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Taco Soup and Cookies

Something a bit different today.  So much has been shared and said…and I have been blessed.  But my brain, sometimes, feels on overload.  When I need a break, I usually head to the kitchen:)  Cooking for my family is relaxing and comforting.  Not only does it feel “normal” but it gives me a sense of… Read More Taco Soup and Cookies

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Striving for No Regrets

No reserves.  No retreats.  No regrets. I referenced this quote, from William Borden, several years ago in this post.  It is one of my favorite quotes (and one I can actually remember – which is saying something!)  On Tuesday, I posted a bit more about regrets and my desire to learn from..and the move past…my… Read More Striving for No Regrets

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A New Word for 2020

Welcome, 2020!!  I love beginnings.  The beginning of a new week (yes..Mondays!).  The beginning of a new project, a new chapter, a new season, a new month or even a new series.  The beginning of a new day is the absolute best:)  I am a lover of mornings!!  The expectancy that comes with the new… Read More A New Word for 2020

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My Earliest Memory

It seems a bit paradoxical…but as the years accumulate, along with their life experiences and memories…well, the less I can remember.  All the memories I would have if I simply could remember them all!  Or even most.  But for every fresh memory made, I seem to lose one.  Or two. But I still can vividly… Read More My Earliest Memory

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Oreo Delightfulness

Just a quick recipe….something to tempt you to get in the kitchen.  Even if the temps hover around triple digits.  This one comes together super quickly, does not require the oven and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.  (I tested this past weekend!)  It is for Oreo Delight – which can be found at numerous different sites… Read More Oreo Delightfulness

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A Pinky Promise Friend

“Do you pinky swear?”  And with the locking of their two littlest fingers, two young friends make a solemn vow.  A promise – to hold a secret close.  A promise of trust.  This pledge between friends apparently has been around since the turn of the century and is popular in countries and cultures around the… Read More A Pinky Promise Friend