Category Archive: kitchen

Aug 12 2014

Spicy Eggplant Farfalle

 Spicy Eggplant Farfalle- A lot of my recipes are being inspired by all of the wonderful vegetables we are picking from our garden. I use what we grow and its fun to create new recipes with fresh vegetables. Unfortunately when I created this recipe our tomatoes had not turned red yet. I used canned Hunts tomatoes. This is …

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Apr 22 2014

Dining Table Makeover

Dining Table Makeover- The dining table is where meals are shared, work is done, notes and cards are written and people are gathered for happy memory making. The centerpiece of the dining area. Don’t you just love a makeover ♥. Before and after inspirations often make me take another look at my pending to do list. …

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Mar 25 2014

Elegant Home Tour

Elegant Home Tour- Today I have the extreme pleasure of sharing an elegant home tour from the beautiful state of North Carolina,courtesy of my lovely bloggy friend Shirley from Housepitality Designs. Shirley and I have been bloggy friends for quite some time and visits to her blog often feel like I am stopping over for a …

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Mar 24 2014

The Art Of French Toast

The Art Of French Toast- Julia Child perfected the art of French cooking and I’m working on The Art Of French Toast ,giggle. I’ve shared my simple dairy free french toast recipe with you in the past ( you can find it here) But, this weekend I was playing around a bit and created this …

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Mar 10 2014

Crock Pot Pepper Pork Roast

Crock Pot Pepper Pork Roast- A new week ahead and it is SPRING!!! Happy spring everyone. ♥ Hubby prepped our veggie garden this weekend and the peas have been planted. Those of you who have been bloggy friends for a while know how happy he is to be back in the garden again. It is …

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Feb 28 2014

Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets- Every cook needs a well-stocked pantry and the essentials for cooking and baking. In addition to the basics, I never let our kitchen be without my favorite kitchen gadgets.They may not be found on everyone’s cooking essentials list but they are always on mine. Before I share my favorite kitchen gadgets …

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Feb 25 2014

Watermelon Step Stool Craft

Watermelon Step Stool Craft- Its time for a bit of craftiness and this fun project will make you dream of summer. It reminds us of hot days, barbecues, picnics and ice cold watermelon. Lets take a big bite out of craftiness with this fun watermelon step stool craft. I invited my sweet bloggy friend Bonnie …

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Feb 05 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 125

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is….This beautiful bunch of fragrant pink carnations.Oh how I wish you could smell these beautiful perfumed blooms. I found these beauties at the …

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Jan 17 2014

Small Space Coffee and Tea Station

Small Space Coffee and Tea Station- In our kitchen you will find that I try my best to keep things clean and functional. Our kitchen is approximately 14 feet by 12  feet and every inch needs to be functional.  Although I definitely like having a few pieces of pretty decor. But mostly it’s all about …

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Jan 07 2014

Swapped Aprons

  Swapped Aprons I am happy to share the apron I received in the annual apron swap. My swap partner was Suzie,  the lovely blogger at Home Maker Mom . Suzie made this cute half apron with love and just for me! She tied up my apron with a pretty scarf too. She made this apron …

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Jan 03 2014

Organize It Giveaway

Organize It Giveaway Its the first month of 2014 and many of you are starting the year of with the vow to get organized. I am  happy to help you get started with my Organize It Giveaway! Thank you to my lovely giveaway sponsors, Storables, Staples and Sew Crafty Angel   This months giveaway prizes …

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Dec 20 2013

Our Christmas Home Tour

Our Christmas Home Tour I was reading in the living room and enjoying the twinkle of the Christmas tree lights when it occurred to me that I should take some time to share our home with you. I finished my tea and started snapping photos. Welcome to our Christmas home tour. I have seen some …

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Dec 02 2013

Crock Pot Pea Soup

Crock Pot Pea Soup I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday. Things here at home are very busy as I prepare our home for the holiday season. Although the weather outside is far from frightful ( yes I have been listening the Christmas carols) it is unseasonably warm . It does still qualify as …

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Nov 20 2013


Storables   I am pleased to introduce you to Storables the newest sponsor of Katherines Corner. Storables owner and founder Dodd Fischer was inspired to open his store by his interest in contemporary Italian design and the consumers desire for housewares, ready to assemble furniture, containers and organizers. Mister Dodd opened his first store near Portland …

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Nov 18 2013

Raspberry Pie Fries

Raspberry Pie Fries It was a wonderful snowy weekend here perfect for baking.I was in the local shop the other day with our oldest granddaughter and we saw a pie mold for Pie Fries. I thought, “do I really need a mold for that?”  The answer is below! What You Need I Pre-made refrigerator pie …

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Nov 15 2013

A New Way To Organize Recipes

A New Way To Organize Recipes   Every week I share a recipe or two with you. I love sharing and I also love it when you share your recipes with me. I enjoy finding recipes on websites and pinterest too. That’s a whole lot of recipes to keep track of. I am in a constant …

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Nov 08 2013

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes The wonderful feast of thanksgiving is filled with side dishes! I can make  a meal with the side dishes alone. One of my favorite things is a cranberry and stuffing sandwich. A roll with a bit of margarine, a thin slice of cranberry and a tablespoon of stuffing. Smoosh it all together …

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Nov 04 2013

Lactose Free Sour Cream Chive Potato Soup

Lactose Free Sour Cream Chive Potato Soup I use lactose free milk and sour cream for this and many of my recipes. Because among the many things I can’t eat/drink I can’t have dairy. This never stops me from cooking and baking though.    You can make this yummy potato soup recipe with “regular” milk …

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