Fearless Friday, Sweet Holiday Citrus Wreath

  A great way to brighten your January is with citrus fruits         Oranges and grapefruit are at their peak in wintertime USA, and when I drew this citrus laden wreath earlier this fall, it was not only with the holidays in mind, but also the wintertime blues       I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Simply Citrus

I’ve been focusing on citrus this month and even though we painted citrus tags last week, I was itching to paint some citrus with watercolor     Just simple shapes and colors     I painted the whole fruits with the wet into wet technique, painting the shape and then dropping in deeper colors with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Citrus Salad with Creamy Orange Vinaigrette

  Here’s a wonderful winter salad to make your mouth, & your body, happy ย ๐Ÿ˜Š       Kale, spinach, citrus and a creamy orange vinaigrette         The vinaigrette ย turns creamy with the addition of 1 T sour cream or Greek yogurt     Mix all the other ingredients in a jar … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Citrus Explosion!

The best part of winter to me is fresh citrus, especially big juicy grapefruit     This was a gloomy winter week, so I loaded up the table with an explosion of citrus for a weekend dinner party       I have a lot of things in sets of 2 and 4 so for … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

2017… Sounds like way in the future, right… Nope!ย  Happy 2017!ย  Where did those holidays go? ย  ๐Ÿ’จ January is always a month of renewing goals, getting healthier, a new beginning. After a month full of gingerbread and holiday foods, the flavor of the month for January is Citrusย  ๐Ÿ‹ย ย  ๐ŸŠ Be on the look … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker “Aromatherapy”

Last weekend my kitchen sink backed up… and it was a while before the plumbers could come… the whole house smelled really badย  ๐Ÿ˜ฉ Then I remembered my crock pot You know how the aroma of what you’re cooking fills the whole house throughout the day when something’s in the slow cooker? ๐Ÿฒ So this … Continue reading

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