Take-out Tuesday, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  In the spirit of trying to stay positive and upbeat as we deal with this crisis Let’s take a moment to be grateful for the little things and think happy thoughts…like frolicking leprechauns! ☘️ Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️       Since we will be eating at home for a while Here are … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Giveaway Winner!

  We have a winner!         First I want to personally thank all of you that read, enjoy and comment on our Tales of the Traveling Tote posts We love sharing our sisterhood adventures and doing quarterly MacKenzie-Childs giveaways!       A quick update for those of you who have been … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Rainbow Girl

  Don’t be worried about bad luck this Friday the 13th I have a special leprechaun here to make sure bad luck stays away!         This little guy was done by one of my fearless readers using the tutorial I posted last week         Didn’t she do a great … Continue reading

Home Decor, Spring Fever

  Today I rounded up some of my favorite Spring crafts, centerpieces and vignettes to give you ideas for bringing Spring into your home right now!!       This MacCarrot door swag, so named because of it’s MacKenzie Childs inspiration, is a fun project that can be hung on a door or wall It’s … Continue reading

Party Panache, Rainbow Cupcakes

  Our little leprechaun, CC, celebrated her St. Pat’s birthday early this year         “Mom, would you please handle getting cupcakes for her party?” “Her theme is rainbow, and we’ll need probably 36…”         “No problem” I replied… Well that was about 2 weeks ago, and I got busy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s asparagus ravioli Cook the pasta according to package directions, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Saving Time Salad

If your part of the world is on Daylight Saving Time, you no doubt are looking for that hour you lost when you Sprung Forward today! I am calling this salad Saving Time Salad because it includes Chick-Fila chicken nuggets Using take-out chicken certainly is a time saver! This is my version of a Cobb … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leprechan Love

  We have been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week Let’s top it off with painting and drawing shamrocks and leprechauns         You can draw this little lucky guy on paper or paint him on glass         I used this free clip art leprechaun for my model     … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Lucky Leprechaun Snack Mix

My family loves Chex based snacks When I spotted Peanut Butter Chex I had to try it I decided to make a St. Patrick’s Day version I grabbed some “Irish” potato sticks GOLDfish, and “treasure coins” aka peanut M & Ms Combine the Chex, Goldfish, and Potato Sticks Place on a large deep rimmed sheet … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pot ‘o Gold Quiche

I am in a St. Patrick’s Day ☘️ mood this week and want to share this delicious quiche with you today I love to make quiche, not only does it taste wonderful, it’s actually very easy to make, you can use whatever you have on hand and it’s a one dish meal…that checks a lot … Continue reading