Author Archives: oltimetv

Let’s “Talk Turkey”

 November 11, 2019 Let’s “Talk Turkey” Thinking ahead to Thanksgiving With Thanksgiving here in just over two weeks, my thoughts, (not unlike yours, I am sure) are occupied with the planning for our Thanksgiving celebration. A major portion of that … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie, a New Halloween Tradition

November 1, 2019 Key Lime Pie, a New Halloween Tradition I am ready to devour my slice of Key Lime Pie! Halloween was a success at my house this year! The day’s sun was fading, while the entertaining The Canterville Ghost played on … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest/October Feast

  October 24, 2019 Oktoberfest/October Feast I spied this beautiful maple tree on my daily neighborhood walk. October brings that unmistakable feeling in the air, with its crisp, cool freshness, as the colors around us transform greens into vivid hues of reds, … Continue reading

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Halloween, Not-too Scary, Movie Watching Fun

October 1, 2013 Halloween, Not-too Scary, Movie Watching Fun I display my first Halloween blog post from 2013. In 2013, when this blog was in its infancy, I wrote my first Halloween post, Happy Not -So- Very- Scary Halloween . You … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, Hot! (Minnesota Hot Dish that is!)

September 26, 2019 Hot, Hot, Hot! (Minnesota Hotdish that is!) Introducing myself to the fashionable Hotdish Girl at the Minnesota State Fair. This polka dot-clad cook was created by Minneapolis artist, Adam Turman. A big thank you to Trevor for helping me “stylize” this … Continue reading

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Family Fun at the Fair, and other Minnesota Stuff

September 9, 2019 Family Fun at the Fair, and other Minnesota Stuff My daughter and I pose at Birch’s on the Lake . Thanks to my son in-law for being the photographer! :o) It was two weeks before Labor Day weekend, … Continue reading

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A (half) Summer’s Worth of Mishmash

August 25, 2019 A (half) Summer’s Worth of Mishmash Enjoying a summer snow cone gelato at The Snowball Stand, a Maryland landmark since  1974! August 11, 2019 It has been one of those creative challenges… this blog post had me STUMPED.  Bits … Continue reading

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A Yankee Doodle Hilton Head Family Reunion

July 27, 2019 A Yankee Doodle Hilton Head Family Reunion A 4th of July “Flag Fruit Tray” to go along with our Independence Day breakfast. Family Reunion Week is one of my favorite times of year!  It is such fun to get … Continue reading

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Growing Up in Disneyland: a Conversation with Author, Ron DeFore

July 13, 2019 Growing Up in Disneyland: a Conversation with Author, Ron DeFore Okay, so this photo was not actually taken while I was on the phone with Ron DeFore on June 25, 2019,  but it was taken that day, … Continue reading

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A Bonanza of a Recipe!

June 28, 2019 A Bonanza of a Recipe! I know, this is not exactly a cowgirl hat, but I am still getting into the spirit of the Cowboy Day Cook-along! Well, buckaroos, it’s that time of year, once again.  Gather round … Continue reading

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