Month: May 2013

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Banana Rhubarb Bread

I was at my mom and dad’s house the other day for dinner. (They must have read my blog from my previous post about how I missed eating dinner with them. Thanks Mom!) My mom had made delicious lasagna and rhubarb crumble for dessert. As I was leaving with a full belly in tote my ...

Hot Pretzels

Jon and I are going to be spending Memorial Day weekend at his family cottage with some great friends. Plus Jon’s Birthday is in a few days and one of his favorite snack foods is Hot Pretzels. So tonight I made a double batch so we can snack this week plus have some for the ...

Bad Week

I had a bad week last week. I won’t go into detail but my patience with people was very thin and it was hard to stay to true to myself and be the Christian I want to be.  I was placed in a situation at work that required a lot of patience. Let’s just say ...

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Coconut Lime Cookies

First I want to apologize for the state of my pictures. My lighting in my kitchen was horrible today. I had two under the counter lights go out and no replacement bulbs. Figures. But my husband has been working so hard lately. He is a boat mechanic and being that it is almost summer; his ...

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What I Learned From My Mother.

                  My mother had seven children, which alone speaks volumes. As a mother of two I respect her so much.  How she had the patience for seven children I have no idea.  Even to this day she is fair and loving not to just her children but to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She ...

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Bacon and Broccoli Pasta

Thought I would share one of my go to recipes when I need to cook in a hurry. It might not be the healthiest but it sure is yummy.  My mom would make it with mozzarella cheese but I like it with Monterey Jack cheese. It  melts and sticks to the pasta more than mozzarella ...

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Relay for Life

Last year in June I did my first Relay for Life.  I am forever changed by that walk. I walk for my sister Lillian who has been fighting cancer for almost 15 years. She is such an inspiration for me and my whole family. This is a 24 hour walk. The kick off lap to ...