Pieces of Autumn

Autumn Road

Pieces of Autumn- I think it may actually be Autumn now, giggle. The temps here are finally getting cooler. It’s time to put away the shorts and bring out the big fluffy cozy sweaters ( yea!!) I love sweater weather. You all know by now that I am not a fan of hot. Cooler temps [read more…]

Spicy Eggplant Farfalle

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 [read more…]

Dining Table Makeover

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. [read more…]

Elegant Home Tour

master bedroom decor

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 [read more…]

The Art Of French Toast

blueberry 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 [read more…]

Crock Pot Pepper Pork Roast

crock pot pepper pork roast recipe

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 [read more…]

Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

green tulips

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 [read more…]

Watermelon Step Stool Craft

watermelon step stool

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 [read more…]

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 125

pink carnations

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 [read more…]

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 [read more…]

Swapped Aprons

suzie apron 2

  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 [read more…]

Organize It Giveaway

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 [read more…]

Our Christmas Home Tour

tea by the Christmas tree

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 [read more…]

Crock Pot Pea Soup

crock pot pea soup recipe

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 [read more…]


spice jars

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 [read more…]

Raspberry Pie Fries

pie fries recipe

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 [read more…]