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Some Enchanted Evening

This past Valentine’s Day just might be the most memorable ever in my mind.  It all started last year in the month of May, when I was out in my garden pulling out all the unwanted weeds from the previous summer.  After about 3 hours…

A Birthday Super Bowl

A Birthday Super Bowl

Every January, my daughter reminds me that she was born on a Sunday, January 23rd.  Even though many years have passed, I can still remember how hopeful I was that she would be a girl, seeing that I already had two little boys jumping around…

My Fondest New Year’s Eve

  From every culture, tradition, or even made-up- fun right on the spot, people in every country in their own way celebrate the revelation of time marching on to a new year.   Whether you spend New Year’s Eve in the Big Apple on 5th Avenue…

Save Me a Roll

Save Me a Roll

  Thanksgiving could be the best family time of the year.  It is stated that people will travel from miles around just to join their families, not only for the biggest feast of the year, but to re-unite with their loved ones.  It is a…

Cheesecake Heaven

Cheesecake Heaven

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it could be the one holiday where just sitting down at the family table guarantees a 5-pound weight gain.  This could happen merely by just taking a spoonful of everything.  If your family is anything like mine, then…

On A Roll

  Making all these pumpkin recipes has really been fun for me.  And since there seems to an abundance of pumpkins this year, I say, why not?  Of, course, the real pumpkins on the porches are a lot of work, that is if you plan…

Pumpkin Mania

Pumpkin Mania

Hello everyone, and welcome to National Pumpkin Day!  Yes, that’s right.  Today, October 26, 2014, is the day to welcome pumpkins.  As if we haven’t seen them on every doorstep for the last month. I think we could say we are in Pumpkin Mania.  As…

October Surprise

October Surprise

As I wrote earlier, October is the month of surprises.   From who’s in the World Series playoff’s to what new thing our politicians may spring on us.  But in between, there’s a change in the weather that causes us to buy gloves, scarves, go to…

Apples, Squash, and Pumpkin Pie

October!  This is the one month of the year that tells on itself descriptively.  With the brilliance of the landscape bursting with color, from bushes to trees and the multicolored mums, to the cool evenings spilling over with outstanding sun-sets, one does not lack for…

Happy September

Wow guys, here we are in the second week of September, and Christmas is looming right around the corner.  I can still see last year’s Christmas lights hanging on the back porch pillars.  Bill said they looked good since they were all white, so he…