• Chocolate Crackle Cookies….The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013

    December 11, 2013Danita

    The long awaited day is finally here! Back in October, someone shared “The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap” button on Facebook. When I checked it out, it sounded like a great opportunity and lots of fun; after all, what’s not to love about sending and receiving three dozen cookies in the mail? My middle daughter…

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  • No-Bake Cookies

    December 10, 2013Danita

    We were “iced” in for almost four days and I must say…I really enjoyed the time at home. Now that it has gotten cold (it was almost 80 degrees here the day before it started to ice) we are “officially” in the Christmas spirit. While we’ve been home we have watched Christmas movies, decorated the…

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  • Texas Snow Day

    December 9, 2013Danita

    If you’ve been watching the weather, or you live in Texas, you know….it got cold AND we got ICE…and all before Christmas!  Winter weather is rare here anytime, but before Christmas is almost unheard of. Gotta love that “Global Warming”, right? Anyway, we’re on our second day of below freezing temperatures and tomorrow isn’t looking…

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  • Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie

    December 2, 2013Danita

    We have many traditions that are very important to our family. Some of these have come from my husband’s side of the family, some from mine and some we’ve established on our own. Probably, my husband’s most loved is our “pie” tradition. This one is relatively new for us as it started only after we…

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  • Pecan Pie

    November 28, 2013Danita

    Pecan Pie – A Southern Thanksgiving Tradition Pecan Pie brings back wonderful memories for me.  The most wonderful being memories of my grandmother.  She was a wonderful woman who had much influence in my life, including passing along to me her love of cooking.   I spent much of my childhood in her kitchen.. That’s…

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