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

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

  If you’re like me, you are in full swing Spring! 🌷 I am looking forward to lighter recipes as the weather warms and some Easter treats and dishes Easter will be different this year, no big family gatherings But it is important to keep up traditions, and celebrate in your own home with something … Continue reading

Recipe Box, A Virtual Trip to the Beach

  Let’s go to the beach today   Sea Oats     and look for sea shells         The Gulf Coast beaches are closed right now       But we have our own little patch of sand         And a blue pool to keep cool       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Diner Style Onion Burgers

  I have to admit, I am really not suffering during this time of social distancing… First of all, I love to be at home doing my favorite things Reading, writing, cooking, creating…       I also have a resident chef, who has boundless energy and loves to cook!         He … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Sunshine Cake 3 ways

  One cake, 3 desserts! This Lemon Sunshine Cake will brighten any day!         Make a traditional bundt cake or mini “bundtlettes” or cupcakes         Or make parfaits!         And, always the best part, It is very easy to make!         Combine cake … 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, Saving Time Salad

  If your part of the world is on Daylight Saving Time, you no doubt are looking for that hour you lost when you Sprung Forward today!         I am calling this salad Saving Time Salad because it includes Chick-Fila chicken nuggets Using take-out chicken certainly is a time saver! This is … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Lucky Leprechaun Snack Mix

  My family loves Chex based snacks When I spotted Peanut Butter Chex I had to try it I decided to make a St. Patrick’s Day version         I grabbed some “Irish” potato sticks GOLDfish, and “treasure coins” aka peanut M & Ms         Combine the Chex, Goldfish, and … 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

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