Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Packets Recipe with Some Tweaks

Last night we had a rare weeknight dinner for six, a mixed group of family and friends. I made these grilled shrimp foil packets from Delish.com and they are without doubt going to be a summer go-to for us. I’m already eager to make them again! Delish says they “take their inspiration from the beloved (but […]

Summer Reds

In this Memorial Day post I mentioned that I was going to try my basket of real flowers on the front door again this year. I know I’m tempting fate by saying this before August is even here, but they’re doing well. Better than last year. I think it’s because I used petunias (hardy!) and because we’ve had somewhat milder temps […]

Memorial Day and Simple Summer Pleasures

Happy Memorial Day weekend! I know the first official day of summer isn’t until sometime in June, but isn’t Memorial Day weekend really the unofficial start to summer? This year I’m celebrating the kick off to summer by revisiting what was special about the last one. Really it was all about the simple pleasures. And […]