Holidays, Kid Friendly Holiday Buffet

  I hope you are having a wonderful December! The highlight of our holiday celebration is the annual Christmas Eve lunch at our house Eleven of our group of 24 are children 12 and under so it’s all about kid friendly food and Santa Claus fun           The children sit at … Continue reading

Holidays, Merry Holidays

      I have been slow getting holiday ready this year…         But the tree’s finally done         And the stockings are hung         I’m going to sit back and wait for Santa and his reindeer!         I wish you very Merry … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Christmas Tea”

  Let’s take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and relax with a cup of “Christmas Tea”           The inspiration photo for this drawing is a holiday kitchen towel by Mary Lake-Thompson             I started the sketch by drawing the ribbon bow first   … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberry, Pecan & Pimiento Cheese Wreath

  I’m getting a head start on my holiday menu this week         This cheese ring is easy to whip up Wrapped well, it will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week until ready to garnish and serve         It starts with Pimiento Cheese       … Continue reading

Holidays, Family Christmas Fun

    My halls are finally officially “decked!” After 2 weeks of feeling they were a wreck!         I had a lot of help this year         The boys decorated the tree With no help from me!         They did a great job It made my … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sausage Pancake Lasagna

    Do you have a traditional favorite breakfast casserole for holiday mornings? We have several favorites, Sausage Gravy Biscuit Bake  Buried Almond Danish Breakfast Bake Green Chili Strata   We also love pancakes, but they can be a pain to fix for more than a few people   Sausage Stuffed Pancakes     I … Continue reading

Party Panche, Peppermint Candyland Cake

  I have been having a very festive birthday week!         It kicked off with a wonderful dinner at a long time BFF’s house         She had quite a candle on my birthday cake plate!         I also made a cake for my family to enjoy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Merry Birthday!

  A lot of people think it’s unfortunate to have a birthday so close to Christmas… Not me!     Having a December birthday has always made me feel extra special 🎄 Everything is Merry & Jolly with lights, ribbons, and sparkle…         I set a Merry table in the foyer for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Lights Gift Bag

  Today we’re going to make some gift bags!         This is super fun and you do not have to have special skills, I promise!         Draw a loopy line with a felt tip marker         Then draw another line weaving back and forth over the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tis the Season!

  With our turkey barely digested, here we are in the first week of December! ‘Tis the Season!           Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Christmas Tablescape Hop Tables to delight and inspire you all week long!           Ho ho ho, here we go!     … Continue reading

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