Hippity Hoppity Happy Easter! Happy Birthday!

Can you believe it’s the middle of April?! Time has gotten away from me and I am much delayed in posting this blog. It seems like just last weekend we celebrated Easter and my mothers birthday. Realistically, it’s been 2 weeks! So…without further delay, hippity, hoppity, happy Easter, happy birthday, Mom! As is birthday tradition,…

National Pizza Day

What Goes with a lazy Friday night at home? Pizza! Homemade Low Carb Pizza! Y’all,I came across this recipe a few weeks ago. Tried it and LOVED it! I’ve been dreaming about it ever sense! When you haven’t had pizza in almost 8 months, you crave it, dream about it, and search until you find…

Florida Ice Day ~ 2018

Happy New Year from North Florida, where today we had our first experience, in many years, with freezing temperatures.  The pine trees hung with beautiful icicles throughout the day.  As the sun peaked out, late in the afternoon, the glistening reflection allowed us a peak into a seldom seen beauty of nature. With a few…

Friday Night Fried Steak

It has been a while since I’ve written a blog. Since this is a cooking blog, there’s only one reason that it has been so long. I haven’t been cooking… Do you ever have times that life is so busy and overwhelming that the easiest thing to do is grab take out, fix a sandwich,…

Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner

After the first week of getting back to a semi-normal routine, after North Florida was impacted by Hurricane Irma, our schedule has been triple booked.  Therefore requiring quick and easy dinners.  This meal was on the table in 20 minutes. Since it was so quick and easy, I didn’t get any pictures of the steps,…

Welcome September!

With Septemebr’s arrival I begin dreaming of Fall.  Our home decor now includes pumpkins, apples, acorns, and pine cones. Rust, orange, brown, and gold tones, with a hint of sparkle, adding to our everyday life has we look forward to  Fall. When I think of Fall, a few things come to mind: Cooler temperatures  Pumpkins …

Low Carb Comfort Food

Happy Friday!  Do you ever have a week where challenges and frustrations are lurking around every corner?  Well, unfortunately that has been the case this week.  Times like this is when some good ole comfort food is what we crave.  But, when one has removed pasta, potatoes, and bread from their diet, it presents another…

30 Minute, Home Cooked, Southern Meal

Hello, Blog Followers!  It has been too long since we have chatted, and too long since I have been in my kitchen.   The 3 of us just returned from a week at church youth camp. The food was good, but it wasn’t the same as a home cooked meal. No soccer training this week,…

Mountain Cookin’, cont’d (part 2)

Happy 4th of July weekend, from North Florida!  It has been an unusally rainy month, here in North Florida.  Not sure there will be many successful 4th of July cookouts, unless we time it just right.  But, for our family, that’s ok, because I have ribs and chicken wings in the freezer!  We’ll go to…

Cooking Palooza, Day 2

Day 2 of prepping and cooking for the freezer was a huge success.  It began about 8:00 a.m., with ground venison and ground chicken browning, chicken cooking in the crockpot, to be shredded, and potatoes baking in the microwave, for twice baked potatoes. Once the venison and ground chicken are browned, they will be used…

Cooking Palooza

School is almost out for the Summer!  With that comes the need for quick fix meals.  While many are on the river, or at the beach, I’m taking advantage of a 3 day weekend to prep and stock our very empty and neglected freezer.  Week day Summer lunches, quick evening dinners, and a few treats for…

Mountain Cookin’, cont’d

Hey!, from hot and muggy, North Florida!  Where do I begin?  It has been an action packed month.  I’ve had this blog on my mind for several of those weeks, essentially writing, and re-writing it in my head.  Finally, I’ve taken the time to stop, sit down, and click it out. If you remember in my…