For Halloween I made matching Halloween shirts for grandpa and grandson (The Gardener and "Cinco".) The Gardener has been looking for a Halloween Aloha shirt … [read more]
Have you ever gone to the library to read Godey’s Lady Book or Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management? I want home to be a haven. Sewing, crafts, cooking, and finding a cleaner, healthier lifestyle are all important to me.
Macaroni and cheese is one of the best comfort foods. It is often made with a béchamel sauce as a base. My favorite version is layered and baked, similar to … [read more]
Deviled eggs are a favorite for holidays at Casa Bouquet. They make such a nice cold appetizer for any occasion. So many folks believe they have the best … [read more]
Our small laundry room needed a makeover. It was perfectly fine and functional with a sink, one cabinet, and the washer and dryer. But I wanted to change the … [read more]
Tomato recipes are on my favorites list. When they are fresh and full of flavor in the summer, you can't beat the taste. In the winter, they add color and … [read more]