Happy Monday Sweet Friends,
Hope you all had a delightful
Have to say our's was.....
We were staying with my daughter at her house
since Wednesday evening, as her husband was
out of town working, so we were company for
her when she was home. We love going there
as we love and enjoy her home and neighbor-
hood so much. It is like a lil get-away for us,
so since the accomodations cost us nothing,
we act like we are on vacation, and eat out
or get take out, which is definitely fun for
me and for Dee too. She and hubby did have
to work Thurs. and Friday, so I kept myself busy
by taking a lil walk around the neighborhood
(early in the morning - as it was already hot),
had breakfast, did some reading and watched
a lil HGTV, went in the pool for a bit, and just
hung out with Rosie our grand- daughter dog.....
Saturday when they were both off, we planned
to relax pool side and get some sun, but the
weather had other plans, it was all overcast
and cloudy, so we decided to go do some
shopping. One stop I had wanted to make
was at a place called "Fresh Market", had
seen it many times and had wanted to check
it out but it is about 45 mins. away from us,
so just don't go down there that much unless
we are going to see our daughter. Dee had
been wanting to check it out too, but just
never had.........so what a delight to all
of us......what a great store. I was looking
for some gluten free items, and they had
quite a good selection, but they just had
all sorts of neat things, a wonderful fresh
meat market and produce area, just all
sorts of things you probably would not find
in your local supermarket. Anyway, our
plan was to just run in and see if they had
any gluten free bread and crackers........
Well, we were all so delighted with the
place we all wanted to stay and look around
a while, and so we did and I found quite
a few cool new items that all taste great.
None of us can wait to go back......lol
So we were very impressed....I checked
to see if it is a chain store and it is, they
have them all over the U.S......so if you
are interested in a healthy type grocery
store, check online for your city and
state for a "Fresh Market" store, I
guarantee you want be disappointed.
Here's a few of the items we bought.
Here's a few of the items we bought.
The cereal and the crackers are very good, but we
haven't tried the Quinn microwave popcorn yet, but
will let you know if we like it when we do..........
This is something I probably never would have
gotten if we weren't a lil hungry and had more
places to go................is bagged popcorn,
but am so glad we were hungry as it is really
good, and healthy and has the perfect amount
of salt..............not overly salty at all.
So will probably definitely buy this again.
plan to try it tomorrow night and make Bruschetta
chicken. This is made in Canada, and we used
to get another brand from Canada that we loved,
but then BJ's quit carrying it.(BJ's is like a Sam's
club in case you never heard of them). Don't use
them anymore anyway.
in smaller packets, this is a larger box,
and these pancakes are awesome.
They are not gluten free tho, but they
are delicious, and they are heart
healthy, and all the other products
are heart healthy as well.
Oh we also found some Tate's cookies
there, and they had her gluten free
Chocolate chip cookies, so we got some
and you can not tell the difference.
We returned home Sat. evening after a
fun day with Dee.........those 31/2 days
were such a gift. It was fun to be with
our girl, and it was relaxing and refresh-
ing and just nice to be in another envir-
ionment. Think we get a kick out of their
house because when we were their age
our house was decorated in modern, with
bright colors (bright yellows and greens)
with lots of white too.
So brings back old memories for us......
It always amazes me how just a few days
out of my regular routine and surroundings
just inspires and rejuvenates me so........
Someone asked for my Honey Mustard
Salad Dressing Recipe that I wrote about
in my Thankful Thursday post, so wanted
to post that today too. If you missed
that post, and would like to see it,
Ginger this is for you hon!
Honey Mustard Salad
(Enough for 2 servings) So if you are
making it for your family, you would
definitely want to triple or quadruple
1/4 cup of mayonnaise
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
1 tablespoon honey
**( I used 2 tablespoons, but you can add
whatever amount tastes good to lil ole you!)
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
In a small bowl, whisk together the mayo,
mustard, honey and lemon juice.
Store covered in the refrigerator.
Very Simple, Very Quick and Very Delish!
Have a great day!
Until next time............
Summer Blessings Galore,