Charmer’s Kitchen Rugs

Pottery Barn Chenille Rug

With the colder weather setting in, and with all the Charmer's floors are wood, it gets pretty cold on our feet. Actually the Charmer leans to being a cold home...it was built without any installation.  Being the thrift store diva that I am, I've been on the hunt for a few Charmer's kitchen rugs. I've […]

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All About Knitting Stars

Knitted Stars

Once fall sets in, my needles come out, I start knitting. I think it's part of the nesting syndrome that happens with the weather turning colder. I've knitted since eight years old. My Mama taught me and we shared some great times together knitting and laughing. I have several knitting projects going on, one is […]

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I’m So Excited!

1929 CharmerMarketplace

Do you remember the song by the Pointer Sister's "I'm So Excited". If you do then you know how I'm feeling today! I think you know by now how much I love to thrift :-}.  So much so that the Charmer is overflowing with the treasures found on my thrifting excursions! You can hardly get […]

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A Great Selection of Turkey Leftover Recipes

Turkey Hash

I love Thanksgiving, but sometimes I think I love the days after for all the great leftover recipes.  I've pulled together a great selection of Turkey leftover recipes for you and they are delicious! This morning I made Turkey Hash with Eggs for breakfast... Mr. C and I both love hash and what a great […]

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Thanksgiving Tablescape

Thanksgiving Place Setting

We were so thankful to have a beautiful Thanksgiving day! We hope you enjoyed yours too!  It's been cold and we received a bit more snow today. I think it's going to be a long hard winter :-{ I was lucky to find a few minutes to take a few photos before dinner was served. […]

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Easy Cranberry Salsa Appetizer

cranberry jalapeno salsa

Thanksgiving is only two days away...time crunch is on! If you need an easy cranberry salsa appetizer this one would fit the bill. Cranberry Salsa served on crostini with Goat Cheese The recipe is easy to vary up!  Use either goat or cream cheese  and serve on crostini or with crackers. This is also a […]

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Fall Dinner With Friends

Fall Tablescape

Last Saturday night we had friends, Vince and Rosemarie,  over for a fall dinner with friends. After dinner we went to St. Albert's to  see an Elvis impersonator, Rick Saucedo.  It was a good time, and I actually enjoyed the act before, The Legacy Andrew Sisters Girls.  They were really good...and if you closed your […]

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Secrets From A Chef: Thanksgiving Cooking Schedule

Turkey

The hardest part of any meal is having  everything ready at the same time. Creating a cooking schedule is what will ensure this will happen. I've provided recipes, but you could also swap out with you own. This post has ALL  the recipes needed in PDF format: Thanksgiving Recipes This Weekend 1) Buy your turkey […]

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Secret’s From A Chef: Thanksgiving Recipes

Turkey

Earlier this morning I provided many options for  Thanksgiving dinner... If you've missed any part of the series you can find this by clicking: Fundamentals, Turkey Talkin & Nuts, Menu and recipes for Pumpkin Bruschetta. This post provides all the recipes...and tomorrow the time line to prepare everything for a less stressful Thanksgiving. First let's […]

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Secrets From A Chef: Thanksgiving Menu

Turkey

Silly me! One great thing about being retired is not being on anyone else schedule. One negative is I lose the sense of time...this whole week I thought Thanksgiving was in TWO weeks! Only today did I realize it's next Thursday:-{ How about, if you notice I'm behind, send me an email to remind me! […]

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