Recipe Box, Crazy Pizza Bread Loaf

There is a recipe on my Paint Bucket this month for a Pull Apart Pizza from Climbing Grier Mountain     It is basically an assembled raw pizza     Cut into strips and then into squares, stacked into 4 or 5 sections, and placed in a loaf pan to bake That sounded like fun … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Ideas, DIYs and Giftaway Winner!

With Thanksgiving and the December holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking gifts! Some of the most treasured packages are things made from the heart, that extra meaningful gesture of giving something you have made Here are some suggestions for hostess gifts, friendship gifts, and something for someone who has everything   … Continue reading

Holidays, Turkey Topped Pecan Pie

  Let’s talk a little turkey…       An easy pie decoration~     And an easy pie! Have you seen Pecan Pie in a jar? I have seen it at Trader Joe’s, Williams Sonoma, and it’s available on line at  Amazon here I took a little liberty and added some chocolate chips   … Continue reading

Holidays, Holiday Head Start & Gift-away!

I am not rushing the holidays, I promise!   My youngest son was born on Thanksgiving Day, and he would always insist that there would be no holiday anything until Thanksgiving was properly celebrated…so I get it…     I do love November, to me it’s a quiet month, after the joys of summer and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, International Artist Day

Happy International Artist Day! Please join me for a celebration!   “For over a decade International Artist Day has honored the contribution artists have and are making to society. On IAD, October 25, take an artist to lunch, or buy that painting that’s been haunting you for the last month. Visit a gallery, or go … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pour the Wine

My thoughts and prayers have been with California…     Save the grapes!! So many have been impacted by the wildfires and devastation on the West Coast… Let’s have a glass of wine in their honor…     There are so many different types of markers and pens available now     These Chameleon pens … Continue reading

Holidays, Spooky Visit

Aaaarrrrrggghhh…     Ahoy mateys!     I’m here to give you a spoooooky welcome!     I’ve been having some BOOS to celebrate your arrival       Come on in, we’re ready for spooky fall fun     A haunted house, a pumpkin pile, along with other fluff     Makes for a … Continue reading

Home Decor, Hurricane Weary

Having a coastal home for 31 years means we’ve experienced a lot of hurricanes and storms     We’ve seen all kinds of crazy things, a couple of years ago we had an inch of hail in April!     Hurricanes are the definite downside of the life in paradise, we try to think of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leaves of Change

We don’t have the first autumn leaf on the Alabama Gulf Coast, our leaves are of the palm variety…     Why not paint some!     I started with painting an area with clear water and adding color, known as the wet into wet technique     This is the fun side of watercolor, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Witches Wicked Candlelight Supper

  Welcome my pretties, come in, come in!     You are just in time for the wicked fun to begin!     There are plenty of seats     And wicked good treats     We’ll toast to all things spider     With a glass of poison cider!       No time … Continue reading

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