Party Panache, Spring Bird’s Nest Cake

  A little creative cake baking today     When I wasn’t able to get the chocolate eggs I wanted for this bird’s nest cake I had to put my thinking cap on…         A simple chocolate bundt cake         With salted caramel drizzle         πŸ˜‹ … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Creative Pizza and Pasta

  There is a constant movie playing when I sit on the porch at the beach I watch the birds, dolphins and boats         A favorite pastime for boaters is to pull up on the sandy shore of an island, and picnic, swim, visit and play Taken with my iPhone from our … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

  We have been pretty fortunate getting groceries, but have learned to be flexible On a recent trip HHjr came home with 6 smallish cucumbers They were wrapped in a sealed package so hadn’t been handled         An Asian style simple dressing is made with ingredients I always keep in my pantry, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Home School Treats aka Pantry Candy Bars

  Home School started at our house this week         I know many people are finding themselves in a new roll as a teacher         I am really proud of HHjr, he is taking his new role very seriously… I’m now calling him “the Principal” He is tough!   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  In the spirit of trying to stay positive and upbeat as we deal with this crisis Let’s take a moment to be grateful for the little things and think happy thoughts…like frolicking leprechauns! ☘️ Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️       Since we will be eating at home for a while Here are … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

  There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now         Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready         I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pot ‘o Gold Quiche

  I am in a St. Patrick’s Day ☘️ mood this week and want to share this delicious quiche with you today         I love to make quiche, not only does it taste wonderful, it’s actually very easy to make, you can use whatever you have on hand and it’s a one … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

  The March Paint Bucket is posting early because the next few days are busy! Tomorrow, Fearless Friday, we are going to have a colorful tea party 🎨 Then Sunday, March 1, it is time for Tales of the Traveling Tote πŸ‘œ with a MacKenzie-Childs giveaway Then on Tuesday, March 3, Super Tuesday It will … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Hello February!! So many fun holidays and events this month Today is Groundhog’s Day AND Super Bowl Sunday, Then on the horizon isΒ  the Academy Awards, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras! This month’s paint bucket has plenty of party food for all the celebrations   Chocolate Ravioli   The flavor/theme … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Killer Mushroom Cream Sauce

  Okay, so… YOU’VE GOT TO TRY THIS!!         It is AMAZING!!!           And believe it or not, it is REALLY REALLY EASY!         Trim the stem and leaves off of a head of cauliflower and cut into thick slices, or “steaks” Drizzle with olive … Continue reading

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