Hi You'all...The following post was originally posted in 2018...but I decided to revive it because it contains the houses of two of my favorite Christmas movies. There are so many funny lines in both movies and when Hurricane Ian hit Florida in 2022, we had a metal beam from our pool cage break through our slider door and slither across the room which triggered a line from the movie, Christmas Vacation. I said to the Captain..."and why is the carpet all wet TODD"???? to which the ... Read More about Two Of My Favorite Must See Christmas Movies!
A German Christmas Tablescape. I have had these beautiful bright red Vintage Waechtersbach Christmas Tree dishes for a long time. And because I have an Irish background and red hair...I have always loved these candy apple red dishes. Don't ask me why one has anything to do with the other. These days I sometimes don't make sense. Do you remember Maxine the cartoon character? Yes, I pair age and chemo with not making sense. LOL Back to these Waechtersbach ... Read More about A German Christmas Tablescape
Yes, November is a Symbol of Gratitude & My Birthday Month. Actually today is my birthday and I can not help but reflect on my life and all the blessings and joy I have experienced. As many of you know, I had Pancreatic Cancer and my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ brought me through all the months and months of chemo and radiation, plus a 12 hour Whipple Surgery to this wonderful point in my life today. I am truly Blessed as I celebrate yet another birthday. Some people ... Read More about November is a Symbol of Gratitude & My Birthday Month
Do Ahead Potatoes, The Easy Mashed Potato Recipe! This recipe is a suggestion for your Thanksgiving Day meal. It is great because it can be made ahead of time, leaving you with more time for last minute Turkey and gravy and who wants to be mashing potatoes when there is so many other things to do? Plus, it is so easy to do a couple days before the big event. Have you ever had a "go-to" recipe that is a "never fail and always there for you" kind of recipe? Of course you have. We ... Read More about Mashed Potatoes, That You Do-Ahead! The Easy Mashed Potatoes Recipe!
Thankful, Grateful, Blessed! My dear friends this is the time of year when most of us take the time to reflect on how thankful, grateful and blessed we are. Of course we should be thankful every day and as we take the time to look around us, there is much to be thankful for. I know, I know...the world appears to be going downhill in more ways than one. But we need to remind ourselves that God is in control, and if we back off and let Him, our lives would have much less ... Read More about Thankful. Grateful. Blessed.