Do you need a stand by hot appetizer in your favorties collection? Here you go! Spinach Artichoke Dip! Add to your Recipe Collection Having a few favorite appetizers in your ‘Favorite Family Recipes’ collection is a good idea. The easiest of all is pre-peeled shrimp with cocktail sauce. It is a special treat for everyone. … Read More about Retro Artichoke Dip & That Spinach One Too
Plan, prepare ahead, and participate! Don’t get stressed out or stuck in the kitchen when hosting! You want to serve with love, don’t you? Serving with love even if sandwiches is totally easy! Make these ‘sliders’ for holiday leftovers with a side salad is just about the easiest and best!! easy eats … Read More about Plan, Prepare, Participate
Gift wrapping can be fun and definitely creative! My mom was always a creative at wrapping gifts even in the early lean years. She was not only mom but also mentor for me in so many ways. When I first worked at a high end boutique after college before graduate school, I wrapped a present. … Read More about Gift Wrapping, Fun and Creative
Lot of sparkle with a little red paired together made this Christmas table enchanting! First, I’m part of Deck the Halls Blog Hop! It is magical to see so many creative bloggers share their creative crafts, tables and decorations! Lots of inspiration tto make your halls merry and bright! I’m coming from Crystal’s post https://sweetvalleyacres.com/how-to-paint-a-winter-scene/. … Read More about Enchanting Christmas Table
Pork Chops with fig sauce makes a typical meal extra tasty and will impress your family and guests! My thoughts are turning not only to gift buying but to what to serve the holiday week! Yes, week. Family is coming; it is a winter home based vacation for us all so … Read More about Pork Chop With Fig Sauce
Nothing says Welcome than a beautifully set table kitchen table with candle light when you walk through the kitchen ready for guests, That definitely includes family! My mom always had seasonal tablescapes that were the first thing you would see whne you walked through our backdoor were all family and family friends came in! I … Read More about Christmas Farmhouse Kitchen Table Welcome!
Fort Necessity is truly a visit to the past. That’s true of our national battlefields, historical sites and even the national parks. It is only one of several signifcant places to visit in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania that we visited over a day and a half. Our trip was to visit the Frank Lloyd … Read More about Fort Necessity, A Visit to the Past
Sabbath Words… Mornings reposted from Jan 31, 2015. Still the same in our home, in the mornings. Usually, my husband and I drink our first cup of coffee in our bedroom and share our morning devotions and prayer for the day. Moms and dads, I expect, include prayers for their kids every day and their families … Read More about Sabbath Words…Mornings
Fancy Jello Salad…Strawberry Pretzel Salad has been called retro. However, this recipe had been around for several decades and never seems to go out of style. I originally wrote this during the summer for a summer holiday meal. Truth is, we always have it for Thanksgiving! Yes, Thanksgiving! It’s a salty sweet dish. Salty … Read More about Fancy Jello Salad…Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Mad Dash Broccoli Cheese Soup Mix is a friendly helper in the kitchen on busy chilly days. Okay, it’s not as cute as my toddler helper who made me smile as I was preparing this easy to make favorite, Broccoli Cheese soup for our Friday lunch. Our grandsons were here for the weekend. Honestly, making … Read More about Mad Dash Soup Mix Makes It Quick and Easy!