A few days ago, at 2:00 a.m., my cell phone rang and I got some incredible news; my first niece had made her way into this world! My baby brother, sister-in-law, and darling nephew, were now a beautiful family of four! Hearing the news made me incredibly happy. I couldn’t sleep, I laid in bed […]
For Father’s day, the girls, and I bought Adam a portable grill, and what a fantastic gift it turned out to be! We have enjoyed several picnics at the beach; nothing better than fresh food cooked off the grill, and kids running around happily in the sunshine!
On Sundays I usually meal plan for the week. I write out all the events of the week on one white board and then correspond my meal plan accordingly on another white board. On Sundays, if we are home, I like to make a big meal that can be eaten for Sunday night’s dinner as […]
I am a major gravy fan. It wasn’t something I was introduced to until later in life since gravy is generally meat based and I had mistrust for all things gravy, fearing the hidden meat contents. But once I tried gravy (homemade, guaranteed vegetarian, and upon a mound of beautiful, creamy, mashed potatoes) I was […]
The first time I made chili it was a disaster. Wanting to have lots of extra for lunches and possibly two dinners, I doubled the recipe. I carefully prepared the beans, vegetables, herbs and spices. After letting the chili simmer for a little while I took a taste. It was SO spicy! Unbearably spicy, we […]