Category Archives: Wrapped in Thought

Homemade Barbeque Sauce

I inadvertently made a fabulously delicious Barbeque Sauce this week while I was trying to recreate a Molasses Ketchup that I had about 20 years ago with Sweet Potato Fries when they had just hit the food scene as a big deal. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. I need to keep working on the Molasses Ketchup because […]

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Celebrating Teachers With Breakfast Baskets

This week is National Teacher’s Week and the teachers at our elementary school have been treated to all sorts of goodies thanks to a committee at the school that is recognizing them for all of the fabulous things that they do, not the least of which is being loving and supportive to all of our wee ones. My kindergartener and […]

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“Box it Up” Fun Movie Night Dinner Moments

Wandering through Hobby Lobby the other day, proved to beĀ an exercise in self-control. Big time. That store is loaded with so many fun things and it is impossible to leave without buying something. But, I was on a mission. I was looking for a special way wrap a “moment” and I knew that this was the place to be. When […]

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Chicken Orzo Soup

I had better let you know up front…there is no recipe for this soup. Soup sorta just happened. It was my first time making broth/stock from scratch and quite often, I just wing it when I try something new versus following recipes.  I am just such a rebel. So, this is a soup story and an idea for a gift. […]

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Think Outside the Gift Box

I am by no means a “green queen” but I do look for ways to limit my footprint and follow the three R’s…reduce, reuse and recycle. I have an abnormal love of wrapping paper and get excited to shop the after-holiday sales to stock up on my wrapping supplies. But I go beyond just being happy to get some stuff […]

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