Author Archives: jacqui722

The Mason Jar Trend

I love mason jars..they’re so homey.  I also love all the different and various ways people are using them.  They’re not just for canning, kids!  Anyway, after looking at the salad jars a FB friend pictured, it inspired me to … Continue reading

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The Project Manager

I’m running out of time for my summer projects. By this time, I meant to have been half-way through a stack of quilt squares, mastered the art of playing all the sharps and flats on my soprano recorder without looking … Continue reading

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When the Event Planner’s daughter decided to Elope…

This past year and a half has been quite a challenge for my husband Mark and myself. After 5 years of trying to find decent  employment, my husband had hit rock bottom. So together we made a brave decision to believe we … Continue reading

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Viva La Company!

What fun, a French themed dinner party!  Really, a great excuse for celebrating a trio of consecutive birthdays with a little ‘Joie de vivre’.  An intimate party, consisting of my mother, sister and my mother’s dear friend, Amy, escorted by … Continue reading

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Happy Fall Spiced Oatmeal Breakfast

Even though I’m living in Florida, the never-ending-summer state, there IS a slight change in the weather this time of year.  Normally here in the tropics, from about May up until November, the temperature averages between 85 and 95, mostly … Continue reading

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Cream of Many Mushrooms Soup

Cream of Many Mushrooms Soup This is a creamy, wonderful recipe- great for the holidays or even those chilly evenings when you want something cozy to eat.  My daughter Lacey, who is an avid mushroom hater, used to devour this … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Fall is just about here, and it’s time to take a walk through the spice jars and see what needs replacing for the upcoming season.  So… the first thing I notice is my empty Pumpkin Pie Spice jar.  Time to … Continue reading

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Turbot Piccata Baked in Parchment

Turbot Piccata Baked in Parchment  (fish filet in butter lemon-caper sauce) There are hundreds of ways to cook a fish filet.  This is easy, tasty and sure to impress your company.  Turbot Piccata (fish filet in butter lemon-caper sauce) is my favorite … Continue reading

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Working from Home

Pretty desk, pretty things upon my desk, no office politics, just a step away from my kitchen…and my husband. I pretty much love working from home. I have gone back to school to become proficient at Software Development and Applications, … Continue reading

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My Celebrations in Cakes and Cupcakes

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