It is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Scratch That. Now that I have had a little coffee, I suddenly became inspired. It really is the most wonderful time of the year – we are hitting the FALL season. Normally, I would be spending each and every weekend attending festivals: The winery’s grape stomp & harvest festival, the peanut festival, the historic fair,Continue reading “It is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”

Cilka’s Journey

I finally finished, “Cilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris, earlier this weekend. It was the continuation of the story from the Tattooist of Auschwitz which you can read about HERE. One of the main character’s from the first book was a Slovakian woman by the name of Cilka. You immediately are drawn to Cilka’s bravery inContinue reading “Cilka’s Journey”

Low Carb Cubed Steak & Gravy

Low Carb Cubed Steak with Gravy Package of cubed steak (about 6 – 8) 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp ground pepper 2 large eggs 1 c powdered Parm Cheese 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 cup butter Gravy 1 tbsp butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 block creamContinue reading “Low Carb Cubed Steak & Gravy”

Trolling Your Friends

Why would anyone want to be friends with someone who constantly trolls your social media posts? That’s the question of the day. It all started with this photo: Innocent enough, right? I happened to mention I was eating a low-carb lunch and watching Frozen 2 and cuddling my German Shepherd, when someone I know decidedContinue reading “Trolling Your Friends”

Things I Have Learned About German Shepherds

I have always had a thing for German Shepherds. Though I loved my Siberian Husky, and yes, Nanook and the Huskies are one of my favorite breeds, GSDs (as they are called) are most certainly at the top of my breed list for best dogs EVER! Back in April, when the pandemic started, my husbandContinue reading “Things I Have Learned About German Shepherds”

Great Reading and Good Eating

One of the newest things Tim and I are doing at home is turning off the TV by 7pm. It’s a new concept for us. We have, for the past 4 years, been escaping into random reality series and binge watching shows on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. We realized so many things weren’t gettingContinue reading “Great Reading and Good Eating”

Drop It Like It is Hot & Other Recipes

You guys!!!! I have so much to share with you today. Including some delicious recipes to help you have a morning that you start off with “Hey Guys!!!” I am down 17.6 pounds. That point six may not seem like a lot, but I am getting closer and closer to being down 20 pounds! HowContinue reading “Drop It Like It is Hot & Other Recipes”

Ribbons of Scarlet

This past weekend, I happened to finish an extraordinary book titled, “Ribbons of Scarlet” A Novel of the French Revolution’s Women by Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and the forward by Allison Pataki. I first discovered Stephanie Dray when I read America’s First Daughter, a fantastic biographical, historicalContinue reading “Ribbons of Scarlet”

Rona Killing Football Dreams

Thanks, Rona. Apparently, 2020 has been cancelled. It is official. This morning, when I came into work, our Guest Services Coordinator stopped me to tell me about what was happening with college football. By the look in his eyes, I knew Southern culture would never be the same again. I am curious how this footballContinue reading “Rona Killing Football Dreams”