“This is probably the best meatloaf I’ve ever had in my life.” Cooking is absolutely an act of love for me. I cook because I love the food, but mostly I cook because I love the people I cook for, so these are some of the sweetest words a lover of food can hear. This… Continue reading “The best meatloaf I’ve ever had.”
I love butternut squash. This recipe was so good and so simple, it falls into the “why didn’t I think of that?” category. Please make this, you won’t regret it. My pictures aren’t nearly as pretty as the original, so I’ll show you Erin’s of Naturally Ella. Twice Baked Butternut Squash Stuffed with Quinoa and… Continue reading Twice baked stuffed butternut squash
I pinned did that! I finally got on it and completed a project I pinned on Pinterest. Sure, I’ve cooked from Pinterest before (actually, I have a recipe I made yesterday I need to blog), but this is big (sort of). It involved tools, and wood, and nails. This was my inspiration pin: I thought… Continue reading Pinterest, you’re not just to look at anymore.
Creating a visually appealing appetizer platter is not difficult. I certainly don’t claim to be an expert, but I have fun playing around with them. Here’s what I came up with for Thanksgiving: Served alongside bread: It was a small spread, just for 6 of us, but with just a couple tips, you can make… Continue reading How to: appetizer platter
We do love salmon around here, luckily we’re close to the source. I try to cook it at least weekly, but sometimes work and life gets in the way of cooking at home. If I’m short on time and ideas, this is my go-to. It also happens to be our favorite way to have salmon.… Continue reading Our favorite fish
We have been feeling the crunch at home lately, or at least I have. We do have a small home, and lots of “good stuff,” as my husband calls it. I really don’t believe it’s a problem with the size of our home, though. It’s merely a need to simplify and organize, to use the… Continue reading A little project
Starting at the front door: $10 swag purchased last year and a DIY bow (thanks to YouTube for showing me how), 3M hooks are my best friend Goodwill came through for me this year. Found four boxes of brand new lighted 9′ garland for $5 each. Two of them here, plus a couple cheapie clear… Continue reading Decking the Halls