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Organize This with Style! · 6d ago

Old-time American Desserts - Pineapple Cake Recipes

My oldest brother loves pineapple.  For his birthday every year when we were growing up, he always asked for a pineapple cake instead of the usual frosting and candles.  Mom would either mak...
Organize This with Style! · 1W ago

We the People See, Poem from Voters to Politicians and Bureaucrats

This is not a political blog.  It does contain patriotic thoughts including freedom of speech (including peaceful protest).  With so many secret meetings by local governments deciding how to...
Organize This with Style! · 3W ago

Home Office and Kitchen: Quick Organization Tips

Good HousekeepingSept.2017 CoverIn browsing at the September issue of Good Housekeeping, I found several good pictorial articles for getting organized to share.  For home office organization...
Organize This with Style! · 4W ago

American Gemstones: Oregon has Opal, Sunstone, and More

On this blog, birthstonesand astrological stones have been featured. I thought it might be interesting to think about birthplace stones of the USA for those who would like jewelry from the s...
Organize This with Style! · 1M ago

Memories and Recipes: Strawberry Jello Cake Two Ways

The last time I made this cake, it was for a 50th birthday party.  The birthday boy had requested this particular cake for his birthday, so I said “Sure, I will make the sheet cake version.”...
Organize This with Style! · 1M ago

Memories and Parties: Cream Cheese Mints and Sweetheart Punch

Cutting the Wedding CakeI got married before the trend of destination weddings.  This was back when having people celebrate the union was more important than expecting parents to spend a lot...
Organize This with Style! · 1M ago

Proud Texan, United American

I was proud to see so many Texas residents helping out their neighbors during Hurricane Harvey floods.  When asked why they did it, many said “It was the way I was raised” or “We help each o...
Organize This with Style! · 2M ago

Choker Necklaces are Back in Style

Layered Choker NecklacesChoker necklaces are back in style! They were big in the 1940's, 1970's, and again in the 1990's.  Some were bold looks with leather and metal; others were more roman...
Organize This with Style! · 3M ago

Grandma Parrish’s Pickle Recipes: Dill or Bread & Butter Versions

Homemade Pickles Packed Various WaysIn the back of the children’s book Mr. Pickle Goes to Pickle Island, I note learning activities that parents may want to do with their children after read...
Organize This with Style! · 3M ago

A Life Lesson from the American Bald Eagle?

An email with images of eagles and a story regarding them has been going around.  Below is a video that contains most of those images and the associated story.  After you watch the video, yo...