Monthly Archives: February 2012

Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts~


One hundred years ago, one lone woman, Juliette Gordon Low, who wanted to make a difference in the world for girls, founded the Girl Scouts organization. I grew up as a member from Brownie through Senior Scout and ended with … Continue reading

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South Carolina State Champions!


Where have I been? Not cooking, that’s for sure. Too much going on, one of which is cheering for the Cross Athletic Lady Knights from North Georgia playing in the South Carolina State Open Tournament for Homeshoolers. Our JV Girls’ … Continue reading

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Guest Recipe: Holiday Ham


Another fellow member  of a website community (Social Media Examiner) I’ve met offers his famous ham recipe. Warren Veach is one of the co-founders of HealthCare On Call, a Texas-based company focused on bringing convenient and affordable healthcare solutions within reach of the American … Continue reading

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A Special Photo Op: Girls at Tea


On a fun Sunday afternoon, I staged a tea party with my daughter and two friends to do a photo shoot. The pictures were used for a slide show presentation I was doing about tea etiquette. We took pictures of … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #19: Lasagna


Found some more browned ground beef from the prepping the pantry day hiding in the freezer. Having that on hand made putting the lasagna together so much easier. All the cooking I had to do was boil the noodles. Then … Continue reading

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Guest Recipe: Ants Climbing A Tree


I am a member of a social media community, Social Media Examiner, and one of my fellow club members is Joan Muschamp (Fagnani).  LemonZest Marketing LLC is her company.  Joan is a long time marketing pro, specializing in content strategy … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #18: Lady Finger Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce


Still lingering around are large packages of lady fingers from when I had planned to make tiramisu. Also, hiding in the pantry was a food service size package of sugar-free cheesecake mix. Just a bit of cool whip was found … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #17: Homemade Pizza


With a homemade whole wheat pizza crust recipe (from my sister, Krisan), I had plenty to top it off with. ….like the last of the browned ground beef from the freezer from Pantry Prepping Day. I also got some “stow bot” … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #16: Whole Wheat Gnocchi


Tonight’s invention WILL be shared but not recommended. If anyone out there can “fix” this dish, please share. Well, to be honest it was voted 2 for and 1 against. I had bought some whole wheat gnocchi with sweet potato … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #15: Quinoa and Black Beans


Cover dish night at church. What to take, what to take? Ah, the package of quinoa I picked up at the grocery store a while back. I usually sauteed some squash but didn’t have those. But I did have half … Continue reading

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