Category: Memorial Day

Cobb Salad Boats

We’re Sailing into the Summer with Cobb Salad Boats! Mini Cobb Salad bites of romaine leaves, with Cobb salad ingredients~ diced or shredded chicken, bacon, blue cheese, avocado, egg, and tomato. Topping our boats with Basil Buttermilk Dressing and a Basil Leaf Sail! Basil Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients Makes about 1 cup, or 4 to 6…

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

 Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler was in the Lazy Day Cobbler section in last year’s July issue of Southern Living Magazine. I was too lazy to cobble one together last year, so I made Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler instead. :) It was definitely on my list of summertime favorites  to make this year, so with Memorial Day and the kick off…

Anchors Aweigh for Memorial Day

Memorial Day kicks off the summer  boating season on the lake!  Although we generally refrain from boating on major holidays to avoid the crowds, we have been known to weigh anchor early in the morning or enjoy a late evening cruise.  In anticipation of the holiday, I’m setting sail into summer with  appetizer boats and wooden buoys…

Berry Skillet Cobbler

I spied Mini Berry Cobblers in Southern Living’s April issue’s “Bite-size Southern Favorites” section here~  Served up in adorable 3.5-inch Lodge Logic cast iron mini skillets! I filed that idea away until a week ago, when I stopped in Cracker Barrel looking for mini MoonPies to include in my Picnic Basket Giveaway. My eagle eye :)…

Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue

We Celebrated the Red, White, & Blue with a Memorial Day Picnic~ Stars and Stripes were the Guests of Honor! And a little retro fun~ plaid & portable~ was provided by this metal picnic basket I found at World Market~   Mini MoonPies and vintage-style seltzer waters arrived, but unfortunately RC Colas were unable to attend :)  Parchment paper checked basket…

How Dogs Celebrate Holidays

A little boating~ Some snacking . . . These special treats courtesy of this bonnie lass, Sadie~ Sadie, whose mom Sarah, knows cinnamon & oatmeal and peanut butter & blueberry are the best flavors at Woof Gang Bakery :) Thank you Sadie & Sarah! Wishing you a Safe & Happy Memorial Day with plenty of treats! Thank…