Nice & Tasty Category

Hello Winter Progress

This past week has been a whirlwind of cramming.  We played in the sand as much as possible, enjoyed the sunshine, ate way too many s’mores, fished, swam, played ball, went crabbing, ate ice-cream and enjoyed every last minute of summer vacation. And now I am enjoying some real peace & quiet.      Hello […]

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WIP Hello Winter

So summer vacation is coming to a close and I have the knitting addiction again –  I love when this happens.  I feel so into my projects that I wake up and feel like jumping out of bed so I can get knitting.  In the summer I am a lazy knitter, but as soon I […]

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Nice & Tasty: Sweet and Tangy Fruit Dip

An unexpected pairing of brown sugar and sour cream make for this deliciously sweet treat you don’t need to feel too guilty about! My sister Colleen made this for my last birthday and it’s become a new go-to snack for me these days. On these hot summer days it’s pretty cool and refreshing too. It […]

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Color Profile: Salt Marsh

In keeping with our nautically-themed color names for our yarns, we’ve dyed up a very springy goldish-green called ‘Salt Marsh’. Today, we’ll do a little color profile that includes the inspiration for the name, a project in process, and some great color pairings. And keep on reading, because there is some more good news to […]

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Sunday Peach

Just call me Susie, as in Susie Homemaker. I spent this past Sunday in a hot, steamy, sticky kitchen canning fresh peaches — I’m so domestic. I haven’t ever canned anything before, but with a little help from Google, I found this article that made it seem easy enough so I figured I’d give it […]

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Black Bean Burgers

We’ve always been called the Ryan Girls, easier than remembering all five names.  We started a 8 week healthy eating diet challenge together with our Mom.  So far its great – but we started Monday!  We are trying all new ways to fill our bellies for the least amount of calories. I found a great […]

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Betty & Me

I was feeling domestic this morning, and decided to flip through some of my cookbooks. I thought some fresh baked bread would do wonders to these dreary rainy days.  I found this 1950 Betty Crocker cookbook that was my great Aunts.  In the back of the cookbook are pages of great sayings and  tips for […]

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Christmas Treats

I am enjoying the festivities of this beautiful season.  Kevin and I spent a few days in NYC with my siblings and parents this past weekend, Ill be sharing some photos of that soon.  It is a fun place to be with all of the hustle and bustle, lights and shopping. ‘Tis the season for […]

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Progress & A Recipe

My Nice & Knit-along progress had slowed for about a week, but this past weekend I was able to make significant steps toward finishing!  I have officially finished and bound off the back, now I’m onto the left front panel and it’s going really quick.  I have new energy to get it done! I’ll admit […]

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Salad Dressing Recipe

We found a new favorite salad Dressing.  A little zip, but sweet and light.  Delicious. We have some exciting news to share tomorrow (NO, I am not having a baby also ;)

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