It sounds gross, but it’s not! I’ll take one with an extra cherry on top, please! “Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It” is soda jerk lingo for a strawberry shake with raspberries on top. These guys had a slang all their own for calling out orders. Soda fountains had handbooks of recipes… Continue reading Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It!
I like my coffee, but I love when someone makes a cup for me in the morning! I’m impatient and will make a quick cup in the morning using an electric coffee maker. However, my husband and sons prepare their coffee using an Aeropress. That thing will make coffee that will cause your heart to… Continue reading WANTED! Morning Coffee!
I have a stash of favorite recipes that I’ve collected over the years. Some of them are cherished family recipes, but the vast majority are my tried and true favorites. I have them written on note cards, old envelopes, pieces of paper and printed from the internet. I needed a recipe book for easy access… Continue reading Flippin' Recipe Stand
Christmas is my favorite time of year! I just love the smell of Christmas…cookies baking, a REAL Christmas tree in the house, cinnamon and spices, and hot chocolate on the stove! But, one of my favorite traditions is sending and receiving Christmas cards. My first letter ever written was addressed to Santa! I’m not really… Continue reading Santa’s Workshop
Many years ago I taught scrapbooking classes and “make and takes” as a Club Scrap Crafter (demonstrator) at scrapbooking crops and events. This was one of my favorite projects to teach. (shared with permission from Club Scrap) I like making projects that are not only fun to look at, but are functional as well. This… Continue reading Ringling Gift Basket
I’m not decorating for Halloween this year. My bathrooms are being remodeled and I will have a claustrophobic meltdown if I get out the Halloween decor. I did mix up a fun fall scent in my essential oil diffuser this morning though! We haven’t had “trick or treaters” in a long time, so I don’t… Continue reading Trick or Treat!
witches’ brew (noun) : a potent or fearsome mixture Merriam-Webster Dictionary MANY years ago I imbibed in a glass (or two or three…🙄) of “Howl-o-green” punch at a Halloween party. The punch was spiked with Jagermeister causing some disturbing hallucinations and a massively painful hangover the next morning. I thought my dad was wearing a… Continue reading Witches’ Brew