iced chai tea

hello my friends. As usual, I’ve been missing in action.  There’s been so much going on and life seems crazy all of a sudden.   And here we are, summer 2016 😜   It it no secret that summer is my least favorite season of the year, but for all that annoys me about it, […]

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brown sugar chicken 

I told myself I was going to post more.  I take the pictures, I think of what to say, and I never actually do it.  I made this recipe at the beginning of last month. While scrolling through photos, I came across these and decided to share.  This is perhaps the easiest chicken dish I’ve […]

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sewing room makeover~ thread storage

Drive~ by post here….   Part of my New Years’ resolutions was to organize my sewing room.  My neighbor came over right before Christmas and we some how ended up in my sewing room and she said, ” wow that is bad”. And she was right.  I could not even find the floor.     […]

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creamy citrus-hemp dressing

happy new year, y’all!  How’s 2016 treating you so far? Any resolutions? Made? Broken? Accomplished?  Here’s mine 1- find a way to take in the arts about once a month. This can be anything from a play, to a museum, to a concert 😉😉😉 2-read a book a month.  ( die hard may disagree, but […]

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a week of gratitude 2015

I’ve spent the morning going over old posts and realized that this day, the Tuesday before thanksgiving, is historically a day that I write a heartfelt post.  Reading this old posts made me realize how much I miss my grandparents and the simplicity of belong a child.  So, allow me to tell you about what […]

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snack stick review and GIVEAWAY!

hiya friends…  How’s yer summer treating you ?   It’s no secret that summer is my least favorite time of the year. But sometimes a little something extra can help push me through.  Like last week.   I have a good friend named Amy, and she and her husband Brian raise grass-fed beef, free range chicken, […]

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quilting retreat summer 2015

howdy folks!  Remember last year when I went on my quilting retreat? Whelp, I was lucky enough to do it again this past weekend.  It was organized by the very talented Sandra Clemons and the founder of our guild, Liz. If  you are a crafter, you really should follow Sandra’s blog. She has some wonderful giveaways and is always […]

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cauliflower pizza crust…take 1

morning, friends!  Recently I’ve send a lot of fun recipes using cauliflower. this recipe for cauliflower pizza crust came across my Facebook news feed and I was intrigued.  So I tried it out just for fun.  ( FYI… While I have friends who do have special dietary needs, I do not.  I simply wanted to deconstruct and try something […]

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watermelon-habanaro granita… with tequila!

happy Friday, friends.  I hope y’all have fun plans this weekend.  Whether you have plans or not, you need to try this.  You will by far be the life of the party if you bring it to a friends’. Or you can be like me and be the life of my own party on my […]

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low fat creamy carrot-ginger soup with lemon-parsley pesto

friends, I have to tell you… I absolutely love  soup.  I could seriously eat it 365 days of the year.  I woke up in a healthy cooking mood this am.  I headed to the store unsure of what I was going to make and I saw a beautiful display of carrots and then I knew! […]

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