Month: November 2016

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday & Support Your Community: Here are Some Ideas!

Support your local independent business owners! Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally-owned business, rather than a nationally-owned business, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses and service providers. When you shop from me and these other independent business owners, you are helping to generate income that will be spent directly in your own community!

Mini Quiche: The Go-To Entertainment Recipe For a Quick, Yet Pleasing Finger Food

Have you ever gotten yourself in a time-bind?  You know … that moment when you realize you have guests coming over in about an hour and you haven’t even got food yet prepared to serve them?  I was raised in a manner to always have something to offer – perhaps it’s that southern hospitality charm that is tradition in the deep south of Texas, but in moments where the clock is against you, it sometimes feels more like a curse! Not too long ago, I had offered to co-host a Get Together with one of my dearest friends. And, like any friend should do, I offered to help with the food.  No biggie – I had this!  I already had it figured out – I was going to order mini quiche from a fabulous personal chef acquaintance that I know does delectable finger foods locally.  I emailed her and thought I had this in the bag … but, then I got the email that said she wasn’t available.  AGHHH … crikey (of course I cannot …

In Case You Missed It: Here’s a Recap of our October Posts!

Hi TBSH friends! It’s the end of October. Boy, did it go by fast! Hope you all had a spooktacular and ghoulishly good Halloween! I love how excited the kids get and it is so fun to see all the creative costumes. Much cooler than the plastic masks with the flimsy string that we bought at the grocery store when I was a kid 🙂 Does that give away my age?? Yes, I was a child in the late 70’s! So, Bridgette and I thought we’d start posting a monthly blog recap for you. We both have run into people that tell us that they saw something on the blog that they wanted to read, but were busy at the time and forgot to go back and check it out. We completely understand! Life gets busy. Happens to all of us! Fear not! That’s why we will now be doing these monthly “In Case You Missed It” recaps at the end of each month where you can find all of the previous month’s posts in …