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Back to School Mania

Hey guys, do you remember when we went back to school way back in the day?  It was the day after Labor Day on September 4th, and for sure we were still in school all the way up until the first week in June.  The…

The Peach Tree

Growing up as a kid in the 1950’s in a little community know as Jennings, MO., I can still picture the 2-story house my dad built, and the peach tree planted right along the south side of the house.  My dad loved to make flower…

The Smoothie Bar

The Smoothie Bar

NEWSLETTER – The Smoothie Bar- July 12 Planning for my kid’s class, called Healthy and Nutritious, I wanted something that the kids could make on their own, have fun with, and be good for them all at the same time.  With the weather being so…

Perserve Me Not

I have been blessed to have been raised in an Italian home with a mother who loved to cook.   I am sure it was at her apron strings that her love for cooking gave me the passion I have today.  Since we had the luxury…

Forever Thanksgiving

When I think about the career that I have as a registered nurse, it makes me so thankful to have had the luxury of witnessing the miraculous hand of God in the lives of so many.  As it gets closer to the Thanksgiving holiday, I…

Book Signing

Book Signing

Book Signing down at DiGregorio’s Italian Market the other day, I realized one of the benefits of being a cookbook author… people!  I don’t know of much more fun than running into all sorts of people, all wanting to look at, and possibly purchase one…

June Bugs

Out on my porch this morning, as it has been now for the past 2 weeks, these little gross insects called June Bugs are squirming on their backs, hoping to get upright again.  And, while they are squirming, my broom is sweeping them off into…

My Favorite Easter Memory

Somewhere in the early 1950’s I would have been about 8 years old.  My mother, who loved to sew, was busy at her sewing machine making me a beautiful Easter dress.  As it was shaping up, and time for the finishing touches, I can remember…

Take A Walk

Greetings everyone!  I must tell you that 2018 came in with a bang of sickness for Bill and me.  Maybe it was too much Christmas, too many cookies, and too many demands all piled up in a few weeks’ time. I have to say I…