Fizzle HamThis is a simple meal to put in the crock-pot as your beautiful self heads to church. The Sprite is used to remove the salty flavor of the ham and is not overly powerful. Any sides will do! The option of potatoes is optional, as it ups the cook time to 6 hours Cooking Attire:This is a light-cooking day, so I recommend the beauty of the flower red bow baby half apron by Trisha Trixie Designs.Your pearls and blaring red lipstick will make you the apple of everyone’s eye. These cute little flat dotted shoes would be perfect to work in and still look oh so adorable
(Apron and shoe can be custom created for you by Trisha Trixie Designs. Also available in heel or flat.)
(The red lipstick is my favorite red and can be purchased at Sephora online or in stores. Pearls I found at a vintage store)
v 1 Pre-cooked ham (big enough to feed your crew and small enough to fit your crock-pot)
v 1 16 ounce bottle of Sprite (*Hint* make sure everyone knows this will be used for a meal)
v 1 20 ounce can of crushed pineapple
v Desired amount of sweet or baking potatoes (optional)
v Drizzly amount of oil (optional)
v Place the ham in the crock-pot.
v Poor Sprite over the top of the ham.
v Dump the pineapples on top of the ham.
v Drizzle oil onto a piece of foil that is large enough to cover potatoes (optional)
v Poke a few holes in the potatoes with a fork and then wrap in foil.
v Place potatoes on top of the ham.
v Put the crock-pot on low for 3-4 hours without potatoes or 6 hours with potatoes.
v The longer you cook this ham, the better it will taste.
v You can use an uncooked ham, but will need to look up crock-pot cook times for various sizes of hams.
v If you like salt, feel free to put salt onto the drizzled oil to coat your potatoes.
Happy Holidays everyone and keep watching for more great things from Trisha Trixie Designs
What is your Saturday like?
Is it relaxing, putting your foot up on the ottoman, drinking a beer, watching TV, doing nothing?
Is it running errands you didn’t get to do all week?
Is that the day that everything in the house can finally get done?
For me I try not to make it a cleaning day but sometimes that happens. It is the only day me and my man get to enjoy a full day as a “Weekend Day” as he calls it. Friday starts the weekend, but because he has to work, Friday doesn’t count. Sunday only goes so far and you have to behave in the night time because the next day is a “School Day ” or “Work Day” mentality he says. So Saturday is the only REALLY Weekend Day unless it is a Holiday and he gets an extra day off.
I know many of you are planning this weekend to bake and cook and color eggs.
Some are getting ready to show their favorite Easter Dress or New Easter Dress at church this Sunday.
Some are not celebrating this holiday for one reason or another and it is just a normal weekend like any other.
If you are looking for a nice Vintage Recipe that Takes the Cake (Pun full and well intended) Here is a nice Vintage Recipe I found. I would not in any way be able to enjoy this as I am HIGHLY Allergic to Coconut. But it definitely looks like fun.
Maybe you want to go all out…If we had a bigger house and a dining room I would invite a houseful of people over and make a big spread like this…
I would wear my Easter Apron and cook all the fixins and goodies and even color eggs.
I don’t have an “Easter Apron” completed yet but here is the start of what I am working on for my Easter Apron….
I am going to add the finishing touches on it tomorrow, so I have it to wear on Easter!
I will share the pictures as soon as I get it done.
I think all of these that I have made would be great Easter Aprons. I think it depends on the style of aprons you like and the desirability for cute, casual, or comfort. They are all comfortable to me, but I know some people feel better in jeans…
So the Jean Apron might be more of their style…
For some a quick easy little Bandana Apron like this one might be more their style. When I look at this bandana Apron I made I see a very Organic kinda girl. Someone Kitchy and Quirky. This gal is making an Organic Easter meal.
Or perhaps the Turquoise Dotty is more your style. Cute quaint, I could see this gal in heels and pearls.
This Half Apron, lose knot tie in the back
(I either need to add more to it or just tie it in a knot. I didn’t add enough cloth for the tie)
Whatever your style, there is an apron for everyone…
Ok almost everyone…because…
My man says I need a MANS Apron because sometimes Men do the grillin for weekends and holidays and such. But the Man’s Apron needs to be sturdy and rugged, Have an apron string that has an opener on it for his beer , a towel hook for him to have his towel nearby and big apron pocket for anything else he needs. I teased saying…
“And a cell phone or walkie holder for him to have his phone nearby so the woman can keep bugging him about all teh things on her Honey Do list, right?”
