Quick Caprese Salad

I can EASILY say that the Caprese Salad is MY FAVORITE salad of all time. Not just because it’s simple to whip up, but because it’s a salad of very few ingredients packed with TREMENDOUS FLAVOR!  Insalata caprese means- (the salad from Capri) is the perfect summertime dish for cooks in a hurry; slicing is

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Designed Lifestyle: Big Hats • Books • Beach

Everyone loves the beach…at least MY FAMILY cannot LIVE without the scent of salt water, soft powdery sand, and the sound of seagulls souring overhead.  While my son is off at Football camp, Kayla Kakes is enjoying the solice of reading her books in peace! Lol  I thought Kayla looked so chic yesterday wearing this

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Fun & Feminine Table for 2

Feeling Girly! Pep up a cozy little space with Pastel Pillows and beautiful blooms!  Using beautiful flowers for napkin rings is an great way to add elegance and femininity to your tea time tabletop! Enjoy!         

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Designing •Supper: Sweet & Sour Shrimp

My family CANNOT EXIST without SHRIMP…They’re always readily available and there SO MANY great recipes you can whip up in a jiffy and still give your family and guests a terrific and elegant meal!! Try this packed full of flavor recipe for SWEET AND SOUR SHRIMP!!!  You’ll just LOVE it!!! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons ketchup 2

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Happy • Independence • Day

My official tablescape for today!  I went with Casual Elegance this year!  The rain brought us indoors for dinner so I was able to control the lighting. Our menu wasn’t overboard as in previous years, but I did use the grill for some of our favorites like grilled lobster tail and shrimp.  I also fired

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July 4th • Weekend •  Series: Yummy Guacamole Burgers

 The holidays are just as much about good eats as they are good fun.  Today I prepared my children yummy GUACAMOLE BURGERS!  Here’s my recipe: Ingredients Burgers 1 1/2 lb lean ground beef Sesame Seed  buns, split 1 medium tomato  sliced  Sea Salt, Fresh Cracked Pepper, Garlic Powder. Guacamole 2 large avocados (about 1 lb),

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