Entertaining: Valentine’s Day Brisket

  For Valentine's Day we decided to smoke a brisket. In fact, we had two separate, very informal, Valentine's Day--brisket smoking--soirées. (Hmm I wonder if you pluralize "soirée.")   For starters, I preplanned my menu in advance. I also made the desserts and some of the appetizers the night before. I set the table and … Continue reading Entertaining: Valentine’s Day Brisket

Finances: Last Minute Inexpensive Gifts

For the Non-Toxic Kid: Scrappy Pals $10.49 and arrives before Christmas. Green Pals $25.00, but no longer arrives before Christmas, but there are so many non-toxic toys Amazon sells. They have wooden tea sets, boy cars and so much more. Green Toys Tools $24.99 Green Toys Seaplane $9.99 For the Bearded Man: Shampoo $11.95 and free fast shipping. Oil $13.77 and … Continue reading Finances: Last Minute Inexpensive Gifts