Menu Plan Monday

Please join me in the kitchen for Menu Plan Monday!  It’s a three-day cooking week here because of the holiday, so I thought it would be a good time to start.  It strikes me as a bit humorous that I would do this, because I don’t enjoy cooking, but with a family of five, it’s […]

The Thanksgiving Table Tradition

Several years ago, my mom started the Thanksgiving table tradition with my sisters and me.  She gave each of us pilgrim boy and girl figurines, and a table (actually the bottom of a Velveeta box, upside down).  She made a tablecloth for the table and gave us each a food miniature.  Each year, she gives […]

Sarah Palin to the Rescue

Here’s an unpopular opinion:  I love Sarah Palin. From the time I first heard about her in early 2008, I thought she sounded like a breath of fresh air.  At that time, seeing that the primaries were trending away from any candidate I favored, I learned about Alaska’s conservative governor.  Her beliefs sounded very similar […]