Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

  I have been using Shipt grocery delivery at the beach house even before Covid 19 because it is so convenient I wanted to make something easy for the boys supper time arrival last Thursday, they love tacos, they love BBQ, they love pineapple…        BBQ chicken in the slow cooker would be … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lazy Day Grape Salad

  I have shared this recipe before, but its so perfect for summer meals and gatherings, it’s worth sharing again…         Grapes are wonderful on their own of course by the handful or perhaps a glass of wine         They are a delicious addition to salad     Modern … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wine & Cheese

  How about some wine and cheese today?   I have been enjoying the June Doodlewash Challenge These monthly challenges are a great motivator to draw and paint every day There is a list of prompts that you can use for inspiration I painted this wine and cheese scene from the daily prompt “cheese”   … Continue reading

Creations, Uncle Sam’s Hat Vase

  Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels If you’re visiting from B4s and Afters didn’t she have a great idea to recreate a tired decoration?!         Let’s get crafting!         We’ve all had to craft with what we have … Continue reading

Recipe Box, BLT Salad with Buttermilk Bleu Cheese

    I have a neighbor who is constantly bringing me tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables from his garden        I thanked him with a Garden Tomato cutting board from my Society 6 Shop         My favorite summer meal is a BLT sandwich with homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with Uncle Sam

  Welcome to the Patriotic Tablescape Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels  I decided to build my table around a patriotic icon, Uncle Sam   photo source   There are varied stories about the origin of the term Uncle Sam He is widely recognized and remembered for his recruiting posters and his … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Salted Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars

  June weekends on the coast mean fishing and this weekend it was “bachelor weekend” HHjr arrived with 2 of his buddies ready for a fishing adventure with several more friends in town for the weekend         They spent Friday preparing their equipment and loading the boat And Saturday they hit the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Chrysanthemums

  I did this painting for the Doodlewash June challenge the prompt was “chrysanthemums”           My inspiration photo is by Jerry Wang on Unsplash here       I loved the blurred background and the crisp edges of the one bloom in focus I did the background first by laying down … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Bourbon Corn Gratin

      Is there anything better than fresh corn in the summer time?         It’s perfect simply roasted or grilled, but here’s another way to serve it~ This is a great casserole that can be prepared ahead of time and it makes a unique summer side dish that will always be … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Keeping Cool with Watermelon

  Let’s cool off with some watermelon today         With higher temperatures on the way         Watermelon is a refreshing treat on a hot summer day!         I set a watermelon table for 2         It’s full of watermelon slices and has a … Continue reading

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