Take-out Tuesday, National Cookie Day

  Did you know cookies were invented in Persia in the 7th century?? Yikes! I wonder how many cookie recipes are in existence?         Well, since Dec 4 is National Cookie Day, I thought I’d post a round up of my holiday cookie recipes just in time forΒ  holiday baking!     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels, Bacon, Pretzel Panzella Salad

  Looking for something different for dinner or a unique side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays?         This dish is packed with so many contrasting flavors and textures your tastebuds will sing!         A traditional panzella salad is made with crusty bread, and it soaks up the dressing … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pumpkin Butternut Squash Holiday Queso Dip

  You won’t believe how easy this showstopper dip is!         Plus, it’s full of festive holiday flavors to delight everyone’s tastebuds, even non veggie eaters! If you don’t tell them, they’ll never guess there are healthy roasted vegetables under all that cheese!         Butternut squash, pumpkin, onion, cheese … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Cranberry Flatbread made with leftovers!

I spent a relaxing weekend at the beach house, {and yes my toothache was totally caused by stress} and had a lot of fun playing in the kitchen, doing fall projects, swimming, reading, and being totally free of schedules…         One of the meals I enjoyed was a flatbread created with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Okay, wasn’t it summer just yesterday?   I can’t believe it’s time to talk turkey and holidays!   Here’s what I’m thinking about making in November The flavor of the month is Thanksgiving,Β  Fall flavors perfect for this time of year, with plenty of recipes for all kinds of gatherings You can see the links … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This salad is full of Fall flavors, and if you want to make it into a main dish salad, you can add cheese, chicken and/or bacon         Not only is this easy to make, especially if you use a washed and ready salad mix, it is a bowl of beautiful colors, textures, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Octoberfest Sausage Sauerkraut Balls

  Time for a little Octoberfest fun!         HH’s parents were full German, and my MIL made the best sauerbraten…they also used to take us to a local restaurant that served sauerkraut balls as a complimentary appetizer.Β  When I saw a sauerkraut ball recipe on Momoe’s Kitchen, it brought back so many … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sassy Sausage Squares & Bacon & Sausage Brunch Bake

These 2 easy peasy recipes will have you covered for just about any occasion!     These squares of sausage, cheese and baked dough are perfect for game day snacking, breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! This is one of our new favorite recipes, it’s inspired by a Pillsbury classic floating all over Pinterest, but I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Acorn Squash with Maple Blueberry Apple Stuffing

After a beautiful summer like weekend on the coast with my family, here we go again being chased away by yet another hurricane… agh!!!! Oh and another happy note, our house was recently invaded by squirrels! Yikes, they are running around in a pipe covering under the house and chewing and gnawing and I don’t … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Welcome October! October is one of my favorite months The weather is perfect in Alabama, crystal blue skies and mild temperatures, football is in full swing, the autumn leaves are beginning to put on a show…   Leaves of Change Pillow   and Halloween fun is on the horizon!   What Spider? pillow   The … Continue reading

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