Recipe Box, Pecan Pie Biscuit Bake, for Breakfast or Dessert!

We had a combination of traditional and non traditional dishes for Thanksgiving Instead of turkey we had grilled Lamb Lollipops with a traditional Green Bean Casserole, Mom’s Stuffing, Creamed Onions, and Macaroni and Cheese for the kids The boys devoured the lamb chops, they were so good! No one in my family likes pumpkin pie … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I am go grateful you are here! I want to share a quote about gratitude that I hope you will enjoy~ “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life It turns what we have into enough, and more Gratitude turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order Gratitude turns confusion to clarity It can turn a … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Fall Harvest Salad with Cinnamon Shallot Vinaigrette

This wonderful salad has a little bit of everything Sweet, savory, crunchy, tangy, plus healthy greens! Topped with an easy to make Cinnamon Shallot vinaigrette Mix the vinaigrette ingredients together in a jar Add the diced shallots and it’s done! Now all you have to do is place your greens in a bowl Place the … Continue reading

Home Decor and a Tablescape Hop

I don’t usually post on Saturdays but yesterday was an exception as I joined my friend Katherine for Autumn on a Tray Blog Tour so many beautiful Fall styled trays! click here for the links in case you missed it I styled my tray 5 different ways I will be part of a Thanksgiving Tablescape … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Holiday Cranberry Shortbread

This buttery shortbread cookie recipe is flavor packed with cranberries and pistachio nuts, and perfect for holiday nibbling or a gift from your kitchen The shortbread is easy to make, the dough can be prepared ahead and kept in the refrigerator for several days and sliced and baked when needed The dough can even be … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Triple Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

The other night HHjr was cooking steak bites {recipe below} I offered to do potatoes and a salad and got out my trusty slow cooker to help… These potatoes are not only an easy side dish for any night of the week, but are also perfect for solving the holiday challenge of getting all your … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Rainbow Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Cranberries and Pecans

This dish sounds fancy, and it is a company and holiday worthy side dish, but it is easy enough to make any night of the week, and it also can be eaten as a main dish meal! Trim and halve the Brussels sprouts, cut the sweet potato into cubes {peeled or unpeeled} and lay them … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Thanksgiving on a small scale

I have heard from so many people that they are having small Thanksgiving celebrations this year… or perhaps no celebration at all, just a normal dinner with their spouse or immediate family, or perhaps with a friend or little Indian… Well that hurts my holiday loving heart! So I rounded up some of my favorite … Continue reading

Home Decor, Coastal Update and Thinking Thanksgiving

A little update from the coast… So far the tarps on the roof are still in place and the house is fine and dry inside {Please Eta, fizzle out and fade away!!!} We were very concerned when we were in the path of Hurricane Zeta, but all she did was toss one of the big … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painting Pilgrims and Thanksgiving Vignettes

Today we’re going to paint some easy pilgrim people and other Thanksgiving things so you can make place cards, paint a platter, a pitcher or glasses, or whatever you can think of! This platter features a border of pilgrims, turkeys and pumpkins and I am going to show you how easy it is to recreate … Continue reading