Monthly Archives: November 2010

Staci’s Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

Don’t these just SOUND like Christmas?  I gotta say: I’ve been working hard to get my mindset to change.  I’ve been stuck in the mindset of eating.  Constantly. I’ve been gradually making progress, but it all went to h-e-eck-eck last … Continue reading

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What Mommy Made

I went to visit my mom two days ago.  Know what she was doing? Making turtle pancakes! She didn’t have a squirt bottle to use, so she just put her batter into a ziploc bag and nipped the end ever … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Pie

My Dad grew a bunch of butternut squash, and I LOVE butternut squash.  I wanted to grow some, but I couldn’t find any seeds or plants.  Thankfully, I’ve struck a deal with Dad.  He’ll let me go pick squarsh at … Continue reading

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Wheat Bread as a Comfort Food

I have a big, white three-ring binder full of sheet protectors and recipes.  I can’t live without it, and I ain’t kiddin’.  Last week, I misplaced it and I dang near had a conniption.  My husband almost did too because … Continue reading

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Gingersnaps

There’s a really ridiculous part of me today that wants to call these ginger-o-snaps.  But I won’t. These are my mom’s gingersnaps and there is NO GINGERSNAP that surpasses them.  When I moved away to college, I raided my mom’s … Continue reading

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Caramel Apples from Euphoria

I follow a website called howdoesshe.com It’s full of great information, and when I saw their post about caramel apples, I decided to make some the night before Halloween.  Let me preface this post by saying this: I hate caramel … Continue reading

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Best Ever Hot Cocoa Mix

One day in the spring of 2004, my boyfriend took me by the hand and took off running.  I fumbled behind and had no idea what was going on -mostly because it was raining so hard I couldn’t see a … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

In other words, I’m getting fat.  And you can’t even see the baked pumpkin off to the side. But this soup, friends, is worth getting fat over.  Besides, it’s getting cold.  It’s time to put on some natural insulation. A … Continue reading

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