Fearless Friday, Blue Flowers

Sometimes I see a painting that instantly fall in love with and the first thing I want to do is paint it myself We’ve talked before about copying other artist’s work and it’s important to remember that it is totally acceptable as long as you credit the artist and don’t try to pass it off … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Loaded Cheeseburger Salad

Hamburgers make a regular appearance at our house, an easy dinner that we all love, and there is usually bacon and cheese involved… We also love a main dish salad, even 10 year old Big E, like Perfect Taco Salad or Saving Time Chicken Nugget Salad… with warmer temps coming up, how about a cheeseburger … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Turning Leftovers into a Wow Meal!

I am a huge fan of the “cook once, eat twice” philosophy It’s always nice to have leftovers on hand, and with chicken there are so many possibilites… chicken salad, chicken casseroles, chicken soup… But if you want to change it into something different and exciting you have to think outside the box a little… … Continue reading

Home Decor, Tulip Love

Every Spring I fall in love with tulips all over again… There is something about Spring tulips that just makes my heart sing, and I love to fill my home with them For Easter I wanted to have tulips on the kitchen island as the centerpiece for our lunch buffet I got purple and pink/orange … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Home Sweet Home

When I saw this photo, my pen and paint brush started itching… Doesn’t it look like a storybook cottage, such a cozy and welcoming home? {Pinterest source} I started by drawing the complicated roof line Then I sketched in the other parts of the house Then I inked over the pencil You can download a … Continue reading

From Blah to Awe, upcycled plastic canister

Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Hop hosted this month by Donna from Modern on Monticello while Sara takes a short break Thank you Donna! Welcome friends, readers and visitors from Patina & Paint! Today is all about taking a grocery store plastic canister from blah to Awe! All it takes is paper, Mod Podge … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Baked Artichoke Hearts Parmesan, Bunny Spinach Dip and Menu Shortcuts

Happy Tuesday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend We celebrated Easter with an indoor egg hunt and a delicious lunch I wanted to make it feel special, but also keep it both kid and adult friendly You might be thinking, wow, that’s a lot of work, but let me share a few easy … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Easter 2022!

I wish you a very blessed and Happy Easter! It’s a new beginning, time for hope and joy… 💕 Jenna 🌷

Fearless Friday, Printable Easter Tags

This is a busy time for many of us… with Easter, Passover and other Spring celebrations going on Just in case you have forgotten to get some cute gift tags for your special gifts, I’ve got you covered! As I was preparing my Easter gifts I realized I was lacking one very important thing, Tags! … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach, Mushroom, & Bacon Quiche

Quiche is one of my very favorite go to foods, it’s sophisticated and elegant, yet comfort food at it’s best… AND there are infinite ways to make it! You can make it with specific ingredients or just use what’s in your refrigerator or vegetable bin, a little of this and a little of that! You … Continue reading