5 Days Until the Wedding


The minister gave us homework, a small questionnaire for each of us to fill out. Me, being a writer, answered more than he really wanted, so he had to pare down my answers. Ask a writer a question, they'll give you an answer!  He asked us our favorite qualities of our fiance, our favorite memory of … Continue reading 5 Days Until the Wedding

Monday Review: Good Housekeeping Classic Home Cooking


Good Housekeeping Classic Home Cooking: 300 Traditional Recipes for Every Day   From the description: Home cooking never goes out of style—and neither do these dishes, from Southern Fried Chicken to New England Clam Chowder. Good Housekeeping presents the best of traditional American cuisine in one big, beautiful book, complete with delectable photos and the history of … Continue reading Monday Review: Good Housekeeping Classic Home Cooking

Monday Book Review: Easy Everyday Low Carb Cookbook


Easy Everyday Low Carb Cookbook  by Better Homes and Gardens (Author), Kristi Thomas (Editor) From the Back Cover: Carb Counters Rejoice! Finally a cookbook for tasty, hassle-free low-carb recipes that simplifies meal planning! Choose from full-day meal plans--for every day of the month! Each daily menu provides carbohydrate levels for 45, 60, 80 and 100 grams. Best of all, Easy … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Easy Everyday Low Carb Cookbook

First Friday Free Recipe Recap


The First Friday Free Recipe post has been going on for almost a year now and it's become a popular post with readers. The recipes are from my first cookbook, "Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0" and came from all sections of the cookbook, from Starters to Main courses and then side dishes. Some were more popular … Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe Recap

First Friday Free Recipe: White Spinach Salad


This month's recipe from "Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0" is White Spinach Salad. Sometimes during these hot summer months when the heat is just too much to stand over a hot range, steaming your face in an already humid environment, you want something light, refreshing and easy to serve. Salads are a great summer lunch or … Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: White Spinach Salad

Monday Book Review: The Little Guides Low-Carb


Low-carb (The Little Guides) courtesy of Amazon.com From the inside flap: A low-carbohydrate diet is  designed to help you reduce weight without going hungry. By reducing your total carbohydrate intake and increasing your consumption of protein, the body stores fat less readily and burns it more quickly. Best of all, protein-rich foods tend to be more … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Little Guides Low-Carb

Monday Book Review: The Little Guides Soups


The Little Guides Soups by Janine Flew From the Amazon Description and book back: Overview Soups and stews are family favorites- nutritious, delicious, and easy to prepare. Whether you're looking for a satisfying one-bowl meal, a delicate consommé, a simple supper, or an elegant chilled soup, you'll find something to tempt you in this book. … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Little Guides Soups

Monday Book Review: The Recipe Deck: Quick & Easy


The Recipe Deck: Quick & Easy by Fog City Press From the back of the box: Portable: Designed to take shopping in your pocket, purse or briefcase. Durable: Beautifully printed on sturdy paper with a wipe-clean surface. Convenient: Includes a Contents card to help you pick the perfect recipe.   My Take: This recipe box of … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Recipe Deck: Quick & Easy

Monday Book Review: Mmmm…Soup


Picture: http://www.amazon.com/Mmmm-Soups/dp/1445427974/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1366649059&sr=8-1&keywords=mmmm...Soup Sale: http://www.amazon.com/Mmmm-Delicious-recipes-unable-resist/dp/1445424460/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1366649059&sr=8-2&keywords=mmmm...Soup From the inside cover: This book is packed with recipes for all tastes and occasions--from light and refreshing soups to thick, creamy, and warming meals in a bowl. You will find many classic favorites, such as Leek & Potato Soup and Minestrone, along with more contemporary recipes, such as Taco Soup and Spicy … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Mmmm…Soup

Healthy Thursday: Live Salt-Free!


Salt has been used since early times as a preservative, flavoring as well as 13,998 uses. In time, Man developed heart disease and associated diseases from overuse of this wonderful flavoring. So health professionals have told Man and Woman to cut all sodium out of their diet, lest they have heart attacks, hardening of the … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Live Salt-Free!