Author: Mary

Limoges for Valentine’s Day

  I’m participating in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch…         This is more of a tribute to this Limoges China (and my Great Aunt) than a tablescape…which seemed appropriate with Valentine’s Day around the corner. My Great Aunt’s china has been squirreled away in a cabinet in my dining room. This hasn’t seen the light of…

Goodbye Laundry Sink, Hello Planter

I’m participating in my first Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch.     This is where my ugly laundry room sink used to be, that was never used.  Click here to see how ‘lovely’ it was…not.  This is the before– after removing the sink. The plumbing is staying, I’m just hoping to camouflage it a bit.…

Puppy Bowl 2010 on Animal Planet

  From Animal Planet/Discovery Website: On Sunday, February 7 from 3-5PM e/p an all-star lineup of rambunctious, rescue pups competes in the ultimate showdown full of dogged defense, puppy penalties and fido first downs. Plus, for the first time in Puppy Bowl history, all the action will be captured in panoramic view with aerial coverage provided by the Twizzler’s® blimp and its…

An Apple A Day

  I’m participating in Foodie Friday… be sure to visit Designs by Gollum for other tasty treats!     Yes, it’s Super Bowl weekend soon to be followed by Valentine’s Day. Translation= Lots of eating on Sunday night followed by a week of chocolate. Soooo… I’m taking Dr. Oz’s advice and trying to add more fresh fruits & veggies. Fruits and veggies cancel…

French Country Tablescape

  I’m participating in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.     This is a collection of French Country items on my kitchen table. Since my table is round, I have a floral in the center with an assortment of items surrounding the floral; hen with chicks, decorative vinegar, candle, olive jars and a bird house.…

Best Super Bowl Commercial of All Time

Food Network Magazine designed a potato topper for every team in the NFL ! Lots of great potato skin recipes here…even if you don’t choose  the Colts or the Saints versions: Indianapolis Colts Fried Pork Potato Skins Mayonnaise mixed with mustard and hot sauce, sliced fried pork cutlets, chopped tomato and diced red onion VS.…

BBRRRRRRR!

 It’s beautiful out, but too cold for my thin Southern blood. Current temperature here at the lake is 28 degrees; windy and light sleet falling…  Temperature is dropping to the teens tonite, so no driving, and cancelling of  husband’s birthday dinner plans with friends :(  It’s hard to believe I was sitting in these chairs Thursday…

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

    Saving CeeCee Honeycutt *** 1/2  by Beth Hoffman         I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Don’t miss this visual feast!       Favorite quote from the book:    People is wise…

Between, Georgia

    Between, Georgia ***** by Joshilyn Jackson      I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words,  pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!     This is my favorite book of…