Fearless Friday, Eye of the Tiger

  Let’s draw a tiger today!         This photo source was my inspiration I like the way the face is cropped, I feel like it heightens the drama       Pick a start point when you start your drawing and then go on to add the rest of the elements   … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Galentine Cups & Mugs

  It’s fun to give special people in your life a little treat, Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day is the perfect occasion!         Fill a mug or teacup with a few Valentine treats It’s like a mini gift basket, as fun to make and give, as it is to get!     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thinking Pink and Valentine’s Day

  I’ve been thinking pink and Valentine’s Day lately             In the spirit of keeping things cheerful and bright I refreshed the foyer tulips with more beautiful flowers and couldn’t resist adding a few Valentine touches       Bright yellow, green and pink not traditional Valentine colors, but so … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Killer Mushroom Cream Sauce

  Okay, so… YOU’VE GOT TO TRY THIS!!         It is AMAZING!!!           And believe it or not, it is REALLY REALLY EASY!         Trim the stem and leaves off of a head of cauliflower and cut into thick slices, or “steaks” Drizzle with olive … Continue reading

Party Panache, 20 Super Star Recipes & Ideas for Super Bowl Sunday!

  Next Sunday is the Super Bowl Whether you’re a football fan or not, it’s always fun to see the wacky new commercials I hear that Planter’s is going to kill Mr. Peanut this year… 😱         We love any excuse for a party around here, and our favorite way to serve … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hydro Dipping

  Have you heard about the new craze Hydro Dipping?       You fill a tub with water and then spray paint the surface with several colors         Then you quickly take an object or canvas and submerge it in the water         The paint forms an abstract … Continue reading

Recipe Box, White Chicken & Corn Chili, Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

  I made my first Instant Pot dinner the other night Omg, I am in love! I had no idea how incredible this appliance is!!         It can do so many things! Forgive me for being slow to come to the Instant Pot party!!         Oh! You can make … Continue reading

Home Decor, Love Lantern and a Winter Valentine Mantel

  I am slowly transitioning out of January this week {winter winter go away!}         My pretty poinsettia was looking sad It has been blasted by a heating vent in our freezing weather I was tiring of the green garland too, it was looking cumbersome and I was ready for a change … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Garlic, Fresh Mozzarella, and Parmesan

  This dish sounds fancy, but shhh…. It’s really super easy to throw together after a busy day         Spaghetti Squash, broccoli, fresh garlic, Parmesan and Mozzarella Fresh, healthy ingredients         First, put 6-8 deep slits into the squash with a small sharp knife Then microwave it for 5 … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tabletop Tulip Garden

  I popped into Trader Joe’s last week It was like a trip to the Netherlands, There were tulips everywhere!         At $5 a bunch I scooped up 3, pink, red, and apricot         It’s supposed to be a very cold week         I don’t like … Continue reading