Recipe Box, Ten Tried & True

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In honor of Groundhog’s Day, I rounded up my all time favorite, go-to tried and true recipes that I make over and over again         They are as easy as a Perfect Grilled Cheese sandwich or a Raspberry Brownie Cheesecake Kebab       Everyone loves them     I try to … Continue reading

Creations, Citrus Tags and a Gift Basket

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I am focusing on citrus this month, and thought I would try citrus stamping     How hard could it be?     Harder than it looks!     I quit trying pretty quickly because painting citrus is easy peasy     I shared a tutorial for painting watermelon, lemons and limes a couple of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

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Even though I’ve had a Charlie Brown type tree for years     Charlie Brown is a new favorite of mine!     So I thought it would be fun to paint a Charlie Brown holiday tree, and get a head start on holiday gift ideas     Anyone can have fun painting this happy … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Calm, Cool, & Collected

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Remember this blank canvas     and this paint     It finally came together         I did the gray underpainting with Annie Sloan Paris Gray chalk paint Then vertical strokes and a horizontal band at the bottom with Behr flat white wall paint More vertical strokes with Devine Colors Twig acrylic … Continue reading

Tablescapes, October Picnic, Popcorn & Pumpkins!

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October is a busy month full of fall festivities     and thoughts of falling leaves and Halloween are common proclivities       But please remember it’s also time to honor all the brave who have battled breast cancer     And so far we haven’t found the answer     Please think pink … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Eggplant Parmigiana, Sausage & Pesto Pizza

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  I’ve had the idea for this pizza rolling around in my head for a while     Italian marinara sauce, thick with sausage, freshly baked eggplant parmigiana slices, and fresh mozzarella a top a basil Parmesan crustΒ  πŸ˜‹     Seriously good!     Incredibly easy…     Peel and slice eggplant, salt and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Alabama Comeback Bars

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We had a ball last week with my brother-in-law and nephew, who surprised us with an impromptu visit, and flew in from Southern California to relax with us at the beach for a few days…     I wanted to make sure they were properly attired…     We had a lot of perfect weather … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Unami Burgers

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I am a sucker for recipes that promise to be “the best ever” When I saw this recipe from a reputable food blogger deemed Best Burgers Ever, I couldn’t wait to try it     Perfect for Labor Day Grilling! Did you have a wonderful holiday weekend or did Hermine rain out your plans?   … Continue reading

Whoops

  😱 I published a post by accident this afternoon that will post on Thursday- please forgive me if you get it twice! Ironically it has fool in the title, and I definitely feel foolish!     So sorry for the confusion! Jenna

Tablescapes, Bursting Berry Table with Summer Fruit Pizza

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I know there’s talk of fall in the air     But here there are still berries bursting everywhere     A summer fruit pizza sounds really good     You might think you won’t like it, but I think you would…     Sweet fruits and salty cheese, toasted in the oven…Yes Please!   … Continue reading

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