Fearless Friday, Scribble Art

  This is a super fun thing to try, and even if you don’t think you can draw, try this!         It’s called “Scribble Art” and is basically just a bunch of controlled scribbling!         I used this gorgeous Red Apple by Jane Palmer for my model     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Italian Sausage & Eggplant Deep Dish Bake

    It’s a good thing we had that healthy Roasted Carrot & Vegetable Soup the other day, because today’s recipe is a little decadent…         A deep dish casserole full of eggplant, Italian sausage, fire roasted tomatoes, and tons of cheese         This recipe isn’t hard to make … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Trick or Treat Buffet

A little Halloween fun today, to get you in the mood, how about a Trick or Treat Buffet!         Help yourself to this spooky candy spread, and watch out for spider webs overhead!         Lights and candles set the scene         It won’t be long now … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Carrot Vegetable Soup with Grilled Cheese Dippers

We are still waiting for soup weather in Alabama, but this Roasted Carrot Soup from Jodi at the Creative Life In Between caught my attention and I couldn’t wait to try it           And Grilled Cheese Dippers??? Yes please!         This is actually a “clean out your fridge” … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Welcome October! October is one of my favorite months The weather is perfect in Alabama, crystal blue skies and mild temperatures, football is in full swing, the autumn leaves are beginning to put on a show…   Leaves of Change Pillow   and Halloween fun is on the horizon!   What Spider? pillow   The … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Focal Point

  Happy Fearless Friday!   I’m going to play the role of teacher today because I have had very little time to paint, but things are settling down and I am adjusting, so I am hoping to have lots more time for serious painting soon…   Today let’s talk about focal points, and stroll through … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Salad with Bacon, Brussels & Bleu Cheese Topping

  It’s finally feeling more like fall around here and the leaves are beginning to change         Temps have dropped a little, but we are still in the 80s, too warm for soup, but perfect for this easy salad of chopped romaine topped with a combination of warm bacon, Brussels sprouts and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Pumpkins & Sunflowers

Last week I got very inspired by my talented Floral Friday friends, Pam, Mary, Shirley & Lidy         They post fabulous floral arrangements on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month.Β  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Peanut Chicken

Tuesday night means baseball practice for the boys, so they don’t get home until 7, and dinner needs to be hot and ready as they will be starving         Slow cooker to the rescue!         “Do you think your boys would eat an Asian style chicken dish with peanut … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Laced Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

  This will warm you up on a chilly fall night!           Assuming we ever have a chilly fall night…         Hot weather takes my appetite away but I have 3 always hungry boys in my household, so I love to make them treats         … Continue reading

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