My Husband, My Valentine

Every Valentine’s day, I wonder what my husband Bill will do that he hasn’t done before.  We were teenagers when we met, and I can honestly say, from that young age until now, some 55 years later, he always seems to come up with a…

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…

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…

Newsletter – January 4, 2018 – This New Day

Happy New Year Everyone!  Here we are again at the top of another great year, because every moment of every day is an adventure, and every day that I wake up, I always say, “Thank you Lord for this day, this is a gift of…

How About Them Apples!

How About Them Apples!

Hi everybody!  An apple a day, keeps the doctor away, and a bunch of apples all piled up in a Fresh Apple Cake, makes my mouth water, or, even thinking about my big juicy Fresh Apple Country Pie all tucked under a crusty sugar crust….

Cinnamon Brooms

Newsletter – September 25, 2017 Going into my local Kroger store the other day, I noticed the most pleasant scent hovering around the front doors.  It was so compelling, that once I walked through the door, I just simply turned around and went right back…

Don’t Worry – Be Happy

Hi everybody, hope you are having a wonderful summer.  This morning an unusual thing happened.  As I entered my middle bedroom, where I try to spend a few minutes in prayer before I start my busy day, my eyes glanced at the plaque on the…