Posted by / 31 July 2016 / ,

Waffle Parfait #SundaySupper

Waffle Parfait #SundaySupper Waffle Parfait #SundaySupper

Today is all about food that kids love!  When I was an elementary principal I would have breakfast duty from time to time and it always seem...

Posted by / 29 July 2016 /

Ten Things To Do Before School Starts

Ten Things To Do Before School Starts Ten Things To Do Before School Starts

It's back to school time and even though I don't have my own school to go back to, I always get excited for this time of year.  I lo...

Posted by / 27 July 2016 /

Naming Our House, Part Two

Naming Our House, Part Two Naming Our House, Part Two

We want to thank everyone who was so kind to offer up a name on our house!  We heard from friends, family and readers all over the world and...

Posted by / 25 July 2016 /

Christmas in July

Christmas in July Christmas in July

I am a huge Christmas nut (take a gander at my Christmas tab above!) and yes, I love celebrating Christmas in any way I can!  Christmas in J...

Posted by / 22 July 2016 /

Impossible Spinach Quiche for #FoodnFlix

Impossible Spinach Quiche for #FoodnFlix Impossible Spinach Quiche for #FoodnFlix

The film for July for #FoodnFlix was Popeye, the 2003 version with Robin Williams and Shelley Duvall.  Food n Flix is a group of bloggers wh...

Posted by / 21 July 2016 /

Peach Navy Fizz

Peach Navy Fizz Peach Navy Fizz

Peaches, the summer fruit that we live for in Missouri, especially if the peaches are from Calhoun County (IL). Good stuff! This peach cockt...

Posted by / 20 July 2016 /

Vanilla Rose Bundt with Edible Flowers #BundtBakers

Vanilla Rose Bundt with Edible Flowers #BundtBakers Vanilla Rose Bundt with Edible Flowers #BundtBakers

The July theme for Bundt Bakers is Secret Garden.  Thank you to our host, Sue Lau, from Palatable Pastimes for getting all of us organized! ...

Posted by / 18 July 2016 /

Help Us Name Our House!

Help Us Name Our House! Help Us Name Our House!

For those who don't know me personally, my husband and I live in a community developed on the principles of New Urbanism called New Town...

Posted by / 17 July 2016 /

Peach, Tomato and Mint Salad #SundaySupper

Peach, Tomato and Mint Salad #SundaySupper Peach, Tomato and Mint Salad #SundaySupper

The folks at Sunday Supper have given us a whole lotta peach recipes just in time for the season!  You will really enjoy this fresh, summ...

Posted by / 13 July 2016 /

Strawberry Avocado Salsa #UltimateRecipeChallenge

Strawberry Avocado Salsa #UltimateRecipeChallenge Strawberry Avocado Salsa #UltimateRecipeChallenge

Strawberries have always been my favorite fruit.  I like to have them around all the time, even when strawberries aren't at their finest...

Posted by / 11 July 2016 /

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Sausage with Panko Topping #SRC

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Sausage with Panko Topping  #SRC Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Sausage with Panko Topping #SRC

The July Secret Recipe Club reveal day is today!  I had a lot of fun reading the blog called Little Bit of Everything .  Cute name, huh?  I...

Posted by / 10 July 2016 /

Tomato Cobbler #TasteCreations

Tomato Cobbler #TasteCreations Tomato Cobbler #TasteCreations

The Taste Creations blog hop is happy to share TOMATOES with you today!  Juicy garden tomatoes are starting to hit the Farmer's Market b...

Posted by / 06 July 2016 / ,

Bridal Shower for Rachel

Bridal Shower for Rachel Bridal Shower for Rachel

My youngest nephew is getting married! Benjamin Levi is getting married in August!  You might remember he graduated from college in Decem...

Posted by / 03 July 2016 /

Red, White and Blue Popsicles #SundaySupper

Red, White and Blue Popsicles #SundaySupper Red, White and Blue Popsicles #SundaySupper

This week at #SundaySupper we focus on EASY to make, Red, White and Blue dishes that you can make at the last minute.  You can make these po...

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