Sunday, June 27, 2010

Home Sweet Home

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After a wonderful trip to the beach , I am grateful to be home.

I cooked (because I wanted to) and read and loved on my girls and grandsons- as much as they would let me- for an entire week.

After eating wonderful salads twice, at the Corner Market on Greenville in Dallas earlier this month, I was inspired to make:

Broccoli Salad with golden raisins , almonds and Poppy Seed dressing

Chicken Salad with Red Grapes, Celery, and Walnuts

Tortellini Salad with Artichokes and Parmesan Cheese

Tuna Salad

Pasta Salad with Black Olives

and I had a tub of

Price’s Pimiento Cheese

For dessert?

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Blue Bell in bed, of course.

25 comments:

Glenda/MidSouth said...

2 very cute little boys! Sounds like you had a nice and relaxing vacation.
I just took inventory of what I need to buy at the grocery to make more salads.
Have a great week.

Theresa said...

Welcome home, food sounds delicious and those little fellas eating their ice cream in bed... priceless! Have a blessed rest of the day, HUGS!

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

How cute! Ooooo! I bet they love their G-ma!! It sounds like you had a wonderful time at the beach with your family. How lucky for them and for you!!! Your menue looks fabu-licious!
Patricia
Ps: Just so you know, if you ever come to stay in my house, you will be allowed to cook all you want!!! I promise:o) hee hee hee hee

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

pps: last time you visited my blog, you asked if it was hot here in San Antonio, too. In one word...Yes!!!

Snappy Di said...

Are they watching TV from the bed while enjoying the ice cream? *giggles*

Susie Homemaker said...

Everything sounds so goood...even the ice cream in bed. How decadent...

I am so happy you enjoyed your time at the beach...

How about posting some of your salad recipes for us!!

Blessings,
Susie

Susan B said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Your grandsons are just precious. Could you post some of your recipes...the salads sound delicious. I've been trying to eat more salads...veggies and fruit.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

Preppy 101 said...

Oh What a sweet picture! So darling. xoxo

Lorilee said...

Those salads sound delish. Your grandsons are so sweet!
Blessings,
Lorilee

Jojo said...

I am so glad that you added that you cooked "because you wanted to." For 25 years I cooked well because I had to feed a family. I love cooking but not because I have to, I love to cook when I want to. It's so much more fun and rewarding!

June said...

Gosh Laura I've missed you bunches and bunches. But you were busy with the 'important things' I see. It sounds like you had a wonderful time.
Your grandsons are adorable! I bet they hated to see you go.
hugs

Privet and Holly said...

YUMMY Laura, including the delicious grandsons!
I am SO in the mood for recipes like this. Just got back from Savannah, last night, where I enjoyed the best pimiento cheese sandwiches and chicken salad, too. Thanks for sharing, and welcome home : ) xx Suzanne

Pondside said...

That all sounds wonderful! Your little grandsons are darling - hard to say good bye to them - I know from experience!

The Green Pea said...

Laura, your grandsons are adorable! What sweet little faces....sandi

trash talk said...

First off...your zinnias are gorgeous! Second...you were in Dallas and didn't let me know?
Third...you must try the chicken salad with pineapple and walnuts...2die4!
Last but not least...Price's...is there any better besides homemade?
Debbie

trash talk said...

Oops...almost forgot. Your boys are beautiful...almost too pretty to be boys. Which one is Bella's future beau?
D

Rayanne said...

Beautiful milk glass. What a sweet post...your little ones with sun on their faces, eating good old blue bell ice cream....so cute!
Love the beach. Love your recipe!

Olive Cooper said...

I am delighted you rested and loved up on your family. Wow, what a menu! I consider it all joy when I make chicken salad! Those are some cheeky boys.

xo,
olive

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh what fun to come to camp grandma at your house!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

They are just too precious. Glad you had a good trip.

Susanne said...

White spray paint, what an intriguing name! I have a friend who once said "If I don't like something, I just spray paint it." Made us all crack up at the time and just one of those lines that makes you realize why they are your friend in the first place.

Thanks for stopping by my WW post and following.
Love the blue bell in bed picture, looks well deserved!
Susanne.

Rustydiva said...

Glad you're home safe and sound. Glad you had a glorious time with your daughters and grandkids! Sounds and looks like heaven.

Deb said...

Welcome back...glad you had a nice trip..

Chatty Crone said...

Glad you had a nice trip and those boys are so cute. sandie

Sandra said...

Hi Laura. Glad you had a wonderful trip. I love the picture of the boys. Their expression is heart warming. :)
Blessings,
Sandra

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