From the monthly archives:

June 2010

Why Does This Xanthic Vegetable Make You Cry

June 30, 2010

We all knew that the letter X was looming over our heads and today is the day that we have to fish or cut bait.  Welcome to Alphabet Thursday!  My choice is a little xanthic vegetable…..the yellowish onion.  Of course, there are white onions and red onions but we need the letter x so we [...]

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Grandchildren

June 30, 2010

I am redoing some things on my blog and I am also learning where things need to go. Pink Saturday (now Grandchildren) was supposed to be a Category and not a menu item. Who knew? So, this is a post that you might have seen before but, I wanted to put it where it belongs [...]

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Best Chocolate Cake Ever

June 28, 2010

This week, I needed to make a chocolate birthday cake.  When shopping the other day, I saw a Dr. Pepper cake mix kit in a great shop on the square but the kit cost $14.  All it contained was a cake mix, a frosting mix and a Dublin Dr. Pepper…..all in a celophane wrapper and [...]

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Challenge List—Two Down

June 27, 2010

It is amazing how a list will motivate you to get things accomplished, particularly when it is put out there for others to see.  So, I have done two of the list of 10.  (Check out earlier post)  Woohoo!  First, I polished the silver.  Everyone has their favorite method of doing this.  One I have [...]

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Bloggy Awards—What?

June 26, 2010

I was so blessed last night when I opened my email and I had been awarded two Bloggy Awards by Beth with  Two Monkeys and a Washtub.  Woohoo!   That made me so happy.  I also won a give away that I really wanted from Lauren at I Am That Lady.  It is a coupon binder [...]

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W is for a Walk in the Woods

June 23, 2010

When I was a child, life wasn’t quite as dangerous as it is today…understatement.  We walked several blocks to school without our parents.  At Halloween, we went Trick or Treating up and down blocks and blocks of streets without our parents.  We walked down to the shopping center, even though it was a good 10 [...]

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Ten Tasks in Ten Days Challenge

June 23, 2010

So, I am participating in this challenge and let me assure you that my 10 tasks will not be as hard as the superwoman on The Shabby Chic Cottage.  She has thrown down the gauntlet but she has bigger goals than me.  I just want to get through a day without being distracted by Facebook.  [...]

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Fast, Cheap and Easy Meal

June 22, 2010

I was cleaning house today and about every hour, checking my email/Twitter/blog/Facebook/other blogs.  That is my reward for hard work…ha. Anyway, I wasn’t really in the mood to cook and hadn’t made a solid plan.  So, I put this little meal together in about 20 minutes.  Thought you might appreciate it. Here is a tip [...]

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Roasted Vegetables, Again

June 22, 2010

I know I have said this before but I LOVE roasting vegetables.  As far as I am concerned, it is my favorite method of cooking them and brings out such an incredible flavor.  I even roast green beans after I have blanched them.  They turn into a different bean altogether when they are roasted for [...]

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Little Boxes on a Hillside

June 21, 2010

Do you know that song?  I love little boxes….big boxes….tin boxes….colorful boxes…..hat boxes…..boxes, boxes, boxes.  I have a ton of them. So, I decided to gather of few of them up on the kitchen table and take pictures of them to share.  Maybe you will like them too. The box above is my newest treasure [...]

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