Recipe Box, Easy Bake Lemon Bars

  I am all about lightening and brightening this week, as day after dreary January day goes by When I was preparing the January Paint Bucket, my monthly list of recipe inspiration, I stumbled upon so many recipes for easy lemon bars with a small number of ingredients, and many of the recipes are exactly … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Oodles of Noodles with Peanut Sauce

  I tend to stay away from recipes that have to be prepared at the last minute because at the end of the day, sometimes the last thing I want to do is cook I prefer to make things earlier in the day and just pop them in the oven         But … Continue reading

Creations, Things to be Thinking about in January

  Okay, so I know we’re all about new beginnings, reorganizing, decluttering and deep cleaning, making New Year’s resolutions and living better, healthier… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun too!         Just ahead is Valentine’s Day, let’s think of some fun things we can do now to get ready   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lighten Up with Baked Waffle Fries

  I’m still under the weather with my cold… Wait where does that silly idiom come from???   Anyway…🀧   What makes everything better?? Potatoes! And guess what, these are a lot less guilty than french fries, plus they’re incredibly easy to make!         Crispy on the outside and soft on the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Stroganoff Repeat

  I came down with a nasty cold last week and haven’t been able to do much but blow my nose and sit under a blanket…definitely not enough energy to hit the kitchen…but wanting some comfort food         I was looking over the January Paint Bucket, thinking maybe HHjr would make something … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Recipe Round-up

Even though I LOVE vegetables, Broccoli has always been one of my least favorites     I chose it for last January’s Flavor of the Month because I wanted to find different ways of using it, so I rounded up all the recipes I have made and loved with broccoli Some of the recipes are … 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

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  And just like that, it’s January!       This year I decided I wasn’t going to rush putting away the holiday decorations, but when I got up on the day after Christmas I looked around and thought, “all this has got to go!” I am getting ready for a New Year with less … 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!Β  I also picked up a couple of boxes of Mini Quiches, … Continue reading

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