Tablescapes, Pink Kisses

  Happy Valentine’s Day!         My sweet daughter and son in law gave me these gorgeous flowers last weekend         Pinky red tulips and a hydrangea, plus a white and pale pink hydrangea, in a frosted hot pink vase… Swoon!         Tones of red, pinks and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lite Cannoli Dip

  How about a dessert than is a little less guilty         A sweet treat that feels indulgent         Yet made with low fat ricotta and whipped cream cheese,       Served with low cal dippers           You’ll feel like you had a slice … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine’s Day The Easy Way

It’s all about Valentine’s Day this week with a Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop, a buffet of ideas for beautiful, romantic, sweet or fun ways to set your table for Valentine’s Day ❤️   You can enjoy a lot of Valentine fun without working too hard…         You know the old saying, “The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, XO Hugs & Kisses

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Valentine Blog Hop!       Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a birthday in my house,  my son was born on Valentine’s Day, and he is a real sweetheart!         To keep this table more on the masculine side, I chose to use black, … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Where In the World …

  Hello! Welcome to  “Where in the World …” a new Tales of the Traveling Tote adventure! The Tales of the Traveling Tote group is made up of 12 McKenzie-Childs loving ladies who all happen to have the same tote bag that we love to photograph in various places         Back in … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Appetizers for Super Bowl

  Only 1 more football game before the season is over, and since it’s the Super Bowl, you’re going to want some super great noshes!       I have 3 easy peasy delicious new bites to share with you today, plus a round up of past favorites The printable recipes can be found at … Continue reading

Holidays, Starting the New year

I don’t ever look at my sites stats, or worry much about traffic…my goal and my joy as a blogger comes from providing information, entertainment, ideas, eye candy and creative inspiration… So when I saw so many other bloggers with round ups of their top posts of 2018, I was curious and just had to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wedge Salad Dip and Garnish Ideas

  🍾Happy New Year!         My goal for January is to lighten things up and although this dip not exactly diet fare, it is a lighter version of a typical party dip with low fat sour cream and lots of vegetables         I served this to our Alabama football … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Christmas Eve Menu with old favorites new ways

  I am getting a little a Lot of help from Trader Joe’s for our Christmas Eve party this year         We tried the Crispy Vegetable Pouches and they are quite yummy, so I went back and got 4 more boxes!  I also picked up a couple of boxes of Mini Quiches, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Santa’s Surprise, Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

  4 ingredients No cooking required 15 minutes to assemble Everyone will love it!     Peppermint Ice Cream Cake!         It’s hard to beat Peppermint ice cream…         But if you add Oreo cookies, Cool Whip and chopped chocolate peppermint bark, it goes to a new level!   … Continue reading

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