cookies for santa.........

I spent yesterday making cookies for our Richmond Kickback Jack friends. The shortbread turned out great! Here is the recipe........

Cookies for Christmas

There is still time to make a batch or two of Christmas cookies. I am all about the easy ones. I found a molasses crinkle cookie that...

Julie and the avocado

Avocado love, they are so good and good for you. While in Seattle we had avocado's many times. My sis Julie knows how to prepare them,...

Seattle sisters week

For 9 days I had lunches, parties, dinners, beaches, sisters, friends and lots and lots of LOVE! I just got back from Seattle for a well...

Adopt a family

I have so much to be thankful for in my life, I am truly blessed. One morning while watching Good Morning America I was surprised to see...

Walnuts

I love nuts, any kind, well cashews not my favorite, lately I have had a craving for walnuts. I found them on sale at my local Kroger...

BLT and some A.......

You know one of those mornings, maybe you sleep late, or finish watching a movie you couldn't finish the night before, or maybe your just...

home made granola bars

MXLLS​​Who doesn't like a granola bar. Can be a snack, breakfast with coffee, midnight snack or just keep one in your purse just in case...

"No Soup For You!"

Well, it is cold and flu season. I caught a little cold while I was visiting in Fayetteville. The first thing I do is Emergent C, lots...

Fayetteville, NC

Well, I can check off another state on my list. Met some new family, spent time with my daughter and Danny, ate some good food and had a...

Bliss

Making these this morning, so easy and sooooo good you have to make them. Ingredients: BLONDIE LAYER: · 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks)...

Move to the side....dishes

Hey, I got a request from my very good friend Pam Moss for that green bean dish I made. What I did is combine a few recipes I found on...

Couldn’t wait for Thanksgiving😬

Ya I couldn’t wait. When I saw chickens on sale had to do it. Also, testing out a recipe to bring to Aunt Diane’s for Thanksgiving....

Yam or sweet potato?

Chuck bought some sweet potato's today to go with dinner and I said, "why didn't you get yams? they are on sale for 29 cents a pound" ...

Copycats

I love to find a dish or dessert that I love so much I want to copy the recipe. Shana and I use to go to late night happy hour at Coho...

Pumpkin or Winter Squash...both!

Well, everyone knows I make awesome blueberry scones in the summer, when blueberries are in. So now its fall I thought I would try to...

Take out at home?

There are so many recipes that you can make at home that are better than take out. Mostly I like to do stir fry. I have come across so...

Road Trip

First stop Williamsburg, VA. Founded as the original capital of the Virginia colony in 1699. One of the first planned cities in the...

For the love of cast iron...

I never used cast iron pans that much when I first started cooking. I have really started to love them in the last 3-4 years. My dear...

Summer to Fall🍁

A couple pictures of our fall hike at Pocahontas State Park yesterday.