Life & Family

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 that at those juncture of my move here to help solidify the...

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...

Baking Pastry Like My Momma

Baking Pastry Like My Momma

Yesterday I spent a lot of time baking up some of my favorite desserts and pastries that I want to share with my readers. Baking has always been one of my favorite things. I'm sorry I can't share this family recipe, but I can share how I made this and hope that I can entice you to want to bake something. Maybe something your mother or...

Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

I couldn't think of a better way to finish 2020 off than spending the day baking. Something I didn't do much of in the RV due to space limitations, but now that I am in a big kitchen with a regular oven, I feel like I'm in heaven, so today I baked up quiet a few things. One of them was some chocolate chip cookies. This recipe has been shared...