Take-out Tuesday Easy Favorites

I have rounded up some of the very best Take-out Tuesday recipes to make your New Year easy and delicious Take-out Tuesday is all about recipes that are better and easier than take out! Wonderfully Wicked Slow Cooker Chicken only takes 5 minutes to prep, set and forget The Best 4 Ingredient Dinner Ever is … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

Welcome to 2022! Time for new beginnings! The monthly paint bucket is my bucket list of recipes I want try some based on a flavor or theme I gave HHjr an air fryer for Christmas and he has been watching You Tube videos and reading recipes It’s going to be fun watching and trying his … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Favorite Watercolor Techniques

To say goodbye to 2021, let’s take a look back at different watercolor techniques Just click on the highlighted painting titles to go to that tutorial I feel like you really have to be fearless when painting with watercolor Tropical Breeze was painted without a sketch, and is a series of abstract shapes and bright … Continue reading

Party Panache, Peppermint Bark Cheesecake Bites

Peppermint Bark is one of my favorite holiday treats and HHjr loves cheesecake… When I saw a recipe for Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake Bars made with white chocolate peppermint candy bars I knew it was going on our Christmas menu! I had a stash of a variety of peppermint chocolates, the Lindt Lindor White Chocolate … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Appetizer Wreath

I hope you are having a Jolly December! We had a very Merry time at our annual family Christmas Eve I “passed the torch” to DD this year and she and her husband hosted our gathering in their beautiful new home We decided we wanted to keep it very simple this year We ordered ham … Continue reading

Holidays! Merry Christmas Eve Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve Eve! Ho Ho Ho, two days to go! No matter what or how you celebrate Or how you like to decorate I wish you all things Merry & Jolly, Shiny & Bright, I hope this season brings you much Delight! I hope you are blessed and get a chance to sit down … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Last Minute Party Braid!

As we count down to Christmas, 3 days away, this last minute appetizer is perfect for holiday gatherings It makes a pretty presentation and guess what? It’s actually very easy to put together AND! You can adapt the recipe to use ingredients you already have! If you have a sheet of puff pastry, you can … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Here we are, 5 days until Christmas, and if you are short on time, this soup can really be a life saver! This soup is easy to make, family friendly, and comfort in a bowl! Hamburger meat, frozen hash browns, chicken broth cheese, bacon and seasonings… All you have to do is brown the meat … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Waiting for Santa

Can you believe that Christmas Eve is a week from today?? I know some excited little ones that are waiting for Santa! Our houses are decorated and their stockings are hung~ Lots of holiday merriment has already begun! First a pencil sketch starting with stones Ink over the pencil and then erase You can download … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grown-up Mac & Cheese

I think just about everybody likes good ol’ macaroni & cheese and I will admit we often serve Stouffer’s Macaroni & Cheese at my house… but when I saw a recipe for Truffled Mac & Cheese, I knew I had to try it! Black Truffle oil is magic stuff, it adds a wonderful umami flavor, … Continue reading