Fearless Friday, Abstract Garden

  During this stressful time, turn to something you love to do, as often as you can For me, it is art… Drawing, painting, sketching, doodling… it is an instant trip to another place and keeps me calm and distracted           This painting was done in a recent “self therapy session” … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Sunshine Cake 3 ways

  One cake, 3 desserts! This Lemon Sunshine Cake will brighten any day!         Make a traditional bundt cake or mini “bundtlettes” or cupcakes         Or make parfaits!         And, always the best part, It is very easy to make!         Combine cake … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Welcome Spring

  Trying to make the best of the situation and keeping things positive, I found some hopeful quotes and set a table to Welcome Spring!                               I hope I have brought you a few minutes of peace through the joy of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  In the spirit of trying to stay positive and upbeat as we deal with this crisis Let’s take a moment to be grateful for the little things and think happy thoughts…like frolicking leprechauns! ☘️ Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️       Since we will be eating at home for a while Here are … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Giveaway Winner!

  We have a winner!         First I want to personally thank all of you that read, enjoy and comment on our Tales of the Traveling Tote posts We love sharing our sisterhood adventures and doing quarterly MacKenzie-Childs giveaways!       A quick update for those of you who have been … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Rainbow Girl

  Don’t be worried about bad luck this Friday the 13th I have a special leprechaun here to make sure bad luck stays away!         This little guy was done by one of my fearless readers using the tutorial I posted last week         Didn’t she do a great … Continue reading

Home Decor, Spring Fever

  Today I rounded up some of my favorite Spring crafts, centerpieces and vignettes to give you ideas for bringing Spring into your home right now!!       This MacCarrot door swag, so named because of it’s MacKenzie Childs inspiration, is a fun project that can be hung on a door or wall It’s … Continue reading

Party Panache, Rainbow Cupcakes

  Our little leprechaun, CC, celebrated her St. Pat’s birthday early this year         “Mom, would you please handle getting cupcakes for her party?” “Her theme is rainbow, and we’ll need probably 36…”         “No problem” I replied… Well that was about 2 weeks ago, and I got busy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

  There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now         Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready         I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Saving Time Salad

  If your part of the world is on Daylight Saving Time, you no doubt are looking for that hour you lost when you Sprung Forward today!         I am calling this salad Saving Time Salad because it includes Chick-Fila chicken nuggets Using take-out chicken certainly is a time saver! This is … Continue reading

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