Party Panache, Hawaiian Party Bites

  This is going to be my go to summer appetizer 4 ingredients, 5 minute prep sweet and savory pineapple kielbasa mini skewer         There are lots of versions of this on Pinterest that were my inspiration each with a variety of flavor components I ultimately combined 2 of my favorites, Asian … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook BBq Chicken & Pineapple with Speedy Squash Bake

  I hope you had a wonderful Easter or Spring weekend!       We had a very non traditional Easter, with temps in the mid 60’s it was chilly enough to light the fire and we gathered with family and special friends for ribs, smoked chicken, a variety of apps and an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Thai Salad with Orange Peanut Dressing

  This is a “semi-homemade” salad made with the help of Chick-Fil-A and Trader Joe’s         Quick, Easy and Satisfying         A prepared cabbage and carrot slaw mix and fresh spinach are the base The salad is topped with cucumber slices, pineapple, green onions, cashews, chicken nuggets Vegetable pouches … Continue reading

Holidays, hippity hop, Easter is on it’s way!

  We usually celebrate Easter at the beach, but this year everybody has too much going on…         We decided to combine Easter with Charlie Brown’s birthday, April 16,ย  and have some family fun next Saturday afternoon…a birthday party Easter Egg Hunt!       CC and Charlie Brown’s other grandmother is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberries & Cream Bushwacker

  We enjoyed a taste of summer on the coast last weekend, Saturday was warm and sunny and was spent boating and swimming         HHjr was head chef all weekend, which gave me time to play with flowers and paint with CC       “Now that I’m 6 Gigi, I’m old … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sunny Side Up Brunch Pizza

  This tasty egg topped naan pizza makes a great brunch/lunch treat Make it for 1 or for many!         You can assemble one in mere minutes         Naan bread, pesto, fresh asparagus, Gruyรจre cheese, pine nuts and an egg         Spread on a nice layer … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Chicken Wrap with Asparagus & Bacon

  In the world of flowers daffodils signal the arrival of Spring in the US         In the world of vegetables, low prices and abundant fresh asparagus are other sure signs of Spring         I am always on the look out for recipes that can be made ahead of … Continue reading

The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

Whew, ok, so where did March go??? I guess we just Sprung right into April!   We have had such a rainy Winter and Spring in the South We only been able use our Outdoor Kitchen a few times ย I am hoping for better cookout weather in the next few months, Lots of BBQs and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Roasted Rainbow Dinner Bowl

    I am enjoying some beach time this week, my family is arriving today for Spring Break fun, but I got away early for a few days by myself       Our resident blue heron, Freddy, flew up to the porch to greet me…         He wanted to let me … Continue reading

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