Ok ok ok, calm down. Don’t assume that because I have THAT word “Vegan” in the title that I have gone off the deep end. (Not that if you are Vegan I think that about you…I just love my meats and honey way too much.) I recently made a new friend that, lo and behold, knows how to cook. Or, at least she has led me to believe that fact. Time will tell. See, when it comes time for snow, my sweet tooth inevitably kicks in, and this time, she came to the rescue. After deciding to avoid the … Continue reading Almost Vegan Chocolate “Caramel” Oatmeal Cookies
It’s no April Fools joke…today’s the day the house was sold. It’s been a very emotional ride since Maw-Maw passed. Isn’t it always when someone you love dearly passes? I thought I’d share a few thoughts through photographs I’ve … Continue reading Today’s the day…
Life has been very active lately…good, bad, all the above! That’s why when the opportunity presented itself for me to go and see the Paula Deen Live tour that was coming through Charlotte, I was NOT going to pass that … Continue reading An Evening with Paula Deen!!!
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
This was the February 2013 article published in Alamance Magazine. I’m sorry I haven’t been around much. I’ve began a new job since the last time I posted, and I also closed my right hand index finger in my car … Continue reading My 10 Flavors I Love in Alamance County and Beyond
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 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!
I know! I know! I know! I’ve been away for way too long, and my sincerest apologies to you, because I love you all dearly and have missed you! Don’t forget you can always keep up with me daily at … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: The Hungry Irishman
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???