Whether supporting the Green Bay Packers or the Pittsburgh Steelers or enjoying the thought of a gathering of friends, the soda needs a place to chill. Sure, one could dig out the coolers from the summer storage- by all means! Let us, however, not forget what many of us already have in our homes: the top-loading washing machine. Decorate, fill with ice and drinks, and have a ball. When the party is over, the drinks all gone, let the ice melt and put it on the spin cycle. If one's team wins, this is just one more victory; otherwise, at least it is one less chore to heap on one's upset.
What are some of your tricks for entertaining?
31 January 2011
15 January 2011
With a age and congenital defects come aches and pains and wounds. Mr. Yeater has had to take it easy the last couple of weeks because of these- meaning a lot of couch time. This, for anyone who has not spent a good deal of forced time doing so, can become a little painful for the back and neck. Poor, Mr. Yeater! A few days ago, he was in particular discomfort and our heating pad was nowhere to be found. It would not have done much if we had.
In a flash of brilliance, I recalled our inventory of rice. I keep a relatively large store of grains in my pantry. I ran to our linen cupboard and grabbed
06 January 2011
05 January 2011
We all have our favorite standby meal for entertaining. Mine is pasta- spaghetti, macaroni, what have you. So, when Mr. Yeater took a day trip to Petoskey, and I invited a couple of friends to bear me company, I knew what to prepare for supper. The only trouble was that I would be making