Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms – I can’t believe it’s Weight Watchers

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms - I can't believe it's Weight Watchers

Jennifer and I are doing the Weight Watchers Program and when I saw this Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms recipe, I knew it would be perfect for dinner. We have both had success with the program and are very proud of our accomplishments so far.  We will share more about our weight loss journey in a later post...stay tuned :) Part of our success is cooking healthy meals. I really enjoy browsing through the Weight Watchers site for recipes. The ... read more

What does that sticker say?

What does that sticker say?

What does that sticker say? Once again we were out thrifting for a deal at our local Goodwill.  Jennifer spied a very nice looking end table - solid wood(we think it's cherry), very good shape, nicely made,  Ethan Allen table.  Jenn looked at the price tag, looked up at me wide-eyed and said "this table is $5.00". Me - the ever supportive mother - said "No way!"  I mean, we are very thrifty with our finds but this was a great deal.  The next ... read more

Labor Day


Because it is a holiday, we have decided to take a break from the blog for the day to spend time with family.  But don't worry...we'll be back tomorrow with another great post!  We hope everyone has a fun and safe Labor Day! ... read more

Little House in Atlanta Part 2

Kitchen remodel

Welcome to Part 2 of our Little House in Atlanta.  If you missed part one, you can catch-up here  - Little House in Atlanta - Part 1 After renovating our Living Room, we tackled the Kitchen, which was a much more in-depth project.  When we first looked at the home we knew the kitchen had to go.  The layout was bad and wasted what could potentially be more counter space, not to mention the cabinets were hideous (I apologize if you have these ... read more

The Bees Knees…


Initially I was drawn to this cocktail for obvious reasons - because of its name... Bees Knees.   The Bees Knees cocktail originated in the days of Prohibition.  The phrase "Bees Knees" was slang during this era for "the best" or "height of excellence".  Bathtub gin was usually a concoction of inferior alcohol and grain alcohol mixed together - nothing short of gasoline.  As you can imagine this could pack quite a wallop. There are a couple of ... read more