Did I say Prisamcolor?
Did I mean Prismacolor?
My favorite new coloring pencils when I was young?
No I meant Prisamcolor as in Sam:)
Sam..all her dishes are so colorful..you just want to make them all right away..
As was the case when I saw her Chicken Orzo Salad~
We have been busy here and there..I knew we were out the whole next day..I had everything here.. mind you I did not grill le poulet..we had Costco Rotisserie poulet left in the fridge..so I used that..
I added a few little things..because we had straight out of Fred's garden broccoli..I had cute little shoots..I love those..
I scaled it way down.. we had enough for our dinner..and enough for lunch the next day..
So you have to scale down to what suits you..
I love orzo...should think of it more often..
Should eat more colorfully..
Thank you Sam..
You can find her recipe here~
And all her other technicolor posts there too..Have fun..
Also ..in the last shot..do you see that cute bouquet?
I wanted to send you in this direction..cutest things to add to photos..I love the name of her blog too..
We lived happily ever after~
You can find beautiful fonts..tips on how to use with Photoshop or PicMonkey ..
It is always fun to learn something new..
In the garden..I am watching some annuals thrive..
Still mourning my huge evergreen out back:(
Adjusting to more sunshine..
Feeling August in every fiber of my gardener's soul.
I can hear it too..anyone else.. hear August?
In the kitchen..
Making tried and trues like Marie's Raspberry bars..Jacques LOVES them..so do I.
Shrimp Ceviche..I'll share it again soon..
A wannabe Tartine loaf of bread..
My young sweet friend Lee Ann makes it all the time..she mentioned it to me..
I was keen on trying it..
More to come:)
Some easy little breads..will share..a not so great loaf of another bread..so no I won't share..my fault I am sure!
So a few things..ready to share but thought I would start with the salad..:)
Nancy..my friend..gave me a hydrangea bush one Easter and the first bloom appeared last week..it's gorgeous.
On a different note..
I am again working on Christmas Ornaments....the link is to the kits..but if you feel like going on your own with her beautiful patterns etc..go here..
I have made A Walk In The Woods..
and this year..Night Before Christmas is my choice..I bought the pattern last year..I buy them ahead of time because I cannot resist them.
( this last shot...Photo courtesy of Alicia's website.. as mine are in progress..almost done though~)
How cute is her baby girl under the blanket?
I know I mention her blog a lot..but it was love at first sight with Amelia and all♥
I have other patterns of hers to get into..but I usually complete a set of 3..x 3..per year..
One set for each of our daughters and one set for us.
Sometimes I make an extra or two..if I think someone will like them.
Sometimes..they do..and I can tell..and other times..I think some prefer bought ornaments.
So I change it up a bit..
I buy Alicia's beautiful patterns and set out on a mission to find floss and felt and embellishments.
Sometimes hard to find the right color floss..etc..
I have only Michael's close by..
The right felt color is even more difficult!
I had to PAINT flesh color..on felt..
Anyways..it is all worth it.
I love to stitch and see how everyone just seems a tiny bit different..
Imagine my surprise at seeing these for sale from someone last weekend.....
Four boxes of flosses..lovingly kept and numbered by someone who used to love to X~stitch.
While she was x-stitching..we are the same age..I was creweling.~
She was moving and did not wish to keep these anymore.
I bought them.
I am attached to them already.
They will come in handy for little add ~ons..or a whole item outline..for different embroideries..hoop etc..
She was dear when I met her.
I hope she knows I will take care of them for her.
And then ..well.. I guess one day when I stop..someone else can have them.
So cute n'est-ce pas?
This is like a journal a bit for me..
It's amazing how sometimes you forget when you actually did something or tried a new recipe a few years back..and well..here I have it♥
Have a lovely weekend~