Monthly Archives: December 2011

Woooosh. I feel like the holidays have just flown by…especially since we compacted our holidays big time: yesterday was our Christmas and now all of a sudden it is New Year’s Eve! I took off 3 days from work to … Continue reading

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a little bit of chicken fried

Fried chicken: the quintessential southern food.┬áJust like the Zac Brown Band sings… “You know I like my chicken fried A cold beer on a Friday night A pair of jeans that fit just right And the radio up.” I didn’t … Continue reading

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tuna:a deux

Since during work I don’t usually have any time to eat more than bites here and there, I do everything I can to cram as much protein and veggies between two pieces of wheat bread or rolled up in a … Continue reading

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gingerbread

I tried to be all festive and wanted to make gingerbread cookies. I remember making gingerbread men and women Christmas ornaments, but I don’t remember exactly if they were really gingerbread or if we just used the cookie cutters. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Christmas mix

Around this house, we don’t believe in a shortage of sugary Christmas treats. And when I say “around this house,” I literally mean, in every corner, on every table top there is a candy dish, bag of bread, jar of … Continue reading

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Dutch-honey butter

I did quite a bit of cooking today, or at least it felt like I did. So be prepared for some Christmas treats to pop up here. Just a forewarning: nothing is healthy. Unless butter, sugar, chocolate, candy, or cream … Continue reading

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an engagement

Last Saturday we had a really special even take place in our backyard: an engagement! It was pouring rain and the couple came inside soaked, but very happy, of course. My mom made 2 celebration cakes for the group of … Continue reading

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