"True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future." --Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Month: November 2015
Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Potpie
Do you find yourself with leftover Thanksgiving food such as a turkey, ham, asparagus, green beans, etc? I had leftovers that I did not want to throw away, so I decided to make turkey pot pies. I included my turkey bacon wrapped asparagus, green beans, turkey and ham. I created the filling with flour, milk, … Continue reading Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Potpie
Recipe: Chocolate Bark
Chocolate bark is so delicious and, best of all, incredibly easy. Step 1: Boil water in a sauce pan and line your cookie sheet with parchment paper. Step 2: Pour the chocolate, of your choice, into a bowl. For the dark chocolate, I used a half bag of milk chocolate and a half bag … Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Bark
I love how great cheese platters paired with nuts--such as these spicy peanuts--fruit, olives, pickles, mozzarella sticks and crackers simply make life easier. How do you entertain your guests while they wait for the main entree? I hope you've had a great day.
Holiday Decor: Thanksgiving Day 2015
Happy Thanksgiving 2015: For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson I hope you enjoy your day with minimal stress. Have a great day!
Quote of the day: 11/25/15
"Every leaf speaks bliss to me fluttering from the autumn tree." Emily Bronte To those that celebrate Thanksgiving, happy early Thanksgiving! I hope today can be a day you enjoy with those you love and reflect on the many things you can be grateful for.
Quote of the day: 11/19/15
"How do we recognize the shackles that tradition has placed upon us? For if we can recognize them, we are also able to break them." --Franz Boas
Quote of the day: 11/18/15
"Consequently, lifestyle magazines may limit or broaden their readers’ perspectives on gender if they are perceived as authoritative. Nevertheless, adolescents may be particularly vulnerable to these messages owing to the nature of this developmental phase (Delamont, 2001). According to Kehily (1999), Massoni (2004), Simić (2006), and Jackson (2005: 295) young women, in particular, are likely … Continue reading Quote of the day: 11/18/15
Fashion: A Renaissance Mom’s Outfit of the day
I am loving chunky sweaters and a dark berry lip for Fall. Unfortunately, the picture doesn't do the dark color justice. It is an orchid color that fits well with this time of year. I am wearing an A&F hooded sweater, H&M jeans, Guess booties with a studded ankle and a berry lip. Hello Fall! … Continue reading Fashion: A Renaissance Mom’s Outfit of the day
Quote of the day: 11/17/15
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all." --Emily Dickinson