TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2012
LIGHTWEIGHT POT FILLER
Change is good! When gardening, I tend to change out my pots often so this is the perfect solution. A lighter pot is always a ‘good thing!’
To conserve soil when planting up large containers, consider how much soil your plants really need, then fill the bottom of the container [...]
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2012
Oven Roasted Shrimp with Avocado Salsa!
Roasting will caramelize the shrimp slightly and concentrate their flavor, making this mild shellfish taste sweeter and more intense.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Peel and devein one to two pounds of 12-15 count shrimp. Place them in a bowl with a handful of grape tomatoes. Drizzle [...]
FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2012
Revamp your Dining Space!
Make your dining room a welcoming gathering area for family and friends.
Modernize your dining room with industrial-style lighting. Balance their stream lined look by combining the lighting with natural furnishings like distressed tables and wicker chairs. Take the formality out!!!
Personalize your space. Find something that is uniquely you! [...]
TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2012
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!
This heart hangs in an art gallery in the oldest square in Paris. Have a LOVELY day!
FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2012
Send a Lovely paper flower to the one you adore. It is budget friendly and lasts forever!
Accordion fold four 5 x 10 sheets of tissue paper in assorted colors. Hold together with white floral wire and wrap with white floral tape.
Round or point the tips of each side of paper. [...]
THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2012
Rice Krispy Heart Pops!
Chocolaty, buttery, rice krispy goodness! Send lots of LOVE to those you admire this Valentines Day with these simple and ‘delicious’ treats.
Melt 1 stick of unsalted butter over med/low heat. Add one package of mini marshmallows. Melt completely. Remove from heat. Add 8 cups of Rice Krispies cereal [...]
TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2012
Fresh Salsa requires quality ingredients. A ripe avocado and sweet grape tomatoes make this one heavenly!
Dice a ripe avocado into 1/4 inch pieces. Place in the bottom of a nonreactive mixing bowl and gently toss it with 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice.
Chop the grape tomatoes. Spoon on top of the [...]
SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2012
SUPER BOWL XLVI
What will you make for Patriots vs. Giants??
With all the snow outside, nothing sounds better than a bowl of this ‘delicious’ chili, a cozy fire, and a Football game!
And Secret Ingredients!
Enjoy my spicy version for your gathering! GO PATRIOTS!