Frivolous Friday, Life

Frivolous Friday

Friday at last! *sigh of relief* Is it just me or did this past week last FOREEEEEEEVEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRR???? I’m so very glad Friday is here! Time for deep breaths, baking and spending some time with Dearest Carl. 🙂 http://grooveshark.com/songWidget.swf Vacation On The Moon Absolutely lovely! More Star Wars It gets funnier each time you watch it Simple, old fashioned, lovely Gifting …

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Life, What We're Eating

What We’re Eating

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/rNdbKQjbi4A&source=uds Everybody have a good weekend? Mine went by way too fast. But Mother’s Day was lovely (though cold) and we got to spend the day with family and laugh and talk and eat lots of delicious food! This week has lots of deliciousness in it as well! Monday: Zuppa ToscanaTuesday: Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Green Beans and SausageWednesday: Spaghetti and Meatballs and …

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Life

My Mother

Yes, the lovely lady standing next to me in the picture above is my own mom! She’s just wonderful and if you don’t know her, I wish you did! She’s really a gift. Here are 10 things (out of a long long list!) she has taught me: – Husbands are husbands. Respect them! Don’t treat them like children.– Hospitality doesn’t …

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Gifting, Life

Gift Guide

Well it’s time for another gift guide! Mother’s Day is right around the corner (Sunday to be exact) and lots of people have trouble knowing what to get beyond flowers and gift cards. So! Here’s a few ideas under $20 to help you out. 🙂 Sweet Simplicity Or Sophisticated Statement For the flower lovers Oh the possibilities! Because note sending …

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Life, What We're Eating

What We’re Eating

Good morning! After an awesome weekend with friends and family, I’m dragging a little this morning. But our trip was wonderful! Fantastic concert, little town adventuring, peppermint ice cream, cards written in little girl script, silly pictures, dancing, Settlers of Catan and then hiking and wading in a lake on the way home! Now, after a whole weekend of fun …

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Frivolous Friday, Life

Frivolous Friday

Goodbye Indiana! Hellooooo Michigan!!! Dearest Carl and I off to visit friends this weekend with some sibs-in-law so I’m looking forward to some audio books, lots of music, late night talks, some games, pretty much a mini-vacation. You got any big plans this weekend? Going to this concert tonight! I needed this Bright and Shabby I think they’re on to …

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Life

A Find

Isn’t this pillow pretty?! I fell in love with it! Its a watercolor pillow, found here for about $95! Now check THIS out: I found this at the Dollar General for $6!!! Yeah, definitely a find! http://grooveshark.com/songWidget.swf You are loved so stay happy!

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Cooking With Casey Crocker, Life

Cooking With Casey Crocker

Tortellini Pasta Salad Ingredients: – 12 oz. bag cheese filled tortellini– Small Container Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half– 1/2 large yellow bell pepper, diced– 1/2 large green bell pepper, diced– 1/3 c. red onion, diced– 1 c. Zesty Italian Dressing (I used a Romano Basil Vinaigrette dressing)– 3/4 c. Parmesan– 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, minced (again, I didn’t use this …

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