Halloween Happenings

BOO! today is not only Halloween, but our first grandson, Jaden’s, birthday and one of our daughter-in-laws, Mandy. I love it when the streets are full of children walking around with their parents, going door to door, asking for candy. It just makes life seem so normal, like we should look up and down the … Continue reading

Peter Pumpkin Goes to the Polls

Had lunch with a friend today who is extremely involved with the political scene. She and her husband are now Precinct Reps to the State Republican  Convention and take their jobs very seriously. I was sharing with Peggy today about how I finally went to get my new Texas License so I could vote. She began … Continue reading

Whipped Cream Pecan Pie

This is the first pecan pie recipe that has whipping cream in it. And trust me, it is outstanding. Made it for dinner tonight. My sister-in-law and brother -in-law came over and we all agreed that it was fantastic. A little fluffier than the normal pecan pie, not quite as sweet and simply great. 3 … Continue reading

Positive Joy

Am writing something a little different today, but has been on my heart lately. Last week I heard a preacher on the radio talk about the things we hear day in and day out. Instead of us hearing, “we have a 70% chance of sunshine” we hear, “there is a 30% chance of cloudiness”. Instead … Continue reading

German Chocolate Fudge Pie

We are having some friends over tonight for dinner. When I was thinking about what we would have for dessert, this recipe popped in my mind from many years ago. My sister-in-law at that time, had developed a recipe that we had hoped would be exactly like the fudge pie we always ordered at a … Continue reading

Rice & Lentil Casserole

After scraping the pan this afternoon of the caramel banana pudding that I made for dessert tonight, I thought the least I could do would be to post something healthy to make myself feel like I have not completely gone to the dark side of life…..an all sugar diet.  This is one of the recipes that … Continue reading

Caramelized Banana Pudding

Taken From Southern Living Comfort Food Recipes. Am making this for dinner tomorrow night for dinner. Love the combination of bananas and caramel. 1/2 cup firmly light brown sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 teas ground cinnamon 4 large ripe bananas, sliced 1 cup granulated sugar, divided 1/3 cup four 2 large eggs 2 cups milk … Continue reading

Pumpkin Poppers

I know I posted these last Fall, but I wanted to remind you how good these are. Am taking a platter of them in the morning to a group of ladies who are getting together to cut out blue jeans to make shoes for an organization called Sole Hope. The shoes are used to keep … Continue reading