It was a busy, crazy week around here . I found I had to make more of an effort each day to find the pretty. Think you will see a bit of a theme this week – sweet friends and family and pretty flowers. January 25 – Day 19 My pretty kitchen calendar. I originally found this calendar in a little gift shop in Kennebunkport, Maine one summer. I fell in love with the beautiful flowers and have been ordering one online every year since. Check out their website Art for Everyday. [Continue Reading…]
Archives for January 2010
Calzones are the perfect meal on the go. They are a great way to use leftovers too. Cowboys may like calzone because they are quick and easy to eat on the run but so do us civilian folk , especially busy civilian folk!! A calzone is like a pizza pocket or turnover. In Italian it actually means “stocking” or “trouser”. Not really sure how it resembles a stocking or trouser but oh well! The great thing about calzone is they can be eaten out of hand or with a knife [Continue Reading…]
Note: Please excuse my lack of posting here at Homebased Parties. A combination of technical problems due to a mean old blog hacker and a case of tennis elbow have slowed me up a bit! I’m getting back into the swing of things here though and have lots of fun party ideas to share with you. If you have a fun party idea to share I’d love to hear about – send me pictures! You could be a Party Guest here on the blog!! As you may remember I celebrated [Continue Reading…]
Thanks to all of you who have left comments for Karen and to Karen for her generous offer! She has loved reading the comments and wishes she could work with each one of you. She has generously offered to help two people – one local and one virtually! Thank you Karen. So we will have two winners!!! Be sure and check out Karen’s blog for a list of what she has to offer!! If you haven’t entered the giveaway yet click here to do so.
These raspberry cheesecake brownies are divine. A perfect combination of flavors.So I am still working on perfecting the dessert menu for the women’s event coming up at church in a couple of weeks. Those yummy Key Lime Bars definitely made the cut. But I knew I needed at least one or two chocolate based recipes. What would a church event for women be without chocolate?!? Thanks to Val for sharing this yummy chocolate recipe with me. Let’s just say it made the cut and will be showing up on the dessert [Continue Reading…]
I don’t know about you but just about every January I get that bug – that redo, revamp, reorganizational bug and I always seem to start with my closet! I’m usually pretty tired of my clothes about this time of year and feeling like I need a little redo myself! Ever feel like that? Well, lucky for me my friend Karen, a personal stylist, was there to help out! A personal stylist is someone who helps you look your best. Karen spends time listening to you and getting to know you, your [Continue Reading…]