Saturday, July 24, 2021

July Family pics

The last 3 weeks has been family time for us, spending time in Ohio, Rochester, at home and the Adirondacks.  This is a "photo dump" to remind me of the fun times we have when we get together!

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Cranberry and Pineapple Salad

I will be submitting the "Recipe of the Month" for our local newspaper starting in August and each month after, so I have been looking through my recipes and collages and thought I would share a few with you!

The Star Review covers the villages of North Syracuse and Liverpool and the towns of Cicero, Clay and Salina.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Pinterest Challenge: Tutti-Fruiti

Our Pinterest Challenge theme this month is

      Tutti Fruiti

The purpose of this challenge is to motivate us to actually make something that we have pinned!

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Answers to Susan's Questions!

Susan, from Between Naps on the Porch posed these questions and I thought it would be fun to share my answers with you!


1. Favorite place to vacation: Cape Cod and the Caribbean

2. Favorite Perfume: Donna Karan Cashmere Mist

3. Favorite show you’re currently watching on TV, Acorn, Netflix, or whatever: The Real Housewives of NYC and Beverly Hills

4. Guilty pleasure you allow yourself once a week/month: Almond Joy Candy Bar

5. Favorite way to unwind if feeling stressed: Being all alone for an hour.

6. Something you cook or bake that’s always a big hit with friends/family: Too many to mention!  But they always expect Harry and David dip!

7. 3 places you would like to visit when travel is safe, easy, and fun again: Croatia, St Kitts, Cabo San Lucas.........and return to: Kotor, Montenegro and Tokyo, Japan

8. The last book you read that made you laugh: Elin Hilderbrand's Golden Girl made me smile a few times!

9. Small goal you’re currently striving to reach: purge/donate items I no longer use.

10. Big goal you’re currently striving to reach: lose weight

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Christmas in July - 10 on the 10th

                   Hand Painted Gift Bags

This month's theme for 10 on the 10th is Christmas in July.  This is where we spend under $10 related to the theme.  This is also a blog hop so I hope you will visit the three blogs at the bottom of this post!

Monday, June 28, 2021

Painted Flowers....

I saw a wooden flower hand painted over at  Patina and Paint, so I made a trip to the Dollar Tree and picked up 3 wooden flowers:

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


"Come let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things." Chaim Potok

Saturday, June 19, 2021