We both laughed and agreed.
Stay tuned tomorrow to see how my Easter Apron turned out and I might be able to toss in an another Recipe or two…
Until Next Time,
Do you regularly bake/cook while wearing an apron?
Do you wear aprons when you paint, draw, or do something creative?
Do you like to grill?
Do you like being a retro minded woman?
Do you like to clip coupons?
Do you like recipes?
Do you like Vintage or Retro items?
This includes fashion, hair, and makeup.
Do you like to wear pearls, heels or scarves with your aprons and outfits?
Clothes, decor and more.
Do you like old movies?
Do you like vintage music?
Do you admire or embody a vintage or retro woman?
Do you feel like you were born in the wrong era, at the wrong time?
If you could be a Retro Housewife forever would you?
Does your man like wearing grill aprons?
Does your man like those big bibs they give you at fancy restaurants so he doesn’t get his shirt dirty?
Do your man tuck his napkin in his shirt?
Does your man wear ties, vest, or kerchiefs?
Would he wear an apron designed just for him?
Do any of you know someone who would love to have an apron designed for them?
Do you have a skirt or dress, vintage, or new, from a family member who has passed or something you found either at a thrift store of in your closet that you would love to have ReConstructed into an apron?
Well…if you answered yes to ANY of these above then guess what…you are a Trisha Trixie Girl.
In new effort to re-brand I will be talking more and more about all of these items. I will be sharing and showing my aprons. I will be giving you an online and local place to buy them. I will give you a way to get them customized for you AND your man. I will be talking about recipes, coupons, hair, makeup, etc and more that go with this vintage lifestyle. I will be sharing more Vintage items and knowledge. I will sharing items about Retro housewives and lives.
I will be doing featured articles on any women that wants to email me a picture of them, wearing Aprons, mine or otherwise, and who desires to be featured on my site. I will have a whole series to Trisha Trixie Girls. Logos, products etc.
I want this new site to be about Aprons and the pretty things in life that surrounds this type of girl.
What are your thoughts and suggestions? Please comment by clicking the Heart in the Corner and sharing your comments.
Speaking of sharing…have you shared today? No, well please use the Sharing tools on my blogs and posts to SHARE everywhere you can. Tell a pal. Ring her number. Share my Facebook page. Share my Twitter feeds. Mother always said to share. If you want your Ovaltine you better share. 🙂
I hope as we move along you will not just like, yet fall in love with the direction my line and site is going. I welcome all comments, feedback, ratings and suggestions. I want to be a brand you love. To be that, I am willing to learn and grow. So please email, comment and message me on Facebook .
I can’t wait for this new adventure…how about you?
If you are a Follower of this site you may have noticed from last night to today that there have been a few changes.
Well, hold on to your hats because there is about to be more….
Recently I found out I am not able to use the Sensa name because Sensa the wight loss company owns the right to it.
So what does this mean? Well, anything I use with Sensa Fashion or Sensa…anything cannot be used as well.
I have had to go through a Re-branding before luckily so I know how to do this. It is not fun. It is tedious. Change all the names of where you are online. Change Twitter Accounts and emails. Change Blogs and Facebook pages, and so on and so forth.
People either love you or hate you for it I have found and in the midst of me growing I am hoping you grow with me and enjoy and welcome the change.
So why Trisha Trixie? Well, when I did my Re-branding the last time, my attorney said, “What is it that people know you by that no one can take away?”
My answer “Trisha Trixie”
And thus at THAT time became Trisha Trixie and Company. A Social Media and Web Company. But also in that time he advised that I go out and use the Trisha Trixie name so much there will never be an argument as to who owns the name. So I did. Go ahead. Good “Trisha Trixie” and you will be there for awhile. Images, pictures, logos, posts, you name it, there I am. So why not continue this trend when I decided to get back into PinUp Modeling? So I did that too.
This year my passion truly is to have a Vintage Inspired Apron Line and all the pretty things that go with it. My market is for Pin Up girls and moms and those who like the apron line and that embodiment of a retro or vintage woman.
I think Trisha Trixie embodies that.
