Laid back hospitality for everyday life...

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Glazed & Spiced Pumpkin Scones

My daughter inherited a 76 pound boxer from a neighbor whose toddler was severely allergic. Wrigley, or as we affectionately...

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DIY – Shadow Box Panels Pre-made

I’d all but given up at the idea of having shadow box moulding in my dining room after receiving a...

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DIY – Same Color Different Sheen Stripes

I love, love, love stripes.  I have a houseful of them. I know some people (I won’t mention names) may...

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It’s Not Summer Without Gazpacho Soup

Because crape myrtles are not indigenous to Canada,  I thought I’d take some pictures of them in full bloom this...

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Monterey Salad With Spiced Pecans

If you read my last post, Surviving The Rest Of Summer Beachless, you already know I had a pity party...

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Surviving The Rest Of Summer Beachless

I just got back from Sunset Beach, NC.  The land of sun, surf and double rainbows.  Can you see the...

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Grill Up Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Please don’t judge but for the longest time I was under the misconception that prosciutto was a $10 word for...

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Marinated & Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

One morning my husband’s car found itself in a heady position – running in neutral, no driver and sitting on...

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Cool Off With A Refreshing Combo Of Sherbet & Fruit

This is such a cool update for sherbet from the hot mess it can create on a  stick. I remember...

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Patriotic Strawberry Cream Cheese Parfait

Over the years my husband and I have made a concerted effort to share some common interests. We tried camping...

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