Apples!

Posted by Brette in Gardening
Apples!

We planted two apple trees in our yard last fall. They bloomed in the spring. Only one grew apples, but we were happy! I watched them growing all summer, as did one of our dogs. He spent a lot of time under that tree, gazing upward thinking “How can I get those?” Yesterday we picked … Read more

Apple Cinnamon Chicken

I love the flavor of apple with chicken. There’s something warm and homey about it. So I created this recipe so I could enjoy the tastes with no mess! 4 boneless breasts of chicken 2 apples, grated (peeled or unpeeled, whatever you prefer) salt and pepper 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 4 tsp … Read more

Thanksgiving Table

I must confess that since we usually stay home for Thanksgiving, I don’t go nuts (ha! You’ll get the joke later in the blog) with table decorations. I use the good china, but generally stick with everyday silverware. Cloth napkins, maybe. This year, in my ongoing Martha makeover, I knew I had to kick it … Read more

Oak-Leaf Bowl

Posted by Brette in Crafts
Oak-Leaf Bowl

It was time to buckle down and do some crafting with Martha. I decided to make the oak-leaf bowl from p. 95-96 of Nov. Living, which Martha also made on the show. It looked not too complicated. First off, I hit the craft store. This was actually a cheap project for me. I bought a … Read more