Of Hashtags & Hashbrowns – Pommes de Terre Dauphinoise (Potatoes Baked w/Cheese) & Onion Biscuit Squares

Tweeterpated, twitterish, tweetastic, twitterific, tweepstakes….. For the longest time, I avoided Twitter, basically because I had no desire to follow #bieber, #littlemonsters and felt silly to even think about publically typing something like #LesNipplerables. Besides, it was the darts in the dress people. What changed? Two things 1) wanting to grow my Facebook, blog and […]

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New Diggs – Chicks are getting older!

First. Thing. – Last. Day. to vote for the chick names over at Sweet Sixteen. Second – chicks grow fast. Hence they need an upgraded abode. Original Brooder Set Up A bit different than the more traditional set up Made with items we had lying around house Safety first! Essentials Used a clear tote, with […]

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Howdy Mister Crunchy/Bonjour Croque Monsieur!

Melty, brown cheesy goodness? Oui, s’il vous plait!!! I have been reading and enjoying my Clementine in the Kitchen cookbook. Another member of my vintage collection…. Inspired by the Clementine’s brief recipe and description of Croque Monsieur (roughly “Mister Crunchy”), my own taste memories from Café Presse (Seattle), a corner café in Paris, and some […]

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Hemming and Hawing Part 1 – Invisible Hem on Dress Pants

I FINALLY dove into the pile of items in my “mend and alter” bin. Three items were in need of some basic hemming, that I thought others might be interested in my approach or be looking to follow a tutorial on. I am working on three part post, one for each hem. Segments are 1) […]

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Sweet Sixteen is Here – Peepstakes Madness

Peepstakes Madness – we are down to the Sweet Sixteen Name Peepstakes (ok, more like two dozen, but they were so gooood!!)  on the road to the Final Four (names) next week.  Be sure to vote, get your friends to vote and share share! There is a poll for EACH of the four hens…  Big […]

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NCAA inspired Blood Orange Vodka Soda with Basil

It is very out of character for me make a cocktail for home consumption, but when one’s hand is forced with basketball at every turn, one must respond rationally. Life is about choices after all and I choose to watch DVR’d Project Runway (way behind on the most recent season so no spoilers), work on […]

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