A Brick Date can be in Your Future

Weekends Wiz By. Filled with Errands and Cleaning.  Shopping and Laundry. Blink Twice and We’re Back to Monday. But Sometimes We Make Time for a Weekend Date.  A Date with Attitude. A Date with a Little Brick Work.  To Create a New Brick Walk. On Friday Night, We Design the Walk. Estimate the Size and […]

The Roots of Comfort Food. Simplified.

Comfort Food.  A Definition. “The term comfort food has been traced back at least to 1966, when the Palm Beach Post used it in a story: “Adults, when under severe emotional stress, turn to what could be called ‘comfort food‘—food associated with the security of childhood, like mother’s poached egg or famous chicken soup.” – […]

If You Teach a Kid to Fish…

Super Bowl 52. Mr. Doodle Loves to Watch the Game and Celebrate with Super Bowl Food. At Home with His Girls. A Super Bowl Family Tradition. For a Week leading up to the Game, We Plan, Prep and Shop for Party Food. The Menu is Perfect.  🙂 Costco Party Food in All its Glory:  Wings.  […]

Blow Away Mundane Meals…Easy, Fast, Fun!

Sunday Morning.  Just You and Your Buddy.  Everyone Else is Still Asleep. Forget the Ho Hum Eggs and Bacon.  Oatmeal is for the Work Week.  Let’s Do Italian Eggs! Just like Mrs. Castorini in Moonstruck. Italian Bread and Eggs. Place on a Hot Skillet. Eggs Fit Snugly in the Centers. Cook Any Style. Fancy Silver. […]

The Cat Proof Christmas Tree DIY Plan

Christmas Trees and Cats.  Disasters in the Making. Even Thinking about the Tree and this Crazy Cat was making my Head Hurt. Reading about how dangerous Tinsel Eating and Pine Oil is to Cats, I Was Dreading the Whole Christmas Tree Thing. But Christmas Without a Tree?  Not Going to Happen. So over the Last […]

A Sea Captain’s Cottage in a Flash

In the Middle of the Desert.  In a Tiny Cottage for 4. Lived a Sea Captain who Longed for the Sea to be Outside Her Door. All the Collected Shells Placed Round the House. Didn’t Bring the Ocean Feel…Not a Drop…Not a Douse. With Dwindling Funds for a Cottage Remake. The Sea Captain Made a […]