Party Panache, Sweet & Savory Fig Canapes

      This is going to be my go to party bite this fall Wonderfully sweet fig jam paired with savory Manchego cheese All tucked in between 2 layers of flaky puff pastry         Not only do they taste divine The prep is simple You can have them in the oven … Continue reading

Creations and Home Decor, Fall Decor Ideas and Crafts

  I spent last weekend in a decorating flurry         It wasn’t really planned…         I decided to pop into Hobby Lobby and see what was going on…         There were pumpkins, leaves, scarecrows, sunflowers, oh my!!! So hard to believe, a few weeks ago it … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sunflower Tomato Pie

  A tray full of tomatoes just about commands a tomato pie!         Did you know that if you keep tomatoes stem side down they will last longer? Do you store your tomatoes on the counter or in the fridge? You can find important information about storing tomatoes here       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Better Than A Bakery Jammin’ Cream Cheese Danish

  I call these “better than a bakery” because not only are they incredibly easy to make, they are not as cloyingly sweet as many sweet rolls and danishes       The base is, yep, my best friend, crescent roll dough         If you have jam or jelly jars that look … Continue reading

Creations, Sunflower Door Basket

  When I got back to the city a few days ago, I was itching to fill my house with fresh sunflowers and start transitioning my decor to late summer/early fall         I had an idea rolling around in my head for a sunflower door decoration, and decided to poke around my … Continue reading

Recipe Box, OMG This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie!

  We greeted August with a celebration on Thursday, My children, son in law, and two of my grands were here, A long time family friend joined us for a special dinner in memory of HH We made peace with his passing and look forward to living life to the fullest in his honor… We … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peach, Plum, & a Dash of Rum Ice Cream

  Is there anything better on a hot day than cool ice cream?         How about ice cream topped with fresh summer fruit and made with a splash of Coconut Rum, Yum!           When I make no churn ice cream I usually use Cool Whip  it’s sooo easy … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Salsa Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Salad Wrap

  Do you have a tired zucchini, a lonely sweet pepper, a half of an onion, a bowl of cherry tomatoes?       Oh good!! All you need now is a little Salsa Chicken and  before you know it, you will be dining on a healthy and flavor filled summer meal       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Grilled Blackened Shrimp with Basil Fettucini Alfredo

  Grilled Blackened Shrimp with Basil Fettucini Alfredo… Sounds fancy doesn’t it??         Can you keep a secret? Shhh… It’s super easy to make!!           This is courtesy of HHjr         He is the definition of a morning person, especially at the beach where He … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Shallot and Everything Seasoning Dip

  If you like Everything Bagel seasoning,  and are a fan of onion dip, I hope you’ll try this twist on onion dip made with roasted shallots   😋         This recipe is from Pattie @ Olla-Podrida The base is fresh shallots Shallots are similar to onions, but with a slightly milder … Continue reading

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