Archive for February 2012

And The Surprise Oscar News Is….

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 27, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Just kidding. I don’t really have any earth shattering Oscar news, although I did hang in there to the bitter end.  If I do not suffer a good strong urge to slap Angelina Jolie across the face every 6 months or so then something  is just not right with my... more

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Rigatoni con Pepperoni

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 26, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized


From my brother Rick: This is true ‘common-people’ Italian food. Its not fancy, inexpensive to make, quick and is a common lunch/dinner dish in many eateries frequented by local workers in Italy. If you like pepperoni on your pizza….your going to love this pasta dish. When our mother first came... more

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An Easter Season

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 23, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

I never asked my Mother to name her favorite holiday but I suspect she would have told me that it was Easter, hands down.  The woman loved everything Easter. I have a gorgeous hand painted Easter Egg collection that she started for me the first year that I was married.... more

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And The Winner Is….

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 19, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

My cookbook contest has come to end and I want you to know that my spouse made sure that it ran fair and square to the bitter end.  I am happy to announce that the winner of Pioneer Woman’s new cookbook “Food From My Frontier” is Anna! Anna is a... more

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Cookbook Giveaway!

By: | 19 Comments | On: February 15, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Anyone who has surfed my website or read my blogs surely knows by now that I am a huge fan of The Pioneer Woman, aka Ree Drummond.  And just in case you haven’t noticed (or you just arrived from Planet Mars), she has a new show on The Food Network... more

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My Valentine

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 14, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Yes, it is February 14th and love is all around. It’s fallen on a Tuesday this year and that seems kind of weird to me. Valentine’s Day and Tuesday just don’t go together for some reason.  But it is what it is and when I woke up this morning and... more

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A Challenging Week

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 12, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

I occasionally experience a week that I would prefer to erase from my very limited memory bank.  The past week was definitely one of those because I am, apparently, one of 30,000,000 people who suffer from migraine headaches.  I recently learned these statistics and I have to admit that I... more

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A Bountiful Weekend

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 5, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Today is Sunday and, so far, the weekend has been full of family, food and forgetfulness.  I’ve decided that I will expect forgetfulness to creep into my life on a daily basis. No, on second thought, I will count on it. I escaped from work early on Friday so that... more

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And I Want To Thank…..

By: | 7 Comments | On: February 4, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Last week was quite exciting for an up and coming food blogger like myself. Imagine my surprise when I received not one, not two but three Liebster Blog Awards from my fellow foodies.  Liebster is German and it translates to “favorite”, meaning that someone else out there thinks my little... more

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