Monthly Archives: October 2008

Show and Tell Friday

I wanted to share my little log cabin in my backyard. I say it is for the boys, but really it is for me! I have a desire to one day live in a log cabin in the “not so … Continue reading

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The best part of camping…not camping

Men love fire. Last year we got a fire pit for our backyard much to the delight of my men. This year after the hurricane we drove around in our little Honda Civic looking for wood all of one Saturday … Continue reading

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Show and Tell Friday

I love these candle holders. I love the way the amber beads glow when I light a candle inside. It makes my house feel cozy. It was made by my good friend’s mother who is more talented than she admits. … Continue reading

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A delicious and thrifty meal using up leftover meat

We love to Barbecue. (What we call Barbecue in this part of the country is really grilling to the rest of you. So excuse my southernism.) We sometimes have a leftover piece of pork chop, steak, chicken or sausage. I … Continue reading

Posted in Cajun cooking, cooking economically, Jambalaya, leftover meat, thrifty meal | 1 Comment

How to throw a Cookbook Recipe Tasting Party

Well, I think I have finally officially recovered from hosting the Cookbook Recipe Tasting Party. I tried to do a lot of preparation well before the party day, but I still ended up doing quite a few things the day … Continue reading

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Wearing Many Hats Lately

The last few weeks have been a little crazy around here. I haven’t had time to blog and I miss you my little blog… sniff, sniff. I’ve been doing some work for an attorney friend. He’s a packrat and his … Continue reading

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Make a "drive-through" for a friend

I have a dear friend who is a single parent of three children. She works and while she is an excellent cook, has little time to do it now. I was thinking about her and how I could bless her. … Continue reading

Posted in appetizer, cook for others, drive-through, Mini-Pecan Pies, tea party food | 3 Comments