• Roasted Veggies

    February 16, 2015Danita

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again….I find it very hard to eat healthy.  I’m not even gonna lie, I don’t really enjoy it. I’d much rather have a big chunk of meat smothered in gravy or something fried with a homemade biscuit slathered in butter than a piece of grilled chicken and some bland…

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  • New Year’s Day Black Eyed Peas

    December 31, 2014Danita

    Different countries around the world have traditional foods that are eaten on New Year’s Day, usually believed to bring good luck and prosperity for the New Year.   China, Japan and other Asian countries eat long noodles.  Cuba, Spain and Portugal enjoy pork.  In the Philippines and Europe round fruits.  In Turkey it’s the pomegranate….and…

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  • Time Saving Tuesday – Microwave Corn on the Cob

    July 8, 2014Danita

    Crock Pot Baked Potatoes were my best “discovery” of 2013 (thanks again to my friend RaShell!), and Microwave Corn on the Cob may be that for 2014!  How has it taken me so long to learn this? This “tip” came from an elderly lady, who we don’t know, that happened to be purchasing corn at…

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  • Cucumber Tomato Salad

    August 28, 2013Danita

    There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than vegetables fresh from the garden! A few days ago, our breakfast conversation turned to the subject of vegetable gardens.  My husband and I were explaining to our children that our grandparents ALWAYS had a large garden.  They lived in the country so they had room…

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