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February 12, 2020

PREPARING FOR THE FEBRUARY FAMILY GATHERING


I try to make any family visit special for each guest....
I think people appreciate knowing that you went to a little extra effort
to put special touches around so that they know how much they mean to you!
We will have all but the Cali kids at home for the weekend, so even
though it will be a short visit, we will make the most of this time.

This has been a rainy February thus far....
gray overcast days...not very cold..just enough to
put you in a "do-nothing mood!"
But....I have been planning meals and getting the
guest bedrooms ready for their visit.....


For breakfast, I am making a delicious Breakfast Casserole
and serving this with fresh from the oven Banana Nut Muffins.
I made this casserole at Christmas and we all loved it...so it's
now on our list of favorites!

In honor of Valentine's Day, I have planned a dinner menu
which are family favorites that I have made for a long time.....


Honey Crisp Apple Salad
which features toasted pecans, dried cranberries, blue cheese
and a tangy-sweet apple cider vinaigrette.


My classic, Chicken Rotel
image from Pinterest


Served with hot crusty french dinner rolls......
image from Pinterest

For the sweet ending....
this Berry Cheesecake Poke Cake



Miss M is staying in the Princess Room
and I have changed the bedding to my
new Microfiber sheets....aren't they gorgeous???



I have found that I like the Caldrea Linen and Room Spray
for keeping the guest rooms smelling fresh for family stays....
they are not used that often anymore and this is a good
addition to cleaning the rooms!


For my only daughter....I always purchase new bath and beauty
products for her....it's always good to feel a bit pampered, don't you think?



Mae Mobley hears that Robbie is coming to see her....
he's the only one she likes....or tolerates, I should say.....
such a saucy minx!!



14 comments:

  1. Have a wonderful time! Those sheets look lovely! And so sweet of you to pamper your daughter!

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    1. Hi Deanna...thank you for visiting today...hope you have something fun planned for the weekend..hugs!

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  2. Have fun with your family gathering. Everything looks delicious.

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    1. Thank you Kathy....hope you all have a great weekend also!

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  3. Oh what a nice weekend it will be. You are a marvelous hostess. Your daughter will be so blessed.

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    1. You are so right Vee....it is a blessing to have a family visit...hope things are going well for you!

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  4. I love the way you pamper your family. You daughter will love it and I am sure she will notice. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

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    1. Hi SUSIE....thank you for stopping by today..how is February going for you all?

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  5. Is your Rotel Chicken a "chicken spaghetti"? Enjoy your time with the family this weekend, and keep them close.

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  6. Yes, it is very much like Chicken Spaghetti....been making it for years! Thanks for visiting me today!

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  7. You are the hostess with the mostest! Do share your salad recipe and your rotel chicken recipe. I so enjoy your posts!!

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    1. Hi Mechelle....I would be most happy to share these recipes....a few posts away...thank you so much for stopping by today!

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  8. Enjoy your weekend with your family. I must try that
    Banana Nut Muffins. Your meal plans looks and sounds great.

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    1. Hi Thelma...I hope you are having some good weather...so much rain everywhere but then it is Winter, right? So appreciate your visit today...warm hugs!

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