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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

If you’re a fan of the traditional shrimp cocktail and you love the flavors of Mexican food, then you must give this recipe a try.  This is one of our favorite ways to eat shrimp, it’s very refreshing for those warm summer days with the…

How to dry flowers using silica gel crystals

How to dry flowers using silica gel crystals

Have you ever received a bouquet of flowers that you just wish you could preserve forever?  Perhaps your wedding bouquet, a corsage, or a boutonniere? How about those beautiful flowers that appear in your garden annually and you wish you could enjoy them longer? A…

Classic Quiche Two Ways

Classic Quiche Two Ways

Quiche (/ˈkiːʃ/ KEESH) is a French tart consisting of pastry crust filled with savoury custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables.  I love to make quiche when entertaining family or friends for brunch or a light lunch. Quiche is great served warm or…

G’s Meyer Lemon Bars

G’s Meyer Lemon Bars

Hi Friends! If you haven’t noticed by now, I have a thing for lemons, all things lemon.  Lemon decor, home fragrances, food, cocktails, and lemon desserts.  My passion for lemons started in the year 2000 when my husband and I purchased our first home together…

The Irish Martini

The Irish Martini

Whether you’re Irish or not you probably have heard of the phrase “the luck of the Irish”. But have you ever wondered where that phrase came from?  Being part Irish myself, I figured I should probably find out the answer. After a little bit of…

Chili Colorado

Chili Colorado

Today I’m sharing my ultimate Mexican comfort food, “Chili Colorado”.  When we lived in Southern California we were within walking distance to one of our favorite restaurants, Mario’s Mexican Restaurant. They make an amazing version of chili colorado, served with rice, beans, and flour tortillas.…

Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix Cookies

Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix Cookies

Hi Friends, I had a craving for homemade cookies the other day, and I really didn’t feel like getting out the mixer and all of the ingredients to do so. I’ve heard of people making cookies from brownie mixes and I thought “why not, I’ll…

Classic Pinto Beans

Classic Pinto Beans

Hi Friends, Today I’m going to share with you my family’s favorite Mexican side dish, classic pinto beans.  I realize there are several different ways you can make them, and the way I’m showing you today is a basic way, with an added bonus on…

The joy of letter writing

The joy of letter writing

Dear All 4 One Home Friends, I remember as a child, I couldn’t wait for the mailman to come in hopes to receive a letter from either my grandparents, friends, or a pen pal. Anytime I received a letter addressed to me, it brought me…

Succulents Renewed

Succulents Renewed

Hello friends, A few months back I shared how to create a succulent topped pumpkin centerpiece, and after several months of it surviving through the holidays, I finally decided to transfer the healthy-looking succulents into a more permanent space for them to grow and thrive.  …