Monthly Archives: January 2015

Spicy Chorizo and Tomato Soup with Extra for the Freezer

When I first saw this recipe in the newspaper, I thought “meh” and threw it away.  Then the more I thought about it, the more it appealed to me.  So I dug it out, read it again, and decided to try it.  … Continue reading

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Teal and Dark Purple Zig-Zags on my Fingernails

It’s been very cold and foggy here this winter, and I wanted a manicure that reflected the weather but was still kinda cheerful, too.  I thought that if I mixed a dark and a bright color that would do the … Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Vegetables and Chicken Salad

I love roasted vegetables, and I love the winter root vegetables roasted with spices.  I put a different spice on each one, and the flavors were wonderful!  Al even liked this a lot.  It’s nice to have a winter dinner … Continue reading

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Easy Hamburger and Potatoes with Cajun Seasoning

Long ago when I was in my early 20s, I remember going over to one of my friends homes for dinner and she served a tomato-hamburger-potato dish.  It didn’t have any seasoning in it except maybe salt and pepper, but it … Continue reading

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Blue and Flowers on my Fingernails

A while back I painted my nails blue and cream, and even though they came out good and I liked them, I wanted to try it again with a different look.  This time I painted my thumb and pinky nails with OPI Dining Al Frisco, my … Continue reading

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Sour Cream and Cranberry Snack Cake

I saw this recipe in our local newspaper in an article on how to use up Christmas leftovers.  Well, we never have cranberry sauce left over, Al loves it and always eats it up!  So I had to buy a … Continue reading

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I Made Myself a Necklace and Earring Set

I have been Googling “Jewelry Making” for several years, but I just couldn’t make the plunge because of the cost.  It requires special tools that can be very expensive, and of course, the beads can add up, too.  But then about … Continue reading

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