Thursday, September 3, 2020

Cinnamon Honey Butter for Your Honey Recipe


Best cure to butter somebody up!


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Gosh. I had no idea that something so sweet would flood my memory with the time I almost choked to death on toast and peanut butter. My Father saved my life (literally) by performing the ‘Heimlich Maneuver’ on me. I can vouch for this method. Y’all! It works! I ‘m here today (Thanks Dad) to give you a comforting September recipe. But I must confess. To this day, eating peanut butter or the thought of eating it gives me full blown anxiety. (My Daughters eat heaping spoonfuls of smooth PB straight from the jar and I can’t even watch or be in the same room while they slurp it up.)

Confession: I prefer crunchy.

I guess it’s this honey butter that reminds me of the day I almost died because who wants to spread a thin veil; similar to gauzy 70s sheer curtains (stained with yellow cigarette smoke - do you recall that look?) of anything onto bread? Hence the breathless experience I had. I was eating rye toast and peanut butter that was as chunky as the Grand Canyon is deep. You gotta go thick people. You have to double ‘schmear’. It’s the best and only way to enjoy it.

This recipe is quick. So when you decide to host a last minute brunch (Yes, they are allowed inside your social bubble. Aren’t they?) you will instantly become the kitchen goddess of your friends’ dreams - or if you have selected a streaming binge as your weekend activity, then this treat is so so so good with a big cup of milky earl grey tea or frothy cappuccino.

Oh. Let it drip off your fingers 

and down your chin.

It is wonderland.

Cinnamon Honey Butter

1 cup butter

1 cup honey

1 cup icing sugar

2 tsp. cinnamon or more to your liking.

Whip well.

Store in an adorable vintage pottery pot or jar.

Will be perfect for 

4 weeks in the fridge

or the weekend on your counter.

Gluten-Free + Vegetarian 

Go thick. Go very thick.

You won’t choke on this. I promise.

You're welcome.

PFXO




I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

10 Reasons Why You Need A Side-Hustle NOW



Has there ever been a time in your life quite like this with the necessity (urgency) to be extremely wise, aware, self-sufficient, independent and prepared?  Uncertain times call for certain, positive measures.  It is not the time to sit back and watch.  Forget about standing still.  For your current situation and your future one...You need to hustle now. Take action.

A Side-Hustle = Financial Insurance (in uncertain times)

Here are the 10 reasons why you need a side-hustle NOW:

1.  There is NO job security.  

The economy is wobbly to say the least.  If you have a job you need to accept the fact that it is not secure.  Don't take that personally.  Accept it and make sure you have a back-up plan or two.

2. If you have WiFi and a device you can make extra money. (pocket change or a lot)

Who knows if we will go back into lock down, but if you have a connection, you can earn an income. If you are out of the house working, you can earn extra money with your phone or laptop on breaks, during your commute, running errands and even while you're spending time with family and friends. The internet is bursting with possibilities to earn extra money! The world is at your fingertips.

3.  Wages are not growing.  Raises are seldom. Right?

A side-hustle allows you to increase your daily income. You decide how much and how often you get an increase.  A job description dictates what 'the job' is worth.  A side-hustle allows you to determine what 'YOU' are worth.

4. The cost of living keeps going UP UP UP.  But does your paycheck?

Everything.  E V E R Y T H I N G is getting more expensive.  You absolutely need more money.

5. You are worth significantly more per hour than your job pays.

You might earn $15/hour - $50 hour,  but a side-hustle can increase that rate to $30 - $100+.  

6.  You can keep your day job (or night shift) and still succeed with a side-hustle.

You might LOVE your job!  You do not have to quit.  But that extra money is quite nice.  You might hate your current job.  Your side-hustle gives you some cash security should you decide to leap and find another job - it will float you during the 'in between' - until you start your new, better job.

7. A side-hustle is like a real-world business degree. 

You will learn entrepreneurial & leadership skills, gain personal development, meet new people and experience sales & marketing first hand.

8. You can work your side-hustle to suit your own lifestyle.

Setting your own hours is one of the perks to having a side-hustle.  Tuck it into the minutes or hours you have available.  You choose how you spend your time.

9.  You need to cover all your bases.

If there is a shift in the economy or your personal situation, you need to be able to withstand the changes.  A side-hustle offers that buffer and peace of mind.

10.  A Side-Hustle = Financial Insurance

Probably the most important reason is this one.  You have to protect yourself.  Your life is 100% your responsibility and nobody is coming to save you. A side-hustle or two or three;  a part-time income opportunity is waiting for you!


I have MSI:   multiple streams of income.  My creative career and my sales & community building career.  In the future I will add more streams.  5 would be good.  

Let me know if you want to learn more about my community of like-minded people!
Patti 














I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Vegetable Haul: Still Life with Plant Power


I don’t think there’s a vegetable I’ve met that I didn’t like. Although, I haven’t been introduced to a fiddlehead yet. Shocking I know. My social plant bubble probably can’t expand any time soon for taro, okra or kohlrabi. Okra! You squeal. Come on!

Don’t you get butterflies in your stomach and aches in your loins when you see a kitchen pin board filled with over-sized bowls or baskets, placed intentionally on smooth marble counters, showing off waterfalls of fresh produce?

I want bucket loads of fruits and vegetables set out like breathtaking public art in my home. Weekly. And when it gets depleted, I want more.

For me, having this bountiful display is a ‘buzzer’ to eat more plants. The recipes and possibilities are endless. I look at the leaf lettuce and somehow I hear Jamie Oliver saying the word ‘Veg’. You know what I’m talking about.

