Comfy shoes, chicken chili, and good books

Comfy shoes, chicken chili, and good books

Happy Sunday, everyone!  I just love this time of year for reading and relaxing…it is truly a time for comfy shoes, chicken chili and good books! I purchased these comfy shoe-slippers at Rockport on sale in the fall and I have loved them…they are so warm and I can walk the dog or to the…

Holiday Food Review + Word of the Year

Holiday Food Review + Word of the Year

Happy Monday, all!  As you can see, we partied hard this weekend!  Today, I want to share with you specifics of my holiday food review and my word of the year going into 2022. What I loved most this year (beginning at Thanksgiving) is that our family celebrated perhaps the most “traditional” Christmas ever…we did…

My original recipes featuring holiday jam

My original recipes featuring holiday jam

Happy Tuesday…four days and counting.  Before it was too late, I wanted to share my original recipes featuring holiday jam! This has been my busiest holiday season in a long while and I believe one of the reasons is spending time in the kitchen to create my own original recipes! I enjoy doing this…it is…

How I wear green & make unique pinto beans!

How I wear green & make unique pinto beans!

It’s one week until Christmas Eve! Hurray and welcome, all!  Today, I am discussing how I wear green and make unique pinto beans! A few readers asked me for the bean recipe after hearing how popular they are with family and friends. I served them recently with my Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas.  But, first let’s…

Weekend Perfect: Chico’s Reversible Wrap and Apple Cakes

Weekend Perfect: Chico’s Reversible Wrap and Apple Cakes

Happy Friday!  Today let’s discuss a weekend perfect pair…my Chico’s reversible wrap and apple cakes! Both are yummy, warm and cozy! CHICO’S REVERSIBLE WRAP Last week, I received this wonderful holiday gift from the social media team at Chico’s. (A HUGE THANK YOU!!) I love a beautiful houndstooth wrap, but confess when I saw the…

Tis the season for food and fun

Tis the season for food and fun

Happy Thursday, everyone!  Yes, tis the season for food and fun!  Let’s get right to it…first tis the season for fun! I snapped this as I was headed out to meet a friend for lunch yesterday.  You can see my Talbot’s jacket and my ana skinny jeans from JCP are workhorses in my current wardrobe!…

Topping off Thanksgiving and Christmas Trees

Topping off Thanksgiving and Christmas Trees

Happy Tuesday, all!  Today I want am topping off Thanksgiving and Christmas trees! By, topping off Thanksgiving, I mean…sharing with you what I did different that were crowd pleasers. I have posted my traditional dishes before, but if you need a recipe, then let me know. Let’s start with Mr. Turkey. TOPPING OFF THANKSGIVING My…

Thanksgiving style and flavor profiles

Thanksgiving style and flavor profiles

Happy Tuesday, everyone!  Today I am going to discuss my Thanksgiving style and flavor profiles! Today is when I officially begin cooking for the large meal I will host on Thanksgiving day…I always begin early or it would not be doable. Today, I will make the sweet potato casserole, and organize a few things for…