My dear friends....I have found a new gadget, ....something I can't live without, well, sorta. It isn't as if I can't live without it, if I am being truly honest here, I have lived without it for years and gotten by just fine, thank you very much. But if I had my druthers, this little gadget hits on all cylinders. What is it you say? It is called a Pig Tail Food Flipper. Say that three times fast! :) Now, before you poo-poo me on yet another gizmo or gadget, ... Read More about Something I Can’t Live Without…Sorta!
OK, lets talk freebies and organization. You might ask yourself what has one to do with the other? OK, Have you ever.... Have you ever, for instance, gone to a convention or read up on Google, or sat in the doctor's waiting room reading the newest, latest and greatest tips for getting organized and thought to yourself...I can or should do "that", whatever the "that" is. OK, confession time, my friends. I just came back from a convention that had so many amazing ideas, tips, tricks ... Read More about Freebies? Bane Or Benefit Of My Existence!
Giving Up On Parsley...well, not really as I love parsley. I love parsley so much that I grow it in my herb garden and I grow it in my Herb basket! Well, I did grow it in my Herb basket until "she" came along. Who is "she" you ask? Well, "She" is a female Swallowtail butterfly. (note the blue color near the bottom of her wings). You see, several years ago, "She" decided to use the parsley in my Herb basket as her "nest". Did you know that the swallowtail butterfly lives but ... Read More about Giving Up On Parsley…For The Time Being!
The Florida Keys, Islamorada in particular The Captain and I celebrated his birthday down in the Florida Keys, which is always a relaxing and laid-back environment. You might ask why one would want to "get away for a few days" when one is already living in paradise, and rightly so. ;0 BUT leave it we did and drove the 4 hours down to one of the islands in the Florida Keys! Islamorada to be exact! We stayed at a little cottage right on the beach, very ... Read More about The Florida Keys….Islamorada Island!
Smoked Salmon from Pike's Market...Seattle! I have always liked salmon. My Mother made salmon patties almost every Friday night for years and we were not Catholic! ;) Years later, ...I discovered smoked salmon and I really do love it! I can eat smoked salmon and salad crackers and make it a meal. :) I made a fresh Smoked Salmon Dip last week...which is adapted from a recipe I found in Seattle years ago. And you can't get fresher smoked salmon than from Pike Place Fish ... Read More about Seattle’s Pike’s Market And Tossing The Fish!