Recipe Box, Dreaming of Summer Zucchini & Pimiento Cheese Strata

  “Hey, do we have any more of those little quiche things?” HH asked           “Sure, they’re in the fridge, Warm them up in the microwave, about 20-30 seconds per piece”         I created this dish with Summer on my mind       Even though zucchini is … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Using Line

Happy Ground Hog Day… I hope the ground hog doesn’t see his shadow today and that Spring is on the way! I’ve been painting flowers lately, dreaming of Spring       This one began with a loose ink sketch           I choose a focal point to begin, like the daffodils … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  February is going to be a busy month 2 of my favorite holidays back to back       Fat Tuesday is February 13 and Valentine’s Day on Wednesday the 14th       🎈  Plus a birthday!  🎈     And don’t forget the Super Bowl on February 4!  🏈     With … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine Love

Wine Cork heart   ❤️   psst…2 weeks to Valentine’s Day!     ❤️ Plenty of time for making Valentine crafts, gifts and recipes! Here are some of my favorites…   You can make a Ribbon Heart Wreath with things you have, a wire coat hanger and ribbon or fabric   Make a Candy tree or … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Scalloped Baby Hasslebacks

  This is an different way to serve potatoes, elegant enough for company and easy enough for everyday         Creamy, dreamy, cheesy baked fingerling potatoes           Hassleback style!           Here is a great little trick for cutting the potatoes into thin slices without slicing … Continue reading

Party Panache, Super Bowl Sunday

  Are you going to watch the Super Bowl next Sunday? We LOVE to watch sports at our house, and even if it’s just the two of us,  when there is a special game or event on TV, a themed vignette or buffet makes it even more fun   Cheese Fondue Dip  is perfect for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fanciful Hearts

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso   Play     Experiment         Choose non traditional colors         Blend         Squiggle           Grow         Sprout         Fly … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi-Gras Valentine Tree

I have officially declared winter to be over “Are you listening Mother Nature?”         We have been snowed in, iced in, and had frozen water pipes twice… in Alabama… that’s enough for one winter!!!             We have really enjoyed our slender Coastal Christmas Tree, but I felt … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Gift Ideas for the grilling Valentine

  Need a gift for your grilling Valentine?       How about a manly burger cookbook and some things to spice them up!         I learned about this book from my friend Pattie @Olla-Podrida, she is always cooking up wonderful food         When she talked about these Fifth … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, No clean up Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

  You probably have a favorite broccoli casserole recipe, this post is more about the method than the recipe           I am always looking for short cuts in the kitchen, and if you take a minute to think through your recipe, you might be amazed at how you can make little … Continue reading

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