Do you have a secret vice? A little something that you are just a bit ashamed of? Well, I do. I hate to admit it, but Sweet Shark and I sometimes eat dinner at our living room coffee table. It hearkens back to the old days of TV trays and frozen TV dinners - none of those for us; I do prepare a delicious meal several times a week. Our reason for this occasional practice is to watch one of our many-recorded TV shows. But this bad habit required a project: how to make fabric-covered ... Read More about How to Make Fabric-Covered Decorative Balls
Happy after the 4th Weekend I hope you had a safe and fun weekend celebrating our country's 239th birthday. Sweet Shark and I had a great time preparing for and cooking for our Saturday evening party. I wanted to show your our 4th of July party with the recipes. On Friday, we divided up the grocery store lists. Then I finished setting the tables (2 each set for 6), adding decorations (from my stash that you might have seen here and arranging flowers. We already had this red and white plaid ... Read More about Our 4th of July Party with Recipes
Can you believe that it's almost the 4th of July! Let's party on the 4th! Sweet Shark and I love to host parties; I love the preparation, designing an invitation, visualizing how I want our table to look, what flowers to buy, and of course, what food I want to prepare for our guests. We've had Christmas parties, Memorial Day, and Labor Day parties. Our favorite event is our bi-annual Kentucky Derby Party. But we've never had a 4th of July party, so we thought, let's do it this year. As soon ... Read More about Party on the 4th!