As long as I can remember, the first appearance of pumpkins in the grocery stores in the fall, always makes me giddy. They herald my favorite season and you just can’t look at a pumpkin and be unhappy.
Once upon a time, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays. As kids, growing up in Small Town America, we gleefully anticipated that one day of the year when we could beg and receive candy without guilt.
I just got home from the Mississippi State – Kentucky football game. Actually, I floated home , accompanied by a cacophany of cowbells and Rebel Yells ( Oh was that coming from me?).
MSU won, and the “Sound of Music” could not have been sweeter.
It was a big win for us and I was fantasizing about Dan Mullen (MSU’s head coach and my new hero) and the bowl games we might be invited to attend.
With all the bad news filtering down all around us, it is tempting to pull the covers back over our heads and postpone facing the new day. Continue reading
I personally NEVER buy pre-made salad dressings from the store anymore. It’s just so easy and inexpensive to make your own “healthier” version.
Almost all store-bought salad dressings contain fairly large amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
We know that olive oil is healthier, but when it comes to store-bought dressings… Even salad dressings that claim to be "made with olive oil" on the FRONT label are deceptive, because if you read the ingredients on the BACK