Top 5 Fall Recipes for the Week

Let’s hear it for fall! I’m sharing five of my favorite fall meals this week. Now that the weather is cooling off, I love comfort meals. What is more comforting than soup and dumplings? I’ve shared them below: Chicken Dumplings For this recipe, I use […]

Read more

Lifestyle Icons and Decorating

In my eyes, the original lifestyle icon was Martha Stewart. It’s hard to believe that she started this huge trend back in the 90s. I still have several of her books on decorating, cooking, and homekeeping. I credit her with my early success as a […]

Read more

It’s Mon-YAY! Did I Seriously Just Say That?

What’s New This Week I’m taking a break from posting a menu plan for this week for a few reasons. September was a crazy month because we were gone from home so much. Between that and school, it seemed like all I wrote about was […]

Read more

This Week’s Menu with a Hawaiian Tropical Twist

Hi readers! In honor of my Maui vacation, I’m sharing a few local favorites that we’ve enjoyed dining on, along with their recipes. I enjoy Hawaiian food, especially their pork and fish dishes. There are several different types of fish living off the waters of […]

Read more

A Little Time Off in Paradise: Maui, the Valley Isle

I didn’t post a menu with recipes this week because I am on vacation. Instead, you get some lovely pics of Maui this week! Check out my pics and videos on Instagram (HERE). This is our third time here on Maui. As we have visited […]

Read more

This Week’s Meals. All of My Favorites!

This week, I’m sharing some of my favorite meals with you. These recipes are guaranteed to be a hit! Best of all, they are simple and easy to make. What’s On The Menu Ordinarily I would have saved the whole roasted chicken recipe for a […]

Read more

This Coming Week’s Meals

Although we’re out-of-town this week, I haven’t forgotten about you. This weekly meals series is a work-in-progress, and for this week I decided to simplify things. Rather than list day-by-day meals, I’m sharing four easy-peasy weeknight meals, and one special weekend dinner. In the comments below, share […]

Read more

The Empty Nest…So, What’s Next?

Eleven years ago, this month, my baby girl went off to college. Even though I’d known it was coming and tried to prepare myself mentally, it was still a blow. Ironically, it almost didn’t happen. A Little Background… Though you’d never know it now, our […]

Read more

Meal Plan for the Upcoming Week 8/28 to 9/3

First I want to everyone for their comments on The Feathered Nester’s FB page, and here on the blog. I really appreciate your feedback! Recapping Last Week’s Meal Plan We ate well here at our house last week and I hope you did, too! Did […]

Read more

Planning Your Perfect Vacation, Part 3

This is the last installment of planning your perfect vacation. Here is a link to Part 1 and Part 2, in case you missed it. Honestly, working on this post couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Maui in the Fall We’re going to […]

Read more