But until I spoke to Susan from Business in Blue Jeans today I wasn’t aware of HOW MUCH it embodied it. Hearing someone else say it made me think about it more. Which then I researched more intently inside me thoughts of where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do. Was I willing to take the chance that the Sensa line could come after me? I did not want to build something up for someone to just take it away again. If I was going to change now, would be the time to do it.
I hope you all stay with me.
I hope you all will like the new changes we have in store for the rest of the year with this site and blog.
A new focus will be on Aprons, Recipes, Custom Made DIY projects, pretty things that go with aprons and things for PinUp Models as well that will go along with this line. The possibilities are not limited, in fact they are endless.
If you have any suggestions for us along the way, please let us know.
Since Corrina has alreadyprepared tomorrows post, I am going to leave it as is. Friday we will have our wrap up.
Starting Saturday I will be gearing you up for next week with a morsel of the direction the new site is going to take.
Sunday I am going to ask Corrina to share on of her favorite Sunday recipes.
And by Monday we will be in full force, look and direction for a new era of Trisha Trixie Designs.
I have already changed the logo of the site and the name…more changes will follow but I will try not to make them TOO drastically as I don’t want to give you all whiplash.
Thank you for following.
Thank you to those who understand and support.
I would love to hear your support and suggestions in our comments. Please click the little heart in the corner and share with us your thoughts. My Apron arms and ears are ready and waiting. You can also come check out our new look and LIKE it or LOVE it on our Facebook Page Trisha Trixie Designs.
Until Next time,
Here we are for Try It Tuesday. I tried something different. Since I have severely, hyper-sensitive asthma I am unable to wear many cosmetics for they trigger an asthma attack. Please be clear, I have ASTHMA, not allergies. When Miss Trisha returned from NY during Fashion Week she attended the IFBCON and brought lots of swag and other goodies for her intern. One of those items was Bare Minerals, Mineral Veil
I tested it very carefully so as not to over expose my breathing to the powder at first. The results were good. I was still breathing. No choking. YAY! So today I took photographs of my left side as you see above. The first photo, on the left, is without any makeup whatsoever. The photo on the right is with a fine, light application of the Bare Minerals Veil powder applied. Although subtle, I do feel their is a significant difference in the over all appearance of my skin. I like it. And I wanted to share this with you too.
Just to be sure, I just had to photograph the right side of my face as well. The first photo, on the left, is without any makeup whatsoever. The photo on the left is with a fine, light application of the Bare Minerals Veil powder applied. See below.
Now, to add to this I want to say how happy I am to be able to wear this as it also has a broad spectrum SPF 25. This is always important to anyone who is out in the sun. I developed “brown patches/spots” along my jawline from a combination of sun exposure and side effect of respiratory medications.
I don’t have a big issue with my skin. I am who I am and what you see is what you get. It’s a family thing. But I do have to admit that I’m liking that this Bare Minerals Veil is “asthma friendly” for me and at the same time it smooths out my skin tone.
I do see that my photography is lacking but I hope you are able to see what I’m referring to. Do you have cosmetic health issues or just general challenges with makeup? Let us know if you do, we will be most happy to help. Everyone should feel beautiful whether they do or do not wear makeup.
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Some of you may or may not know but I love to draw. My Art page is The Art of Trisha Trixie Last year I spent a whole year just drawing. My goal? 50 Figures and 50 faces in a year (Actually I started in March and ended in December). It made a vast improvement on how I drew my eyes and lips and other features. I took classes online and elsewhere. I showcased my work in art galleries and events. I sold art at booths and fairs. Art was my life last year. Partially trying to get over things in my life I turned to art for healing. Also I wanted to improve. I wanted to see where it would take me. Funny enough…it took back into Modeling. Back into Fashion. and now Back into Art.
This year as you can see my focus is more so on the Fashion and Modeling side but I was feel though the artist in me was missing. Sketching figures for designs is one thing, but doing true fashion illustration is another. Staying with the PinUp theme and showcasing aprons as my line is this year, I drew a picture of a pal of mine in the industry….Miss Tootsie Pop!
I am showing you both versions with the original white dotted top to the leopard version of the top.
Come check out my Art Page and show the love by LIKING it The Art of Trisha Trixie
Hope you like the Art side of Trisha Trixie as well as the Fashion side.
Until next time,