Posted by / 28 February 2009 /

Pink Saturday!

Pink Saturday! Pink Saturday!

These pink dishes were purchased from Dollar General a couple of years ago for $1 each. I love that store (David, you can thank me later!...

Frugal Luxuries #9

Frugal Luxuries #9 Frugal Luxuries #9

In Chapter 13 of Tracey McBride's book, Frugal Luxuries, where I take many of my ideas from, she discusses the idea of entertaining on a...

Posted by / 27 February 2009 /

Favorite Photo Friday!

Favorite Photo Friday! Favorite Photo Friday!

My wedding dress was displayed at the Cole County Historical Society Museum a couple of summers ago. This photo is of the display that w...

Foodie Friday and Grocery Cart Recipe Swap!

Foodie Friday and Grocery Cart Recipe Swap! Foodie Friday and Grocery Cart Recipe Swap!

We had book club on Monday night and it was our turn to bring dessert. I wanted to use what I had on hand, and this is what I came up with...

Posted by / 26 February 2009 / ,

Tablescape Thursday

Tablescape Thursday Tablescape Thursday

This tablescape was done with my wedding china, crystal and silver. The bride in the picture is me! Bob and I were married in 1977. T...

Posted by / 25 February 2009 /

Outdoor Wednesday!

Outdoor Wednesday! Outdoor Wednesday!

Visit here to see more Outdoor Wednesday posts. Thank you Susan! These roses were delivered to a teacher here at school for Valentine&#...

Posted by / 24 February 2009 /

Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Girl Scout Cookie Time! Girl Scout Cookie Time!

As a principal of an elementary school, every Girl Scout in the school asks me to buy Girl Scout cookies. And I say yes to every single on...

Posted by / 23 February 2009 /

Show us your Favorites!

Show us your Favorites! Show us your Favorites!

Barking Mad is having a giveaway of a $250 Target card. All you have to do is list your top 5 posts to play! Here are mine in no partic...

Our lovely dinner by Chef Bob

Our lovely dinner by Chef Bob Our lovely dinner by Chef Bob

I wanted to share with you Bob's lovely Valentine meal he made for Ashley, Eric and me. He is such a good cook and we are truly blessed...

Posted by / 22 February 2009 /

Book Review Sunday: French by Heart

Book Review Sunday:  French by Heart Book Review Sunday: French by Heart

French by Heart: An American Family's Adventures in La Belle France by Rebecca Ramsey is a charming tale of how a typical American fami...

Posted by / 21 February 2009 / ,

Pink Saturday!

Pink Saturday! Pink Saturday!

Go check out Beverly's Pink Saturday event! Click on the Pink Saturday picture to the right and it will take you there! I received...

Frugal Luxuries #8

Frugal Luxuries #8 Frugal Luxuries #8

I love flowers. I love getting flowers and I love having flowers in my home. However, my frugal self cringes at having a bouquet of flowe...

Posted by / 20 February 2009 / ,

Favorite Photo Friday!

Favorite Photo Friday! Favorite Photo Friday!

I took this photo with my cheap digital (again) in 2004 when we vacationed in Florida. I don't remember the name of the beach. I lov...

Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday Foodie Friday

I am joining this new adventure on Fridays as Bob and I are "food snobs" if you listen to our daughter, Ashley. It is hosted by ...

Posted by / 19 February 2009 / ,

Tablescape Thursday

Tablescape Thursday Tablescape Thursday

Bob cooked a surprise Valentine luncheon for Ashley, Eric and me on Sunday. We used Ashley and Eric's vintage wedding china, their ...

Posted by / 18 February 2009 /

Outdoor Wednesday

Outdoor Wednesday Outdoor Wednesday

I came upon this clump of grass while walking my dog in my neighborhood. I immediately told Bob that we needed to landscape for the wint...



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