BASIL FROM MY HERB POT Basil and Sunflower pesto 21/2 c basil (cleaned) 1/4 c Sunflower seed 1/2 c parmesan cheese 1/4 c olive oil 1 T lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic Salt and pepper to taste. Place in food processor and process until smooth. Place in air tight container or use with your [...]
LINKY PARTY #244 WELCOME TO TRAFFIC JAM WEEKEND LINKY PARTY #244 Show us your old posts and more on Traffic Jam Weekend! Come on in to link up, share, and learn something with us. #trafficjamweekend The bloggers bringing this fabulous party to you: Kimberly: Being A Wordsmith | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest [...]
Dog themed Cozy Mystery from the Library.
Cozy fans and animal lovers alike won’t be able to keep their paws offDog Dish of Doom.Laugh-out-loud funny, E.J. Copperman’s series debut is “lots of fun” (Library Journal,starred).
Kay Powell wants to find that break-out client who will become a star. And she thinks she’s found him: His name is Bruno, and he has to be walked three times a day.
Kay is the Agent to the Paws, representing showbiz clients who aren’t exactly people. In fact: they’re dogs. Bruno’s humans, Trent and Louise, are pains in the you-know-what, and Les McMaster, the famous director mounting a revival of Annie, might not hire Bruno just because he can’t stand them.
This becomes less of an issue when Trent is discovered face down in Bruno’s water dish, with a kitchen knife in his back. Kay’s perfectly fine to let the NYPD handle the murder, but when…
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And I am celebrating this Fun day by showing off my new pedicure with Flip Flops: Who invented the flip flop?This style of footwear has been worn by the people of many cultures throughout the world, originating as early as the ancient Egyptians in 1,500 B.C. In the United States the flip-flop descends from the Japanese zōri, which became popular [...]
Today we celebrate National Oyster Day ! 1 dozen large freshly shucked Louisiana oysters on the half shell1 recipe of the Oyster Sauce, abovePecorino Romano cheese, grated (to finish)Minced Italian parsley, for garnishHot French breadLemon wedges Sauce : 1 stick unsalted butter, very soft1 pinch Kosher salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 Tbsp. minced garlic4 [...]
This Wednesday holiday cozy mystery is : Labor Day
A cozy mystery in theUSA TODAYBestsellingOrganized Mysteriesseries.
A town wide picnic is all fun, food, & games—until Kate stumbles on another body…
The annual Hazelton, Vermont Labor Day Picnic is something all the residents look forward to each year. Kate has spent the past week organizing everything to help her family and neighbors enjoy a relaxing community event. As a relatively new family to the area, the McKenzies look forward to beginning this tradition. Things start off terrific, with the kids competing for great prizes, and the parents getting all the picnic eats ready.
Until a bit of discourse enters the scene and disturbs the family-friendly vibe of the day.
Things seem to settle down again, thankfully, and everyone returns to their previous high humor. However, as everyone drifts toward an after-lunch spectacular show, Kate stumbles onto a different kind of spectacle—a dead body. And this…
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With this fun and practical guide to outdoor play, be inspired to unplug and spark a nature connection vital for children's healthy growth and development. Children and families are plugged into electronics and often disconnected from direct experiences in nature. This beautifully photographed, highly visual resource offers tangible approaches to nature-based learning and play for [...]