I know that you all know how much I truly love my mother. The things she and I have been through the last two years have made us stronger than ever. She is indeed my best friend, confidant, and amazing … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day and Weathervane in Chapel Hill
Thanksgiving and Christmas have passed us now, and it’s time for a New Year already. Can you believe it? I’m not sure about you, but my last year literally flew by. There are things I could have handled differently in … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Part…Mom
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 am a firm believer that people come in and out of our lives for a reason. I also believe that the kindness of strangers is still alive and kicking. Whether it’s the person you pass in the street you … Continue reading Believing in Humanity…and Curtis Stone, too!
Sun-Dried Tomatoes….Mmmmm! Spinach…..Mmmmm! Green Onions…..Mmmmm! Cheese…..Mmmmm! Eggs…..Mmmmm! BACON??!!??!!?!!!!!!!…..DOUBLE Mmmm! What more could you ask for in a good hearty quiche. Not to mention….I used Paula Deen’s base of her quiche to create the egg-mixture. Can we say “Alright ya’ll” all-together … Continue reading The Onyx Plate’s Delicious Quiche!
Today’s “Sundays with Friends” comes from a very special woman in my life….Mom. I told her recently that I wouldn’t change a single thing about any situation we have ever been in together, because I knew as long as she … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Corn, Fritters, and LOVE
There’s always those moments in life that you don’t want to repeat. Then there are the moments in life that you would repeat over and over again. This past Wednesday was one of those days. As you may have already … Continue reading Apples for Strawberries
In the end, just like in life, it’s the little added touches that make everything worthwhile. Whether it is something as simple as a kind smile added to your day from a stranger, or a special delivery coming in the … Continue reading Caking with Mom: The Final Touch of Love
With every beautiful sweater cake, you need to make sure all details are done. Right down to the seam on the front and down to the tie on the ribbon of the booties. Yes, I said booties. *smiles* Super cute … Continue reading Caking with Mom: Tying up some booties…
Ok, folks. This is the first of the last three Caking with Mom postings. I am so thankful for everyone that has read every single one of these in the series. Your support is truly appreciated. And, I can honestly … Continue reading Caking with Mom: Design Time!