Take-out Tuesday, 5 Minute Key Lime Ice Cream Pie!

Seriously, you can make this pie in 5 minutes!! And it’s the perfect Summer dessert The only thing hard about this recipe is waiting a few hours for it to set Just a few ingredients~ Limes, Cool Whip, salt, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, lime juice and a graham cracker crust In a large mixing bowl … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunflowers and Pumpkins

Prayers for Louisiana and all the Gulf Coast as Hurricane Ida approaches…๐Ÿ™ Things are secure at our beach house, I guess we’ll find out if our new pier is hurricane proof… I shared a tutorial for this Sunflower Fall Lantern last week, and after making it I couldn’t wait to use it as a centerpiece … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Pumpkin Vignette

I have been adding pumpkins and sunflowers to my decor this week As we edge closer to fall I thought it would be fun to draw a fun Fall vignette today with printables for you to color or print out to use for your own decor Pumpkins are easy to draw, think of them as … Continue reading

Creations, Fall Lantern

Welcome to the August edition of the monthly Creative Craft Hop! Thank you Sara from Birdz of a Feather for hosting our hop this summer Have your thoughts turned from Summer to Fall? As much as I love summer, I have been thinking about Fall and have started putting away summery things and bringing out … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Sandwiches

School has started in Alabama and with it comes hectic afternoons and evenings The slow cooker is invaluable for making and holding dinner on busy nights This recipe is family friendly, perfect for days when everyone coming and going at different times The tasty tangy sauce is made with pantry ingredients, ketchup, garlic, BBQ sauce, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Early Fall Round-up

I have been thinking Fall the past few days, and getting out some early fall decor I am joining Rita at Panoply for an early Fall tablescape Hop on Sept. 7 I looked back on Fall tables I’ve done in the past for ideas and inspiration Autumn in Bloom featured hydrangeas and roses paired with … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Bloody Mary Glasses

I had a hand painted glass and accessories business for 12 years, painting glassware and tabletop items for gift shops all over the state of Alabama. I loved it but it was a lot of work, I was basically working all day, everyday… I had to purchase the items, create the designs, wash and paint … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Spring Roll Wraps with Sweet Chili Peanut Paste

Hereโ€™s what I love about spring rolls~  the fresh vegetables and wonderful colors peaking through the transparent paper wrapper Hereโ€™s what I hate about spring rolls~  often they are hard to eat, and when you dip them, the sauce always seems to drip everywhere and the roll falls apart Soooooo, I re-invented them a little… … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday Rainbow Ravioli Bake

I named this Rainbow Ravioli because not only is does the ravioli have a pretty orange stripe, the dish is full of rainbow of vegetables I had a package of asparagus ravioli in my freezer and decided to pair it with a medley of fresh vegetables and bake it like a casserole You can use … Continue reading

Tablescapes, August Sunflowers

It’s hot, buggy and muggy outside but inside it’s cool… the bees won’t sting, the sunflowers are bright and there’s a frog who just jumped out of his pool! Fergal’s wearing a crown and is proudly perched on a mossy ball The bees buzzing around aren’t bothering him at all! Bees are buzzing on the … Continue reading