Finding Your Home Design Style

take the what is your design style quiz

Finding Your Home Design Style- With my recent health challenges and my new medications I am finding it difficult to concentrate on one thing for very long. Lack of focus is a real challenge for the multi tasker in me, not to mention trying to create and blog. I have plenty of magazines to thumb [read more…]

After School Snacks

after school snacks

After School Snacks- Our grandchildren all went back to school this week, time flies! We are fortunate to have our grandchildren living close by. As they all get settled in and adapt to their changes at school there is one thing that remains consistent…. the desire for an after school snack. Of course keeping it [read more…]

Unexpected Home Decor

unexpected home decor

Unexpected Home Decor Have you ever walked into someone’s home and thought, “I never expected to see that in her home?” Maybe it was a fun surprise hidden among her ironstone dishes, a whimsical treasure perched on a shelf or a dish filled with beer bottle caps in a home filled with French accents.   I always find [read more…]

Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

baked bacon macaroni and cheese

Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Macaroni and Cheese is pure comfort food, add a bit of bacon and your tummy will thank you. I am pleased to be part of the Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger program. The challenge put forth by the fine people of Hormel is to create a recipe using Hormel products in [read more…]

Fresh Green Beans Recipe

fresh green beans and mushrooms recipe

Fresh Green Beans Recipe- We have been harvesting green beans at a frantic pace these days. Beautiful dark green fresh veggies from the garden are so wonderful and filled with flavor. We have so many we have been sharing with family and friends. I plan to freeze a bunch this year too (fingers crossed they [read more…]

Saturday Sharing Three

celebration cake

Saturday Sharing Three Happy Weekend wishes everyone! I wasn’t sure if I should interrupt the 200th celebration with Saturday Sharing Three. Then I thought, ” oh my goodness ” what if someone missed the party! I want everyone to have an opportunity to share their blogs, discover new blogs and enter to win the awesome [read more…]

No Mayo Potato Salad

no mayo potato salad

No Mayo Potato Salad- Summer time means barbecues, picnic and lots of potato salads. With my restricted diet it really limits anything made with mayonnaise ( I miss mayo).  I created this migraine safe recipe  for no mayo potato salad. It went over well at home, I hope you will enjoy it too. If you [read more…]

Baked Blueberry Scones


Baked Blueberry Scones I haven’t made this baked blueberry scones recipe in years  and now I can’t wait to make it with fresh blueberries from my new blueberry bush. This is not a  traditional recipe it’s one I created out of necessity when I could no longer have sugar. This recipe is a migraine safe, low sugar and [read more…]

Memorial Day

memorial day

Memorial Day Happy Memorial Day wishes. I’m unplugged today so I can spend time making happy memories with my family. I hope you all will enjoy a wonderful day off. Please join me as I bow my head and recognize and remember our fallen soldiers and their families. As we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice [read more…]

Create a Perfect Picnic

create a perfect picnic

Create a Perfect Picnic Is it just me, or does it seem as though Memorial Day weekend sneaked up on us? Memorial Day weekend is considered the “unofficial “ start of summer and one of my favorite summer activities is to have a picnic by the water. Preferably somewhere my sweet hubby can fish and [read more…]