Starbucks Copycat Refresher

If you’re looking for a delicious fruity drink to quench your summer thirst?  If you want to avoid excess sugar, calories and a long drive-through line?  If you want to use ingredients in your own kitchen?  I want to show you my version of a copycat recipe for Starbucks Refreshers. I hope this isn’t too […]

Cute Home Walmart Finds

I have been finding the cutest Walmart home goods lately.  Here are a few things you might like and I few things I brought home with me. My Texas House I have shared a lot of My Texas House purchases over the years including my recent guest bedroom quilt.  It’s holding up great and still […]

May 2024 Wrap Up

Summer is unofficially here as we wrap up May 2024 and head right into June.  Have you started your summer yet?  Plans? Not much is going on around here right now.  No big projects, trips or shopping extravaganzas. Here are a few things that might be of interest to you though. Shopping From Temu I […]

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Do you have someone in your house who resorts to eating Oreos for breakfast when he doesn’t feel like going to the trouble of making something decent? Not naming any names, but when I see that happening I just cringe. So this week I found a recipe for homemade oatmeal breakfast bars I want to […]

Simple Faux Plant Hack

Do you have some faux potted plants or trees that look pretty nice, but have hideous pots? Yeah, so do I. Actually, the plants I have aren’t even all that attractive, but they add some nice green to room corners.  And they were too expensive to dump at this point. So here is a fast […]

Easy Slower Cooker Vegetable Soup

Seems like the start to warm weather is an odd time to post the recipe for easy peasy slower cooker vegetable soup. But no matter the weather, a bowl of soup hot from the pot for a quick lunch or light dinner is our go-to all year long. The ingredients are what we have on […]

Swimming Suit Organization

Dear friends, I’m going to break it to you.  Swimming suit season is almost upon us.  If you’ve been putting off those toning exercises, now is the time to ramp it up. As for me, those days are way behind me and I accept who I am when I wear a swimming suit.  And.  I […]

BBQ Party Meatballs

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser for your next gathering, consider these easy peasy BBQ party meatballs. This dish is ideal for entertaining because you can mix and fry the meatballs ahead of time and pop them in the fridge. Then heat them in a crockpot with bottled BBQ sauce for just long enough to […]

New Sconces – No Electricity

Remember that piece of Studio McGee art I added to our dining room this year?  I still love it.  But, ummm, the wall looked a little underwhelming.  Still.  Even with the new art. It needed a little more. I toyed with a wireless, battery operated art light.  They are so popular on Amazon and have […]

February Potpourri

Nothing in particular, but here are a few things this February to chat about. Outdoor activities I know everyone is not as keen as we are here to get out and enjoy the mild weather.  But we have been hiking, walking, eating and even playing cards outside. I treated myself to a breakfast burrito at […]