“Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.” ~ Tom Robbins We were soldiers once and young, the hubs and I. Back in those good old days we use to go to a fellow…

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Sunday Morning Coffee Cake


How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward. ~ Spanish Proverb To me, Sunday has its own feel.  It is both part of the weekend and the 1st day of the new week.  The first day!  Sunday is for whatever, a day without plans.  The celebrations of Friday and Saturday are over…

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Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Whipped Cream


  “There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Could Tolstoy have been thinking about cake when he made this remark?  Probably not, right.  But, I think Angel Food Cake is an example of greatness found in simplicity and goodness.  I love watching these modest ingredients morph into something so…

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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Being cautious by nature, it took a conscious decision to allow myself to be open to new things. Becoming satisfied with what we have always known and had makes risking something new seem superfluous and unnecessary….

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Easy Pita Chips


“You got one guy going boom, one guy going whack, and one guy not getting in the endzone.” ~ John Madden Are you a football fan? We are at this house. I grew up during a time there was only 3 channels on the television and we (my brothers and sister) were the remote control….

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