Mini, regular and mega. Just for fun, I made these muffins in three different sizes. I modified the Weight Watchers recipe Banana-Coconut-Oat muffins from the “I ❤ Leftovers" cookbook. I essentially omitted the coconut and added apples and walnuts. I also added cinnamon and vanilla extract; the original recipe was a bit bland. Also, if… Read More Banana-Apple-Oat muffins
All over town leaves are dropping and branches are sticking out their bare elbows. Seeing the magnificent change of season expressed in multi-colored foliage has been the most unexpected present during this time in my life. There are many, many stunning trees in the Upstate but my favorite tree is found in my own backyard.… Read More Party (tree) in the backyard
One Sunday in October, hubby and I decided to take an afternoon ride in his Camaro, which I’ve named “The Red Lady”. You’ll see her (and him) a little better later in this story but let me just tell you now, they’re both gorgeous! (big smile) We heard from the internet install-guy that we lived… Read More Ride to the top of Sassafras Mountain, SC
Thanks to my dear friend Chasity, my number is 12… And here are 12 things most may not know about me. 1. I am the oldest of 17 kids. 2. I write a blog and have 45 followers. When I get to 50 followers I am treating myself and the blog to its own domain… Read More My Number is 12
By tomorrow morning, I’ll be surprised if there are any leaves left on the trees. The fallen leaves crunch and rustle across our back porch as this first arctic front moves it way down into our neck of the woods. Temps are currently in the mid-40s and are dropping. Twenty-seven degrees Fahrenheit is the predicted… Read More C’mon, Winter!
I was craving stroganoff, a chicken casserole and stuffing – at the same time! – so I came up with this recipe, modifying about three different full-fat recipes in The Sea Island cookbook. Here’s what you need: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 ribs celery, chopped 1/2 Vidalia onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely minced… Read More Easy Cream Chicken
These two dogs are both family members. The furry kind. SugarPie’s the white Jack Russell-Rat Terrier mix – a jackrat for short. Zoe is the little chihuahua mix. Both stole my husband’s heart. I brought them to our marriage and they’re our little buddies. They’re also spoiled by their “grandparents”. Morning and evening walks are… Read More Meet our two babydawgs