So the New Year is here…

and I have been enjoying my holiday food and especially all of the wonderful recipes from The Pioneer Woman.  She makes delicious food, but unfortunately, neither my husband nor I expend the calories that a cattle rancher does. So I’ve spent today trying to...

Question of the day

How much is 5 cubic feet worth? According to the price difference between two different all-refrigerators, $5,500. Really? We’re remodeling our kitchen and I wanted to replace two side-by-side refrigerators and a full-size freezer with an all-freezer and an...

Holiday Meal Planning

Here’s my plan (along with recipes) for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Can’t wait! Christmas Eve Dinner Fajitas (Our traditional Christmas Eve Fare)  Nachos Soda Pumpkin Pie (Brian’s Request) Christmas Morning Peach Almond French Toast (recipe...

Making Them Beautiful Again

For years, my mom has been giving me Wallace’s Sterling Silver Sleigh Bells as my Christmas ornament. I think I have close to 20 of them now. Every year when we get out our Christmas decorations, I unpack these with dread. I know they’ll be tarnished and...