Category: Holidays

Message in a Bottle

Skip Hallmark~ Send a Message in a Bottle. . . Make a Withdrawal from the Bank of True Love. . . Secured by the Whole Stock. . . of Truth, Honour, and Affection~ Payable on Demand. . . The Homage and Never-Failing Devotion. . . Of Sincere Affection~ Bank of True Love Note & One Sweet Kiss, courtesy of…

A Pre-Mardi Gras Celebration

With the Super Bowl in New Orleans this year, we decided to have a some Mardi Gras-inspired-munchies while we watched the game, instead of the usual Super Bowl fare, and timely since Mardi Gras is February 12th this year. Not a holiday we typically celebrate, but certainly one I can appreciate and Let the Good…

Coming Up~ Roses & Chocolate

Everything is coming up Roses  and chocolate with Valentine’s Day around the corner~ On that sweet note :) here is a recap of some Valentine’s Day ideas and a few goodies to sink your teeth into! Click on the link below the photo to revisit and have a taste ~ Valentine’s Greetings

Winter Oreo Fun

We celebrated Christmas with my husband’s family but my family’s celebration was postponed due to the flu making the rounds. Our “Christmas” was rescheduled for this past weekend since Monday was a holiday and the kids were out of school.  I broke out the Winter Oreos I picked up in December for our celebration, and…

Cranberry-Pecan Pie Crust Leaves

 Dress up your left over Thanksgiving turkey with Cranberry-Pecan Crusts for pot pie, piecrust leaf “sandwiches” of pecans and cranberries! I saw this recipe in a special edition magazine from Southern Living~ Turkey Pot Pie with Cranberry-Pecan Crusts! Photo credit- Southern Living Southern Living’s Turkey Pot Pie recipe sounded wonderful~ made with turkey cutlets, caramelized…

Thanksgiving With a Touch of Blue

I took advantage of  warm temperatures to set a table for two~ with a little color inspiration from a pair plates I found at HomeGoods. Blue married with shades of rust and brown seemed like an unlikely Thanksgiving color combination but Mother Nature, seemed to give her stamp of approval with the water reflecting the blue sky, along with the…

Cream of Plenty Soup

  Cream of Plenty Soup, aka, Shrimp and Corn Chowder. . . the best of corn and seafood chowders together in a bowl, plenty delicious and plenty hearty. I know this upcoming week is a busy one for most everyone~ cooking and cleaning, preparing for company or travelling with Thanksgiving a mere five days away.…