Recipe Box, National Corn on the Cob Day, Techniques & Recipes

To celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day, I have rounded up my favorite corn recipes and cooking techniques   I’m somewhat of a purist when it comes to vegetables, I like them fresh and simply prepared, especially corn   You won’t find any recipes on my blog for spreading corn with spices or fancy … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Firecrackers!

Here’s a fun design that anyone can do, easy peasy!     Start with a color sketch of what you want to paint, either your own sketch or an inspiration photo     I used $2 white rustic chargers from Hobby Lobby and glossy acrylic craft paint in red, white, blue, black, yellow and orange … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside July

  Red white and blue     Stars and stripes and sailboats too     Firecrackers, and polka dots         A touch of yellow for extra PopΒ  πŸŽ‡       Flags are flying everywhere     There’s even one in a nearby chair       Buckets have holders for corn … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Collards & Conecuh

My sweet neighbor brought me a big bag full, or I should say a “messa” of collard greens last weekend, to thank us for including him on a fishing trip     I have had collards only a handful of times, but do like them     I knew that the secret to collards is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Zucchini Frico

This is a fun little appetizer that goes together in mere minutes   Quite a tasty, lo-carb bite, perfect for a little happy hour nibble   Snapper season was in full swing last weekend and I spent a lot of time on the porch watching the fishing boats dot the Gulf of Mexico while my … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish

It’s fun to add red white & blue to your summer menu     Trying to come up with something festive but easy over Memorial Day weekend I turned to one of my best kitchen helpers, Pillsbury     After surfing through recipes on Pinterest I borrowed a little of this and a little of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Breaking Waves

I posted a tutorial about this painting 2 years ago, long before Fearless Friday was born I have had a very busy end of May, and sadly haven’t touched my paint brushes or pens, but I hope to make up for it in the next few weeks     I hope you don’t mind the … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote Jaunting into June

The Traveling Tote group is made up of MacKenzie-Childs loving ladies who share the adventures they have with their totes inspired by the book/movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants You can read about how this group got started over at Patti’s Pandora Box here We’ve named our totes to give them each a distinct … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

The monthly Paint Bucket is my way of organizing recipes into a small seasonal group to focus on, one month at a time.Β  It isn’t a to do list, but an inspiration list for reference.Β  Often times the recipes are just the start point, and the resulting dish is decidedly different, but organizing in advance … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Grilled Fireball Pineapple Slices, Pineapple Corer & Vase

We kicked off the summer with grilled pineapple slices marinated in Fireball Whiskey πŸ’ƒ     I got the recipe from my Traveling Tote friend Patti {we’ll be sharing travel adventures on June 1 with a MacKenzie-Childs giveaway!}       It’s so simple, fresh pineapple, Fireball cinnamon whiskey, & brown sugar     You … Continue reading

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