Simple Italian Sandwiches: Recipes from America's Favorite Panini Bar

You can tell that I'm writing this post just before lunch right?? Suddenly a REALLY GOOD sandwich is beginning to sound awfully good and all I have in the house is tuna fish! Not quite doing it for me at the moment. :(

Simple Italian Sandwiches: Recipes from America's Favorite Panini Bar

Fold N Store Griddle

If you love kitchen gadgets as much as I do, you will really appreciate the fact that this griddle folds up... gives you even more room in those kitchens that never provide you with enough storage room!

Fold N Store Griddle

I'm scared of Sock Puppets Mug

Too cute not to share lol...

I'm scared of Sock Puppets Mug

Create your own plate or mug

The first thing I thought of when I saw this idea was how perfect it would be to bring out on a rainy day when the kids are cooped up with nothing to do!

Plate Works: Create your own plate or mug!

You are Special Today , Cherry Red

The perfect plate to bring out when your little guy is having a bad day and needs reminding... really cute idea. Actually, we could all use this plate! We don't tell each other how special they are... half enough!

Waechtersbach Plate, You are Special Today , Cherry Red

Pirate Toast

If you want to perk up your breakfast table, serve a plate of toast complete with skull and crossed swords. Suddenly toast has gone from boring to something very cool lol...



Citrus Reamer

I guess you build up muscles like Jamie Oliver after years of practice. Have you seen how easily he can get the juice out of a lemon or lime. Me... a few drops. So, the reamer is the perfect tool for cooks just like me ;) It does all the work for you!!

Chef's Planet Citrus Reamer Black & Gray.

Jif Peanut Butter Safe Jar

What a brilliant idea. What robber in their right mind would open a jar of peanut butter to look for your valuables. And I don't think that he's going to stick around long enough to make himself a sandwich! ;)


I didn't even know that you could buy things like this?? I generally just pour the oil off and then the peanut butter at the bottom of the jar is about as hard as a rock. This makes sense and I could still pour a little of it off!


Vintage Wonder Bread - Adult Slim-Fit T-Shirt

Does this bring back memories?? How many sandwiches were made with Wonder Bread while you were growing up?? I don't even think there was such a thing as brown bread?? At least I don't remember anyone in my class eating it!

Vintage Wonder Bread - Adult Slim-Fit T-Shirt


Butcher Block Cheese Board

This makes cutting the cheese sooooo much easier. And it actually makes you look as if you know your way around a kitchen. ;)

Butcher Block Cheese Board


Boston Warehouse Monkey Peeler

Have to be honest... not sure how you use this little guy, but he sure is cute and that's what kitchens are all about right??


Boston Warehouse Monkey Peeler - Orange (6")

Franciscan Apple Cookie Jar

If you are going for the country kitchen look, this cookie jar just might do it. And the fact that every country kitchen has tons of freshly baked cookies on hand... it just might give you the push to actually use your kitchen lol...

Franciscan Apple Cookie Jar

Norpro Danish Aebleskiver Pan

So what's an aebleskiver?? How about Danish filled pancake puffs. Sure beats cereal don't you think? And from what I've been reading, there's a recipe on the box so you can whip them up for your first Saturday morning. But you can still use it for your regular quick breads etc.

Norpro Danish Aebleskiver Pan

Make Your Own Wedding Cake

This is kind of cool... make your own cake or set yourself up in a little business. Until you have it perfected, all of you friends get to eat... cake lol...

Magic Line Mini-Tier 3-Level Cake Pan

The Ex 5-Piece Stainless-Steel Knife Set with Unique Holder, Red

Just couldn't resist. Now how cool would this look sitting on your kitchen counter?? You have to admit... it would be nice to have all of your knives right where you need them!!

The Ex 5-Piece Stainless-Steel Knife Set with Unique Holder, Red

Sixty Minute Cookie Timer

It's not what it's really called, but am I the only one who whips up a batch of cookies, puts them into the oven and then forgets they are in there. Not going to happen when you wear the timer around your neck!

Polder 526-41 Sixty Minute Cooki's Timer, Yellow

Norpro Egg Rite Egg Timer

Now, you can have hard boiled eggs cooked just the way you like them! I hadn't had a boiled egg in a long time and had forgotten just how long to leave it in the water... guess what... it was runny! Yuck.

Norpro Egg Rite Egg Timer


Make Your Own Donuts

Have you ever given any thought to how much you spend on donuts over a year. No wait, you might not want to know. And you might not want to know how many calories that adds up to either. That's why I went looking for an alternative. These donuts bake in the oven, not in a deep fryer. So even if you want to ice or glaze them when they are out of the oven, you are still ahead!

$18.50 at Amazon - Donut Express

Hershey Hot Chocolate Set

It's the company's 100th anniversary so they thought that they would come out with a fun way to serve their hot chocolate. This pretty much works for me. I might even give up coffee lol... okay maybe not, but I probably would start drinking more hot chocolate!

$19.99 at JCPenney


Pizza Cutters

And you thought that all pizza cutters were the same. Apparently not! Can you figure out what each of them is fashioned after??

Spotted at OhGizmo

Rosie's Kitchen Clock

Have you been looking for an unusual kitchen clock... the kind that doesn't have grapes?? I think you are going to like this one. Very clean and loftish... is that a word??

Available at Cutlery and More

Easy Pineapple Slicer

Do you have ANY idea how messy your kitchen can get when you try to do this by hand?? Of course you do lol... So today, I'm going to make like easier on all of us.

$24.99 at Amazon

Cut That Bagel

If someone in the family is going to cut themselves... it's going to be me, so when I spotted this little gadget, I thought that I would share. You simply slip the bagel into the holder and then cut. That's all there is to it!

$4.95 at Amazon

Beer Bottle Ashtray

Now how many times have you thought just how handy something like this would be. Someone was definitely thinking it and this is what he came up with.

Spotted at Cup of Joe

The Butter Crock

Apparently, butter doesn't need to be stored in the fridge after all!

via The Reluctant Gourmet


Loaf Pans with Pizzazz... and then some

Quite honestly... mine don't look anything like this but here's hoping that my darling children will spot it and dig deep for my birthday. Actually, it's really not all that expensive when you think about it. And it would be something that I would lovvvvvve ;)

$30.00 at William Sonoma

Baseball Cereal

Any baseball players in your family. I think that this is just so cute. Unfortunately, I'm not sure that my daughter would appreciate it. On the other hand lol...

$1.99 at Amazon

A Touch of Florida

My next door neighbor was just saying how bored she was with her coffee mugs. That has started me on my quest for a birthday present. A couple of new mugs stuffed with some coffee sachets and she will no doubt think that I'm brilliant when her birthday rolls around.

$4.79 at Bealls

No So Boring Oatmeal For Tonight...

  I'm going to make a Huge pot of oatmeal in the crock pot and when it's done, I'm going to toss in one packet on flavored Ins...