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Cheesecake, Please

With Thanksgiving, right around the corner, we are bombarded with pictures of the perfect thanksgiving table, the most unusual side dishes, and of course the most exotic deserts.  Yet, we almost always make the same things:  Roasted turkey, mom’s favorite dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy,…

October Fun Facts

Happy October everyone!  I call this month the transition days.  Facts say that we could have the first frost, the most beautiful color in trees, and of course more pots of chili than one could hope to eat.  Here we are in the tenth month…

Mexican Tonight?

Hey everybody…what’s for supper?  Did you know that of the three meals a day that most of us take in, we never ask….” what’s for breakfast?”  Or, “what’s for lunch?”  No, whether we are at work, or school, or just out and about, the question…

That’s A Wrap!

Here we are in one of the hottest month of the year…July, and I have noticed that gallons of lemonade, tea, Gatorade, and plain old bottles of water are flying off the shelves at the grocery. The water parks are loaded with kids, and the…

Daddy’s Girl

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we once again remember all of the funny things that come to mind concerning dads.  You can read them on many of the Father’s Day cards.   Things like: “Don’t tell your mother I let you do this.”  Or,…

My Mother’s Prayers

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the hard-working, talented, unrelenting, driven and determined mothers, who day after day, keep the house, prepare meals, counsel kids, plead with teacher’s…while many work their secular jobs, and last but not least, keep their hubby’s happy. Wow! No wonder…

Stuff the Roast

Creative cooking has been around for as long as people have had an imagination.  All it requires is everyday food, an idea on how to transform it, and a means with how to cook it.   I was thinking about the cooking class I conducted…

Eat Your Spinach

  Hi Everybody!  I’m just wondering what season of the year we are in?  Is it winter, spring, or maybe fall?  I know the month is March, and actually spring doesn’t start until March 22, but more days than not, my winter coat has had…

A Holiday For Love

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it is on this holiday that the love letters flow, boxes of candy fly off the shelves, and long stemmed roses peer out of ribbon-tied vases, and all for that special someone in our lives.   I…

Happy Hobbies

Hi everybody!  It’s been awhile since I’ve had a newsletter out, notwithstanding that I had to prepare for twenty people during the Christmas holidays; then clean up after the crew left.  There are some traditions that I just may have to revise; like hosting all…