Safety Deposit Box Dreams

We are in Corpus Christi, TX visiting my mom and enjoying the different restaurants that I frequented until moving to Dallas back in 1995. One of those amazing places that I hit within 24 hours of arriving is Kiko’s Mexican food. They have truly the best enchiladas in the world and the best fried mushrooms … Continue reading

Cherry Almond Biscotti

2 c flour 1 teas baking powder 1/4 teas baking soda 1/4 teas salt 1 cup sugar 4 tables unsalted butter 2 large eggs 1 teas vanilla 1/4 teas almond extract (I actually like to use 1/2 teas vanilla and 3/4 teas almond extract) 1 cup almonds, finely chopped 1/3 cup sugar (sugar crystal course) … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Cobbler

Our daughter in law,Mandy, made this for us Sat night and topped it with Blue Bell ice cream! What a great welcome “back to Texas” dessert!  So easy and you can use different fruit if you desire! Just be sure the fruit you use is cut up into small chunks!  1 cup flour 3 tables … Continue reading

Life on the Road

We have been “homeless” for almost 3 weeks and it is certainly presenting its challenges!  We are still learning to pack the car with each stop along the way! Yesterday, leaving Santa Fe after relaxing and eatting our say thru town we decide it is time to get back to relaity and head to Texas … Continue reading

Falling In Love with Italian Desserts

Last night we drove into one of Randy’s favorite places…Santa Fe, NM. We were on a mission to get to the shed, 18 which is always the first place we eat upon arriving here. For some reason Randy loves to feel his mouth on fire, hence…the blue corn enchiladas with red chile sauce. I knew … Continue reading

Happy Valentines Day

We are still in Phoenix with kids and grandkids. Wanting to do our part and not be a burden financially to them, Jodi and I sat down to discuss the situation. When she began to tell me what they were treating us to for Valentines, I remarked that I didn’t think that was fair to … Continue reading

The Adventures of Ms. Piggy & Kermit

Well, I jumped the gun a bit on our travel game. Because everyone knew we were headed to Phoenix, there was no need to beginning our game until we leave here. So the fun of guessing will begin next Wed……..stay tuned!

Peanut Butter & Honey Pound Cake

Being at our daughters house the last two days, gives me the chance to do baking. With 3 grandchildren in the house (plus a son-in-law that has the baking pans and mixer out on the cabinet when we walk through the door), it is exciting to try new recipes that I have found the last … Continue reading

We have now completed our time here in California and am headed out tomorrow to begin our adventure of traveling and visiting family and friends. We have had such a great time these past 3 years learning our surroundings here in Southern California. The friends we have been blessed with here are so very special … Continue reading