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Happy 6th Birthday, Oscar

Happy 6th Birthday, Oscar

Happy Birthday to my little fur baby! I don't know about any of you, but my furbabies mean the world to me. They are just like my children and my life would be totally different without them in it. Today we celebrated Oscar's 6th birthday. He had a vet appointment on the sixteenth to get his twelve month heartworm shot and he had gained 2...

Southern Chicken n’ Dumplins

Southern Chicken n’ Dumplins

A couple post back I shared with you about a pastry that I baked that I learned from my Mom which used egg whites for the filling and I told you I would let you know what I done with all of those egg yolks.  I made dumplins!  In the south we call em' dumplins, not dumplings; or at least that's what my family called them. One time when my Mom...

A Snowy Day in January

A Snowy Day in January

Yesterday was a great day for snow! When I first moved to Nashville back in December 2009 there were many people who told me it didn't snow here, but that first January we received quite a bit of snow. Much more than I have seen here since. I think God knew that I needed to see snow at this juncture of my move here to help solidify the reasons...

Black-eyed Peas on New Years

Black-eyed Peas on New Years

Growing up New Years day always had a tradition of Momma cooking black-eyed peas, cornbread and fried chicken. The black-eyed peas were a must and she always put a dime in them and whoever got the dime was said to have good luck throughout the year. I don't know that any of us that got the dime had better luck than the rest of the family, but...