(This is the still life I painted in class. Circa. 1974)

I’m drawn to vegetable still life art. It stems from my high school art class where my Teacher would haphazardly lay out vegetables on one of her own pajama tops. My heart beats fast just thinking about those 3 hour painting sessions. I’m pretty certain my Teacher left the room by the time I under-painted the cabbage to eat a long lunch, heavy on meat or sponge toffee with a Tab, and never really taught us a thing. But I got an A+. Maybe we all did.

Plant power is awe-inspiring, but better still is the deliciousness of food that grows in soil. My vegetable haul makes me happy. Now I have to decide how to cook it.


I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Aging Neck Skin Treatment: Turkey Neck. Sagging Skin. Wrinkles. Jowls. Wattles. Anti-Aging Dew Confidence LimeLife by Alcone


GASP! 

Hey Friends! It's Patti here! 

This photo is of MY neck and decollete. !!!!!!







I noticed I was getting results...and was pleased but...after photographing the effects...WOW!!!! 

2 weeks. Using Dew Confidence - morning and night...



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I'm SOLD! 100% Believer!



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Dew Confidence may support your skin concerns.  Personally, I am so pleased with my own results.

Patti Friday Kennedy

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I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Friday, July 17, 2020

Feed the Artists: Burger Bombs with Roasted French Fries Recipe


I strive to eat plant-based but I have to be honest.
Every so often I just 'have to' have
a good burger or a juicy steak!


Last night I created a brand new recipe.
I didn't have a name for it until I ate it.
It was THE BOMB
(awesome | phenomenal | the best)
So yup....
'Burger Bombs'


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Highly recommended!




Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Prepare 2 pans.
One for burger bombs.
One for fries.

Cover in foil. Line with parchment.

Recipe:
Burger Bombs

1 lb. ground beef
2 eggs
Bread crumbs
garlic powder
salt + pepper
Worcestershire

Form into 4 large balls (bombs)
Dip in milk/egg mixture
Roll and cover in crushed Corn Flakes

Huddle them onto a pan.

Bake 45 minutes

Take out and top with a generous
spoonful of Bubbies relish
One large ring of red onion
Gobs of shredded cheese

Put back in oven for 5-10 more minutes
or until all bubbly and gooey

Recipe:
Roasted French Fries

Leave skins on.
Cut into fries....
size to your liking

Toss in

olive oil/canola mix
season with
salt
pepper
garlic powder
cayenne if you want some 'kick'

Roast/Bake for 50 min. or until done.

Serve with cold ketchup.
Vinegar...salt....YUM


Feed the Artists,
Patti 
xo





I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

NEW Collection of Abstract Paintings "PORT" by Patti Friday


PORT:   

This collection was my way of honoring peoples’ love of the sea. 
During the pandemic of 2020 all access to our beloved 
waterways, cruise ships, beaches and oceans 
were taken away. 
Boating, fishing, swimming and walking near water: 
Forbidden. 
Being near or on water is therapeutic 
and necessary for humans. 
I expressed this loss with paint.

Click on any image to view the work.

Patti
xo











I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Starting a Skincare and Makeup Business








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Sunday, June 28, 2020

14 Steps to Achieve a Cottagecore Aesthetic



In opposition to bad politics, injustice and this dreadful pandemic of 2020 = Cottagecore 





Step 1:   Get a Cottage or be in a place that is 'cottage-like'
Step 2:   Hang your laundry outside to dry
Step 3:   Gaze as though you have major land acreage
Step 4:   Herd all the animals yourself (kids/chickens/goats etc)
Step 5:   Cows need to be in the majority of your social photos. OK?
Step 6:   Have a picnic
Step 7:   Feature books in oodles of photos.
Step 8:   Be sure to style your picnic shoots.
Step 9:   Frolic Frolic Frolic!!!
Step 10:  Flowers every day, everywhere
Step 11:  Food shall be pretty and full of whimsy
Step 12:  Wide brim straw hats are essential. Be sure you have one.
Step 13:  Share your off-the-grid lovely life often
Step 14:  Garden Bake Cook Can Love













I am an Artist who carries a paintbrush, camera and notebook. Instagram: @pattifriday

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Northern Lights Farm and Distillery FORT NELSON, BC, CANADA




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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Simple Seven



For my overall happiness & wellness journey, I 'strive' to achieve these 7 things daily. 

strive  /strÄ«v/
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  1. make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

SIMPLE SEVEN:
1. Water 8 glasses/day + skincare
2. Whole Food Nutrition
3. Sleep 8 hours
5. Personal/Family/Friend Time 8 hours (online shopping!)
6. Reading, Daily Walk & Stretching + Prayer
7. Creativity & Fun


Note:  I try my best to eat a plant-based diet.  
(Full disclosure here:  I have a thing for 'cake' and I love to bake!) 



....Pretty, fresh flowers for my table every Friday


Speaking of baking.  My favorite!
The Royal Family's Baker Book


My personal at-home spa/health apothecary supports my wellness journey and looks something like this:  

A combination of whole food nutrition vegan omegas, supplements (B12 + Vit C + D), essential oils , ritual baths (epsom salts, botanicals, oils, candles, sound)....I'm a 'tub enthusiast'.... tea, crystals, skincare (morning/night 3 minute facials), simple & minimal makeup and my art practice. 




Love this book!





Links HERE

Peace Love Create Art
Patti
xo

Photo:  My Granddaughter Jet. The Pearl Curriculum The Art Stadium
These products and information are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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