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Sunday, December 17, 2017

How to make a Blue Cosmopolitan Cocktail

This Blue Cosmopolitan Cocktail is just delicious and will brighten any day, be it in the dead of winter or a summer day.   This variation on a cosmo cocktail with the gorgeous blue color which comes from Curacao gives a little class to any cocktail party.  We decided to have a fun twist and add a huge ice ball.     
Blue Cosmo

Saturday, December 9, 2017

10 of the Best Clutter-Free Holiday Decorating Tips

It’s always hard to keep your home tidy during the holidays; what with the extra guests, busy schedules, and constant cooking, setting up complicated and obstructive d├ęcor is probably the last thing you need to add to your to-do list.  

We love using multi-purpose items to keep our home tidy and clutter-free throughout the year and we continue to look for ways to do that during the busy holiday season.   We wanted to share our clutter-free holiday decorating tips and hope they help your home stay organized and tidy during this busy holiday season.     

Christmas Decorating Tips

Friday, November 24, 2017

How to bake the Best Christmas Candy Cookies

This Candy Cane Chewy Cookie recipe will make the best Christmas Candy Cookies ever. How, can you beat a chewy sugar cookie with crushed peppermint baked inside?  You just can't.   

Christmas candy cookies

These Christmas Candy Cookies are just divine, they have the clean taste of peppermint and these cookies are soft and chewy exactly the way a great cookie should be. 

Monday, November 13, 2017

How to Weave and Restore a Hemp Seat on a Chair

 We just finished with this Reclaimed Hemp Seat Chair.  It was in sad shape when we found it but with a little love and time, it is now sitting happily in our guest bedroom.  

restoring a hemp seat chair

This chair with a hemp seat didn't look this way when we found it. In fact, it was on the way to the garbage but I totally fell in love with it.   The hubby wasn't so sure about it but since he is a sweetie, he gave me the benefit of doubt and jumped on board to save this chair.  

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Best Potatoes Au Gratin made easy

Potato recipe, Baked potato casserole

I have never really thought about the difference between Potatoes Au Gratin and Scalloped Potatoes, but I'm told there is a difference.   We were never really sure which name these potatoes fell under, we just knew they were very easy and so delicious.     

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Southwestern Cobb Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

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Even though this Southwestern Cobb Salad would make a great main dish we are rocking our Friday Night Football dinner by pairing it with a great pizza.   I don't know about you but here in Texas, High School football is a major event.  So our Friday football night dinners need to be quick, delicious and nutritious! 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

13 of the Best Grilling Recipes to make your mouth water

When it's time to fire up the grill it's no time to go light, either go big on the flavor or go home is what we believe.   We are Texans, meat sizzling on the grill is a must, either marinated steaks, grilled chicken, juicy burgers, or flavorful kabobs will win the day with us.     

So we have compiled together 13 of some of our favorite Grilling recipes to sizzle up your cookout and make your mouth start to water.  

Monday, August 7, 2017

How to make the best Grilled BBQ Chicken and Pineapple skewers

These Grilled BBQ Chicken and Pineapple Skewers are not only delicious but also very easy to prepare.   Have you noticed for some unknown reason when you place food on a stick or skewer, it just tastes better?