I guess losing someone never gets easier. Or maybe it does, and I don’t remember things being so tough after losing Paw-Paw so many years ago. I was a teenager then, and now an adult. The heart understands more now, … Continue reading Chicken Salad and Spring
What a crazy month it’s been! Four weeks ago tomorrow, Maw-Maw was first admitted to the hospital for kidney failure and a myriad of other things. Two weeks before that approximately she had a pretty bad fall, and that started the downhill roll for her kidneys. Between work, home, and hospital (or rehab center for 4 days) we’re all exhausted and ready for a break. Good news is that she came home Friday – hopefully for good now. All of us are tired of hospitals to be perfectly honest. The bad news…. She is now on permanent Dialysis. We’re a … Continue reading Changing the way we cook: Dialysis friendly recipes
Do you remember my good friend, Jen? She last wrote for us about Wild Turkey Stew, and this time she’s bringing us a very near and dear to her heart recipe for her Mama’s Peanut Butter Balls. I meant to … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: My friend Jen and her Peanut Butter Balls…
I just remembered that I never posted the November 2012 article I wrote for the November issue of our local magazine here. Enjoy you guys! December will be posted in the next couple of days! *smiles* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There aren’t many … Continue reading The Beauty of Pimento Cheese…
I do! I do! I do! Who loves supporting local companies and businesses??? I do! So with that said, I am pleased to bring you my first ever contest. Woohoo!!! On top of that, what better thing to kick off … Continue reading CONTEST: Who loves BBQ Sauce???
First, I must apologize for all of the “reflection” posts lately, and lack of recipes. I’ll be back on the recipes shortly, I promise. I’m just in a very pivotal moment it seems in life. By no means is it … Continue reading Rambling on my way to my 30s and a Cooking Class on 9/5/12!!! Yay!
For many of you that know me or have been following my blog, you know how important my family is to me. Today was an extremely warming day. Not just that it was above 90 degrees here in the humid … Continue reading Lions and Trees on plates, Oh My!
Just take a second and review the below company seal…what all do you see? Every little detail screams North Carolina and BBQ! Just love it! While I was sick in the middle of December last year, I was laid up … Continue reading The NC BBQ Company…some of the best letters ever combined together!
Happy Valentine’s Day weekend, everyone! I don’t know about you guys, but I enjoy a simple Saturday. You work all week, and sometimes it’s just nice to do something for yourself…relax. *relaxing sigh* Along with relaxing Saturdays comes relaxing food. … Continue reading A Simple Savory Saturday Veggie Quesadilla
For Christmas Eve with my family, I decided to have a Popcorn Bar with different selections of seasoned popcorns. I, being the stellar daughter that I am, had to call Mom and make sure she had her braces off so … Continue reading Poppin’ for Popcorn!