10,000 Followers

Wow you are all awesome!!! I am so excited to have this many wonderful people take an interest in cooking. It is easy to eat out, stop at a drive thru or order pizza. Eating out almost always is unhealthy processed food and expensive. I am not one of the professional food bloggers. I take all of my pictures with […]

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My First Guest Post

  Today I am humbled to share with you that I was a guest with Barbara Strickland on her blog called Amorina Rose’s Blog. This is a first for me as I am usually a private person. So if you want to learn a little more about me click the box below to read Barbs blog. Barb is such a […]

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Homemade Brown Sugar

Why on Earth do they charge so much for brown sugar? When you see how cheap & easy it is to make you will wonder why you ever bought it in the first place! Do you know what turns the sugar brown…..molasses! I bought a jar of molasses at the Dollar Tree for…..$1.00. I will probably be able to make […]

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Non-Stick Pan Coating

Don’t ever buy spray cooking oil again! Three simple ingredients is all it takes to make this fabulous Non-Stick Pan Coating and it lasts for months. It is made with the same ingredients you would normally use to bake with. When I first started baking I would grease my pans and then dust them with flour, always making a mess! […]

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Ripen Tomatoes Off The Vine

There is nothing better than a delicious tomato that is full of flavor picked right off the vine right? Wrong, there is another way. Did you know that once a tomato starts to blush it can be picked off the vine and brought into the house to finish turning red on the counter? That way the bugs and weather can’t ruin […]

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It’s a Surprise Party!

How can I be so blessed to have the best family and friends in the world? They took time out of their busy schedule to celebrate this special time in my new life. Yes they pulled it off (barely) and surprised me at a local restaurant with a party.   My beautiful daughter put this party together in just about […]

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Retirement

This is it…..my last day of work today and then I will be retired!!!!! I have spent a lot of time taking my clients to see this view of our bay and now I can enjoy it with my husband! My husband doesn’t retire for 5 more years (I am retiring early) but now we will have time to have […]

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How to Freeze Blueberries

My homegrown Blueberries are booming again this year. I am picking almost a gallon of berries every 2 days! It takes me almost a half hour daily to pick Blueberries from just two bushes that are over 25 years old. Every year I say this must be the last year but they are like the Energizer Bunny and keep growing […]

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