Mississippi Roast is the latest internet sensation recipe making the rounds. The recipe cooks a chuck roast in a slow…Read More →
Living Large: Book Review
One of the blogs I follow is Living Large in Our Little House by Kerri Fivecoat Campbell. Kerri and her husband their six dogs (yes, you read that right) live in a tiny house in the woods by a lake in Arkansas. She also has a separate writing studio/guesthouse. When I was a little girl, … Read more
Have You Tried… Air Fryers?
I got an air fryer for Christmas. I’d heard about these oil-less deep fryers but couldn’t believe they worked. I’ve used mine several times now and am sold on it. Before I got my air fryer I had a fry daddy kind of machine I used on those rare occasions when I deep fried things – … Read more
Airport Shopping: Yea or Nay?
Frommers just published a guide to the best duty free shopping at airports. I am not a duty free shopper since I am generally not looking for booze or expensive jewelry or handbags, however, I’ve been known to browse at the airport, duty free or not. And if I have a layover, I will most … Read more
Have You Tried…OXO Good Grips Greensaver Produce Keeper
For many years I have struggled with a deep dark secret. The stuff in my fruit and veggie drawers in my fridge rot. No matter how hard I work to use it all up, stay on top of it and clean it out, I invariably end up with something rotten in one of those drawers. … Read more
Scratch Mississippi Roast in a Dutch Oven
Mississippi Roast is the latest internet sensation recipe making the rounds. The recipe cooks a chuck roast in a slow cooker with a packet of ranch dressing mix, a packet of gravy mix, butter and pepperoncinis. It’s touted as being easy and fabulous. I was dying to try it but I don’t have a slow … Read more
On our recent trip to Asia we stayed exclusively at Ritz Carlton properties, which provided an excellent point of comparison…Read More →
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If you’re making corned beef today, you need this recipe for your leftovers tomorrow! It’s tradition to make corned beef…Read More →
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Frommers just published a guide to the best duty free shopping at airports. I am not a duty free shopper…Read More →
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Half the world read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo before I got around to it. I might…Read More →
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I’m excited to announce the release of my new ebook, The Original Muffin Tin Cookbook! Several years ago, I wrote…Read More →
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Home and Decorating
I have been like an expectant mother and it has taken almost exactly nine months, but at long last our…Read More →
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There are quite a few things I look to buy when traveling, but an item that I often recommend to…Read More →
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I got an air fryer for Christmas. I’d heard about these oil-less deep fryers but couldn’t believe they worked. I’ve…Read More →
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Every year I share pics of my gardening successes. We planted a lot of bulbs in the fall (and by…Read More →
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Sometimes it is astounding how one small oversight can simply snowball. When we had our above ground pool opened at…Read More →
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