Banana Bread

Each week I get a basket of yummy produce from the farmer’s market.  Invariably there are always bananas included in my haul.  A person can only eat SO many bananas – really; but when you add a stick of butter and a cup of sugar I manage to use them up, each and every time (surprise, [...]

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Sweet Tea

We go through iced tea in our house like crazy. A gallon never lasts more than a day; and since we’re in the south it’s always sweet tea or nothing. Yes, I know, a recipe for iced tea…c’mon Kitty, really. But some of my friends have asked for it so here it is….

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A Penchant for Platters

I love dishes! No, I mean I REALLY love dishes – all kinds: fancy, plain, one-of-a-kind ceramic, mass produced china, contemporary, traditional, dime-store bowls, everyday & special occasion, Depression glass, silver, gilt, and seasonal styles too. I love ‘em all!! Sometimes I’ll use the “good china” for hamburgers and the everyday stuff for company. If [...]

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Welcome to Embraceable Life!

Hi!  Welcome to Embraceable Life.  I’m so glad you’re here.  My name is Kitty.  I am a Southern gal, through and through, who loves to creatively feather my nest.  I love everything about home life: cooking, decorating, crafting, gardening, & keeping up with my Air Force husband and two active (young adult) kids.  As a [...]

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