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Monday, December 29

monday morning movie: the holiday series





Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
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HOLIDAY RESOLUTIONS


I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!




Sunday, December 28

sunday in bed



It’s Sunday and everyone deserves a day off.
Here’s wishing you a restful Sunday.


Tuesday, December 23

Holiday Hiatus

Happy Holiday to One and All

I am posting just a small note today to let you know that I am planning on taking a little time for myself during the Holidays to enjoy my family and friends. 

So until my next post....


Monday, December 22

monday morning movie: the holiday series





Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
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HOLIDAY COCKTAIL PARTY


I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!




Sunday, December 21

sunday in bed




It’s Sunday and everyone deserves a day off.
Here’s wishing you a restful Sunday.


MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL


Friday, December 19

recipe friday

WHITE CHILI


Ingredients


1 T corn oil
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp cumin
2 large whole chicken breasts
skinned and cooked
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
1 15-ounce can white beans, drained
1 12-ounce can white corn, drained
2 4-ounce cans chopped green chilies
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 ½ C boiling water
Cholula
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
Avocado
Tortilla chips


Directions

Over medium heat cook onion, garlic, and cumin in the corn oil
Mince, chop or tear chicken breasts and when onion and garlic are tender, stir in chicken

Add beans, corn and chilies - Stir all to blend
Combine chicken bouillon with the 1 1/2 cups of boiling water, and stir through chili
Cover and let chili cook over low heat for about 30 minutes

Just before serving, add Cholula to taste and sprinkle cheese & sliced avocado over the top.   Crumble tortilla chips and sprinkle on top


Wednesday, December 17

quick tip: mesh produce bag


Use the plastic mesh bag that your onions or oranges came in as a no-scratch scrubber for a grimy pot or pan. Ball up the bag, scour away the grime, and throw the whole mess away.

Monday, December 15

monday morning movie: the holiday series





Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
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HOLIDAY DECORATING 101



I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!





Sunday, December 14

sunday in bed



It’s Sunday and everyone deserves a day off.
Here’s wishing you a restful Sunday.

Angelina Jolie

Friday, December 12

recipe friday

TACO SALAD


Ingredients


1½ head iceberg lettuce
½ lb ground beef, sauté & drain well
1 C shredded cheddar cheese
1 can light kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can sweet corn, rinsed and drained 
½ C onion, chopped
2 avocados, chopped (optional)
1 green pepper, chopped or sliced
Grape Tomatoes, halved
1 can sliced black olives, rinsed and drained
1 T jalapeno green sauce
1 bottle Italian Good Seasons dressing
1 bag tortilla chips or Frito chips (broken)


Directions

Prepare lettuce for salad and toss with next 7 ingredients

Just before serving, mix green sauce with dressing and toss with lettuce mixture, and chips


Wednesday, December 10

quick tip: soft drink tab



Do you drink your soft drinks out of a can?  Make more closet space! Expand your clothing capacity by repurposing a soda-can tab: Slip one end over a hanger’s hook, then suspend a second hanger from the tab’s other end.

Monday, December 8

monday morning movie: the holiday series





Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
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HOLIDAY DINNER PARTY



I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!





Sunday, December 7

sunday in bed



It’s Sunday and everyone deserves a day off.
Here’s wishing you a restful Sunday.


Friday, December 5

recipe friday

SPINACH WITH CAVATAPPI

Sooooo unbelievably easy and soooo unbelievably addictive

 

Ingredients

8 C fresh spinach, chopped
6 oz Cavatappi pasta, cooked
2 T olive oil
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp white pepper
19 oz cannellini beans, drained
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ C Asiago Cheese


Directions

Toss ingredients together
May be stored for up to 3 days

Serve with a garnish of shredded cheese



Wednesday, December 3

quick tip: clear nail polish


I used to use clear nail polish to stop a run in a pair of stockings... but who wears stockings anymore? So, how about this one... Button hanging by a thread? Avoid this by coating a button's center with a drop of clear nail polish. Once it's dry, it will prevent the stitches from fraying over time.

Monday, December 1

monday morning movie: the holiday series





Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
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HOLIDAY TIPS



I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!