We celebrated Olivia's Third Birthday in style with a Cat in the Hat themed party. I made the invitations, address labels, and return address labels on my computer. I found blue envelopes at Staples that matched perfectly! Birthday Banner. I used a plastic red tablecloth and then red and white striped wrapping paper for the … Continue reading A Cat in the Hat Party
Seriously, I need to rename this My Weekend Favorites... who cares about the alliteration. On TV - I still need to catch up on Scandal , Suits, Chicago Fire & PD, and Law & Order SVU. But I am finally caught up on Nashville and Grey's ( can we talk about Isaiah Washington coming back? … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 03.21.14
Here is a delicious dessert recipe for Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes. It is one of my sister's go-to dessert recipes. The recipe is originally from Paula Deen (not one of my favorite people, but you must give credit where credit is due.) Photo originally from food.com Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes Servings: 10 Ingredients: Cake 1 (18 … Continue reading Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes – Family Cookbook Scrapbook – vol 3
Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup Recipe originally from Garden and Gun Magazine Serves 4-6 photo from original recipe: Ingredients 3sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1.5 inch thick rounds Canola oil for frying Salt For the syrup: 2 cups bacon, cut into small dice 2 cups pecans, chopped 2/3 cup sliced scallions ( … Continue reading Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup – Family Cookbook Scrapbook – vol 2
one day late! here are all the things I am loving this week- On TV - White Collar - Is Peter going to take the job in D.C.? Will Neal and Peter ever be the same again? Lots of "what ifs" happened in this episode - but there was no bigger question then this one: Who … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 01/10/14
As I mentioned in my Happy New year post - my sisters and I have been working on a Family Cookbook Scrapbook for two years. It started as a gift from me to my sister, Roberta, in Atlanta. She loves pumpkins, so I gathered a bunch of pumpkin recipes and scrapbooked them into a binder … Continue reading Family Cookbook Scrapbook
I don't know about you, but the thought of taking down and storing all of my holiday decorations can be daunting. Sometimes I feel like as soon as I get the house decorated exactly the way I want it, the New Year's ball has dropped and its time to take everything down again. One thing … Continue reading Holiday Decoration Storage
Where have I been? I don't even have a good answer! I wish I had some fabulous story like I was whisked aways for a two month journey through Europe ... but I must be honest, it has been nothing like that! Work has been busy, family life has been busy and I have been … Continue reading Happy New Year – and where the heck have I been?
We had a great time hosting a Halloween party for Olivia and her friends this weekend. You know I love a good party - and I love Halloween! It has always been one of my favorite holidays. I hope by having fun get togethers for Halloween that Olivia will grow to love this holiday too. … Continue reading Halloween Party!