎭     Barbie Masks from DIY Barbie Blog here           Make the most of your Mardi Gras celebrations with these recipes made with Bourbon!         Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam Crostini with Pimiento Cheese & Praline Pecans     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

  Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad         Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896         Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to … Continue reading

Creations, Decoupage Memory Box

  I know Valentine’s day is so yesterday, but it is still February, and I had an idea about how I could enjoy my Valentine cards all year long         I found this wood cube in the craft section of Target and decided to decoupage parts of the cards on it   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fast & Loose Watercolor

  I have a severe case of Spring Fever which I am treating with flowers!     When I ran across the photo below I just had to paint these colorful glads!   {source Home Depot}     I haven’t painted with watercolors in a while and decided a fast and loose approach was the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Pimiento Cheese Gratin

  This recipe combines a steak house favorite Creamed Spinach with a Southern Staple, Pimiento Cheese         Most of the guys I know hate Pimiento Cheese I think they feel like it’s a girly girl dish served at teas and showers which is truly silly So to humor HHjr who has a … Continue reading

Creations, St. Patrick’s Day Basket

  St. Patrick’s Day is a big event at our house No we’re not Irish… It’s my granddaughter CC’s birthday ☘️       She is going to be 6!!       Where does time go? Maybe the leprechauns can slow it down!       Knowing it was going to be a rainy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chili Cheese Grits Super Supper Bowl

  Today’s Take-out Tuesday is more of an idea than a recipe         This is a bowl of comfort food heaven!         Meaty chili, cheesy grits, and creamy corn         A spoonful of this, a spoonful of that, or a little of each…       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Time!

  We had a lovely, laid back Valentine’s day at the beach,       But February on the coast means Everything is covered in purple gold and green!       Mardi Gras Madness, as the locals know         Means bring out the decorations, put on a show!       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Changing Colors

  This has been a busy week, all of a sudden I am redoing my bedroom 😳 I had mentioned to HHjr that the next time he had a hole in his schedule, I would love for his guys to paint my bedroom Next thing I knew, “hey Mom, it would really help me out … Continue reading

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