Holidays, Boo!

  Happy Halloween!         Are you here for the “Boos?”         Oh good! I’ve got plenty of Boos for you today!                                           You’ve been Booed!!         … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

  Not to rush things, but since October has flown by       It’s time to start thinking about the flavors of Thanksgiving… Even if you aren’t cooking or perhaps this isn’t a holiday you celebrate, this month’s recipe bucket list is full of fall updated favorites  Recipes for any gathering or to simply … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Honey Mustard Chicken with Mushrooms

  Please join me in saying constant Prayers for my home state California and everyone suffering with loss and disruption…   Now that it’s almost November, days are going to get busier and busier!         If you have 5 Minutes  chicken, mushrooms, mustard, mayo, lemon, honey You are about to have a … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Raid the Pantry Cracker Toffee

  Who can resist a bite of a homemade sweet treat… This super easy recipe can be adapted to what you have in your pantry!         I rate this recipe Triple D Decadent, Dangerous & Delicious!         You can use any kind of rectangular or square crackers you have … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wild Flower Field

  Last week we talked about the similarities between cooking and painting I shared my Recipe for a Painting and the preparations I do to get started         Today, let’s paint!         I started with the sky, using a light application of white letting the red come through producing … Continue reading

Tablescapes, MacPumpkin Octoberfest

  I have been enjoying  Fanciful Pumpkins so much in my Fall decor         I call them MacPumpkins because they were inspired by MacKenzie-Childs         Time to bring them to the table!         I displayed them “bakery” style, perched on cake stands of different heights   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Favorites Featuring Pumpkin

  How do you feel about pumpkin recipes? Do you try to make pumpkin everything or do you cringe and avoid it like a bad cold?        I have discovered some absolutely wonderful ways to enjoy this fall classic ingredient that are worth a second look   Pumpkin Patch Salad is paired with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Candy Corn Lemon Danish

  Candy corn is one of those things that you either love love or hate hate… I love to use candy corn for decorating, but not for eating…       So these creamy lemon danish may look like candy corn…         But they are sweet and lemony         … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Halloween Birthday Basket

  We were supposed to be on the coast this weekend celebrating DD’s birthday         We started seeing rain in the forecast on Tuesday All of a sudden, by Wednesday morning there was a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico We reluctantly called off the weekend…       And by … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Recipe for a Painting

    Similar to cooking, a painting requires a series of preparation steps           When you begin to make a recipe, you first gather your ingredients, then you  do the primary preparations such as chopping, cooking pasta, browning meat, grating cheese, etc. Then you proceed to assemble and cook your dish … Continue reading

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