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2019 Rustic Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Rustic Holiday Gift Guide

It’s hard to believe we are quickly approaching Thanksgiving with the Christmas holiday season not far away. If you are anything like me, I’d rather avoid the crowds on the big Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend and shop from the comfort of my warm, cozy...
Planting Colorful Spring Flower Gardens

Planting Colorful Spring Flower Gardens

Today was such a beautiful day for the flowers in the gardens, so I thought I’d take you on a quick tour of a couple of my favorites. In one more week, the crabapple trees will explode in bloom but for now, the lungwort and the daffodils are the highlights. I...
Fresh Cut Spring Bouquets

Fresh Cut Spring Bouquets

It’s that time of year and I’m so thrilled. Fresh bouquets from the garden make the best home accents. Our previous home had two huge snowball viburnum bushes. They bloomed so profusely. We also had several lilac bushes and the combination of the two made...
Spring Retro Kitchen Aprons in Pastel Colors

Spring Retro Kitchen Aprons in Pastel Colors

Easter and Mother’s Day — the most celebrated Spring occasions. It’s also the time of year I actually bake! I’m more of a cook than baker because, well baking requires precision and I’m more of a throw it in the pan, add a pinch of this...
Balsamic Fig Sauce Recipe

Balsamic Fig Sauce Recipe

I know chicken breast is supposed to be healthy for you, but I really don’t like it — at all! To me, it is always bland, a tad bit dry, and just not that tasty, kind of how I think healthy food is supposed to taste. That is UNTIL I figured out this...
Debbie’s Famous Seafood Bisque Recipe

Debbie’s Famous Seafood Bisque Recipe

Once reserved only for Christmas Eve, this family seafood bisque recipe is so popular with my kids that it has become a regular staple at the dinner table during the cold winter months. It has been a family favorite for years! Where did I come up with the recipe? We...