Everyone Loves A Parade

…Especially if you can watch it live from a warm house with plenty of food. Apparently, we are the most favorite relatives right now. Because we live on the street where the floats line up for the Rose Parade, we have discovered that we have cousins that we didn’t even know we had. This week … Continue reading

Pretzel Crust Butterscotch Pie

I found this on a food blog called Seededatthetable.com and had to make it. I love butterscotch pie and combining it with the pretzel crust and fresh whipped cream is so awesome. Will take a picture when I finish.   For the Crust: 3/4 cup pretzel crumbs 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 Tablespoons granulated … Continue reading

Banana Snack Cake

I always get a little down the day after Christmas, when we have to change our phone recordings from “Hi, this is Frosty and Noel, I’m baking cookies and Frosty’s at the mall,  when we get through, we’ll give you a calll” to just plan ole, “Hi, you have reached Randy and Trudy, please leave … Continue reading

Grumpy Gets in the Christmas Spirit

Merry Christmas to all and to all a great time of enjoying your blessings. In spite of Frosty being under the weather a little the past few days, we had a great afternoon of delivering goodie baskets to some friends. Isn’t it amazing that even when you are missing being with family, when you get … Continue reading

Three French Hens

To continue the tradition, I had to buy 3 hens today, which spoke French. But before I let them show off for you, I have to give you a quick overview of my day. This has not been the best Christmas Eve Eve. Frosty is sick with bronchitis and since I am really a very loving wife who … Continue reading

Retirement for Dummies

We have just completed our first week of Frosty’s retirement. All our friends have been asking him the last couple of years when he was going to retire. His answer was always the same, “I don’t know if I will ever retire” Every time we are leaving Walmart and the little old man at the … Continue reading

Bacon-Cheese Stuffed Shells

From the Thanksgiving Issue of Taste of Home, this recipe “called” to me when I saw that most of the ingredients were different types of cheese. A great dish for company. 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 tables, puls 1/4 cup butter, divided 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Christmas Around the LazyBoy

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night; which seems like it comes faster and faster. The nights that is. I remember some years ago, not that many, actually, when I used to think, “well, I will get all the chores done during the day that need doing plus all the shopping for presents and … Continue reading