Today is the first day of Spring and for me, it is time to do a little updating, especially in the Master Bath. Earlier we painted the room a light gray and white. And I did not like the tan travertine tiles that surrounded the tub. I know.... .........the colors just clashed and since the bathroom had not been painted since we moved in....all the "flaws" with the previous treatment really stood out. By treatment, I mean the walls had been wall papered and sort ... Read More about DIY Master Bathroom Update:
Link Party time my friends and we have some special tablescapes that I want to share with you as my favorite featured links. This week has been a very busy week, it seems like the Captain and I are meeting each other coming and going. Have you ever had weeks like that? I am sure you have and you barely have time to say hello and good-bye. So early this morning, the Captain and I went out for a quiet breakfast at one of our favorite diners. It was so enjoyable to let others ... Read More about If It Is Monday, It Must Be Celebrate Your Story Link Party # 172!
The Captain and I have been so busy the last few days entertaining and serving corned beef and cabbage...I made about 40 pounds of corned beef along with 6 huge cabbages and fed about 40-50 people. Along the way I made a favorite meal-in-one for a quick meal for us in between the main St. Patrick's Day Dinners that started on Friday and ended on Sunday.....and that would be Creamed New Potatoes and Fresh Peas. This meal-in-one was made by Mom more times than I care to remember and I ... Read More about Creamed New Potatoes and Fresh Peas
UPDATE! UPDATE! UPDATE! Folks, the following post is one that I wrote several years ago before we bought the two drawer dishwasher you see below. and I also wanted to give you an update on my two drawer dishwasher....and no, I have not/do not get any compensation from Fisher&Paykel. The fact remains that I LOVE this two drawer dishwasher! It is still working great... contrary to a few of the reviews I read several years ago... and I highly recommend it if you are in the need ... Read More about If a Tree Falls And A Man Hears it….Is She Still Right?
Charcuterie boards are fun. If you have a problem pronouncing that word...let me help you: shaar.koo.tr.ree!!! Or you can just say cheeseboard. I love a cheeseboard, so easy to toss together and I have used these appetizer boards at many a potluck. My dear readers, trust me when I tell you there is nothing better than noshing near a beautiful charcuterie board full of yummies! I almost said "on" a cheese board, but I didn't want you to think I was gnawing on wood! :) Let me ... Read More about Charcuterie Fun For Any Time Of The Year!