Why Is Joe Sloppy?

The Story:   Happy National Sloppy Joe Day!  In Wednesday’s blog I took a tiny walk down memory lane from elementary school days and in particular Friday’s “fun food” options.  Last week when I decided to bring Sloppy Joe to our dining table, I had no idea that today, Sunday, March 18 was a dayRead More

Cafeteria Memories

Unlike Cas, I attended a very small elementary school.  There were probably 200 kids in the whole 1-6 give or take a few.  I have many fond memories of elementary school days.  Some of my favorite teachers come from those times and a few set me on the creative path I am now living.  IRead More

How Does Your Party Stack Up?

The Story:   Today tens of millions, will congregate in front of big screens to watch the 52nd Super Bowl game with New England Patriot’s facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tom Brady will have a shot at yet another Super Bowl ring.  Pretty soon the guy will have one for each finger on bothRead More

Jellied Cranberry Sauce – Don’t Get Bogged Down

The Story: We are a week away from my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving.  Growing up I couldn’t wait to get Thanksgiving over so we could head straight for the sparkle of Christmas.  Don’t get me wrong, I still love the sparkle of Christmas, just ask Cas, but over the past ten years or so Thanksgiving hasRead More

A Field of Onions

The Story: Growing up in southeast Mississippi, a common occurrence in early spring was the planting of the garden. My Dad, whom everyone called Pete, had the biggest green thumb around. If someone’s harvest didn’t produce as well or much, people came over to find if he had any for sell. He usually did andRead More