Fearless Friday, Fast & Loose Floral

It had been way to long since I had some acrylic fun in my studio so I decided to just paint a large fast and loose floral, with not much in mind except color and bold shapes and strokes This is my paint cabinet, it holds all my acrylic paint tubes and I have color … Continue reading

Wildlife

  🎶 Ding Dong 🎶       “Hi, I’m Ben, and I’m here to do your annual Termite inspection,” he said “I’ll be back to give you my report in a little while…”         Why can’t real houses be fun to keep up like doll houses?         🎶 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Fiesta Frito Pie

  One of the main dish recipes on the June Paint Bucket is Deep Dish Frito Pie from the Food Network The Monthly Paint Bucket is my way of paring down recipes I want to make, to a manageable list of recipes to draw inspiration from during the month, so I don’t waste a lot … Continue reading

Lucky Me, Lucky You!

    A lucky thing happened to me when I was on the coast  recently…         I have a good friend that lives in nearby Fairhope, Al.  She writes a column for Al.com and the Mobile Press Register, an Alabama newspaper with additional publications in Birmingham and Huntsville         … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Tortellini Alfredo

  Last week HHjr said, “Let’s have a pasta bake for dinner Tuesday, I’m in the mood for some creamy tortellini…”         We take turns cooking, and while he was busy getting his boys to baseball practice and rock climbing after school, I threw this together for supper       Only … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Best Pizza Dough Ever!

Last weekend, we had Spring like weather, with 70 degrees mid day, and I spent most of the day outside on the patio.  As the sun went down and the temps dropped a bit, we lit the fire and got the pizza oven going. HHjr made a batch of pizza dough earlier in the day, … Continue reading

Frantic Friday!

  Today’s Fearless Friday is about not panicking when you make a mistake, but instead letting the mistake work for you         “Hey Jenna, you still up?” “Yes, what’s going on?’ “Scout is making signs for her teachers and she wrote Mrs. instead of Ms, is there anyway to fix them?” “Sure, … Continue reading

Home Decor, Fresh Centerpieces for the Holidays

My sister-in-law is very high energy and super organized, and when we had lunch the other day she told me that she was just about finished with her Christmas shopping… 😵 She is in charge of table centerpieces for a neighborhood holiday party and asked me to help her with holiday centerpiece ideas   MacKenzie-Childs Inspired … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Farm Kitchen

  Pumpkin Alert! Pumpkins are supposed to arrive at Trader Joe’s today! You can bet that TJ’s will be my first stop when I get back to the “city” tomorrow!     In the meantime, I’ve been having a little fun with my “beach” pumpkins       Last year’s Pumpkin Farm has moved into … Continue reading

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