Holidays, Flag Day

Happy Flag Day!     Summer in the USA is all about celebrations featuring  the red white & blue!   Here are some flag pictures, decor and recipes to inspire your celebrations!     Sand Dollar Flag   Nora Fleming Flatware Caddy   Painted Flag Glasses   Painted Flag Bottles   Home Decor     … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Labor Day & Psst, It’s Football Season!

My prayers to those affected by Hermine and the Pacific storms.  We were lucky and only had a couple of hours of rain from the outer bands on Thursday, and have been enjoying hot sunshine on the Gulf coast.  Fingers crossed hurricane season will be mild this year. Okay, what’s the best thing about Labor … Continue reading

Holidays, Smooth Sailing for Labor Day

I’ve tried to really keep the E’s in Entertaining this summer with easy recipes and entertaining ideas, like a Backyard Picnic   Last weekend we had our family summer finale since we can’t all be together for Labor Day   All it takes is a little advance planning,  and you will feel like someone did … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Oink Oink, Celebrate Bacon Day!

In honor of International Bacon Day, celebrated on the Saturday before Labor Day, I rounded up my very favorite bacon recipes  🐷 Just in time for Labor Day celebrations! Start your day with BLT BBQ Bloody Mary with BLT skewers with a Bacon Salt rim Enjoy your drink with a piece of Blueberry Bacon Breakfast … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Laborless Labor Day Weekend Recipes

Do you have special plans for Labor Day weekend? I do a lot of back and forthing,  from the coast to the city,  and I like to have a general food plan to keep things running smoothly This week I’m gathering favorite Labor Day dishes, that will be simple to make,  you know, Laborless recipes  … Continue reading

Party Panache, Labor Day BLT BBQ Bloody Marys

The Bloody Mary cocktail has been around since the early 1900s, when Russians escaping the revolution in their country, fled to France and brought their beloved vodka with them.  At a popular Paris bar, Harry’s, the bartender thought their spirits were tasteless. Around this same time, tomato juice was also introduced to the bartender, which … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Fresh Vegetable Orzo Alfredo

It’s not that I hate to go to the grocery store… I just think it can be such a time waster when there are so many better things to do… so I often raid the pantry and fridge to come up with recipes such as this Fresh Vegetable Orzo Alfredo I had some fresh green … Continue reading

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