Organic Centerpieces & Muffins

Cranberries, Hazelnuts & Muffins Oh My Part 1: The Centerpiece Looking for the perfect, simple holiday centerpieces this year?  Try “going green” with organic holiday centerpieces.  Simply pull out your mason jars or some old jelly or pickle jars, fill...

Wearing Flip Flops for Christmas

Florida Family Christmas Yes, I think we are definitely back in the sunshine state.  I hosted my first Christmas party  since returning to Orlando for my daughters’ girl scout troop and I wore flip flops.  I had a lot of ideas of what I would wear for the...

Praline French Toast

Praline French Toast Recipe Prepare the night before: one loaf of French bread 6 eggs 1 cup milk (not skim) 1 cup half and half 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg Slice the French bread and arrange in a 9×13 inch dish. Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour...

My Ugly Sofa Saga

The Nappy Dingy Ugly Sofa Makeover For the first time in many years I have a sofa and loveseat that is not either slipcovered or leather.  Now those of us who have children know that this is a sure way to getting the “ugly sofa”.  Well, let me tell you  we...

Jesus Loves Me

What is the truth of my circumstance? I am sure everyone of you have had some unique circumstances.  Some challenging circumstances.  Unfortunately, the great circumstances are overshadowed by the bad ones at times.  I have been on a journey through a health issue...

Springtime Refreshing

Spring Home Decorating & Cleaning Have you ever experienced after Christmas let down? I used to feel this way as a child. All the build up of parties and festivities peaking on December 25th just to crash the day after. I love the Christmas season. It is a time to...