Good-bye 2016, Hello 2017

Well, the last half of 2016 was the beginning of my first “year” of having a website. It has been an exciting learning experience to be sure! As I reflect on the last six months, I want to take a moment and say “Thank You” . First, to my wonderful husband, Rick, for your support and Read More

Merry Christmas! From Lookout Mountain

I love this time of year! The music, the food, the decorations, time with family and friends, time for refection, time for worship, and for remembering the reason for the season. Christ’s birth.   When God came to earth and took on a human form so that He could grow up to die on a cross Read More

Bacon Bakin’

I love bacon! Whether it’s crispy strips with eggs or pancakes for breakfast, crumbled bits in a Chef’s Salad at lunch, or crunchy, chewy chunks in creamed corn with supper. I love bacon!Mmm, Mmm, Mmm.  But, I don’t love the mess that comes with preparing it! Many years ago, my sister, Nancy, who went to cooking school and worked in a restaurant, Read More

Chili Soup?

Yes. You read that right. Chili Soup. It’s a simple, homey soup that is sure to warm you when it’s cold outside! When I got married 38 years ago, I knew I was marrying an awesome man and marrying into a wonderful family. But I had no idea what delicious new recipes came along with them! My Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – Plan Your Pressing

I don’t know about you, but when I start a sewing project, I kind of get into a zone. I find my “groove”, so to speak. I plan the sewing and the pressing, especially when making several of the same blocks. Or, at least, several of the same type of units that make up the blocks. Read More