Feeling down? Try these cookies!

My husband has worked away from home for the past 28 years so we are used to it but still after his work shift is over which is 2 weeks now, I am ready for him to be home.  It’s funny you know, sometimes people say “what I wouldn’t give to have my husband work…

Good Friends

I consider myself one of the lucky ones, how many of us can say that they have friends from elementary and middle school still to this day?  Friends for over 40 years, how lucky am I?  When I look back on my life, I have some very long term friendships, 40 years, 30 years, 25…

Ribs, Ribs, Ribs

Ribs, Ribs, Ribs, beautiful ribs Well, last night I got to cooking us some ribs!  I’ve been looking for a good recipe and trying various ones then I remembered that my sister in law makes some wicked ribs!  I have tried in the past to squeeze the recipe out of her but to no avail…….finally,…

Surprise Wedding

Something pretty darn great happened last spring and I don’t know too many people who can say this, but we had a surprise wedding!  My daughter, who has always kept us on our toes has 4 beautiful children and the love of her life is a man of few words, he is quiet, reserved and…

What’s for dinner??

Sheesh……….it seems like you just finish with dinner on Monday and you are already thinking about what to have on Tuesday, seems like a never ending cycle! I’ll tell you one thing, Pinterest is my bff in the kitchen!  My family has never eaten so good!  I’m happy to report that I have had more…

My Oily Journey

We are getting oily over here, and by oily,  I mean Essential Oils!  We are using these babies for everything.  I originally started using essential oils just to diffuse for their lovely smell, however since then I learned they are so much more valuable than that! After researching essential oils, we now use them daily…

Jan 11 and why its so special

Jan 11 will always hold a special place in our hearts as it is the birthday of an amazing man – my children’s grandfather, my husband’s father and my father in law.  “Poppa” or Pop, as everyone called him lost his battle with cancer on July 25th more than 10 years ago, but because it…