• Frozen Cookies and Cream Dessert

    October 10, 2013Danita

      Technically it’s Fall, but here it’s warm again, and as long as it’s warm we might as well have ice cream, right? As I was preparing to have our church ladies over, I remembered this dessert. It had been YEARS since I’d made it.  In fact, so many years my children didn’t remember ever…

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  • Meet the Family

    September 24, 2013Danita

    This is US….Meet the Family We are a family of five living in north Texas and as the saying goes here, “We weren’t born in Texas, but we got here as quick as we could”. Meet my best friend.  A wonderful, godly man who leads our family with gentleness, confidence and wisdom.  We have been…

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  • Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

    September 1, 2013Danita

    This week’s first “tried and true” Southern favorite is….Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits! Learning to make biscuits was one of my cooking goals.  I will be right up front….IT TAKES PRACTICE!  I think everyone who makes or has attempted to make biscuits has had the “hockey puck” experience.  You know the one…the biscuits would have a better…

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  • Southern Cornbread

    August 20, 2013Danita

    Cornbread and black-eyed peas are traditional Southern foods.  Today, we might even call “comfort” foods, but growing up in the South, we just called it “dinner” (which was the big meal eaten sometime between noon and two p.m). What exactly is “comfort food”? According to Wikipedia “comfort food” is traditionally eaten food which often provides a nostalgic…

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  • Summer Party Time!

    August 12, 2013Danita

    The Party Food!  This month our oldest daughter, Ashley, turns nineteen! How can that be? Has it really been that long? Yes, somehow it is true. She has grown into an amazing young woman, for which I am very thankful. This last year brought some major milestones, she received her driver’s license, completed high school,…

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