December 26: Candy Cane Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 213 When I was a dumb little kid, my grandparents gave me a Pretzel Jetzel for Christmas. I loved it and it has remained one of my favorite Christmas gifts of all time. It may have been my first cooking gadget. I … Continue reading Candy Canes, Pretzel Makers, Cotton Candy Machines!
November 28: French Toast Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 146 I just love Emily. Do you want to know why? Emily made Banana Foster French Toast for her family the morning after she drove home to Chicago from Oklahoma with five children and one iPad. And she described the French toast … Continue reading Musing: Fabulous French Toast
November 16th,2011 Food of the Day: Fast Food Day: 134 It’s true I enjoy fast food; Happy Meals, chicken, or sandwiches can all be a satisfying quick fix when you are DYING OF HUNGER. I remember back in the days when Cole was around four and I took care of another little girl while her … Continue reading Fast Food, Fast Women & Opportunity
November 6th : Chicken Wing Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 124 I do not know Mr. Teresa (when Cole was little, he always called his friends parents Mr. or Mrs. followed by the name of his playmate), but through Teresa’s Facebook shares I have developed a real fondness for her dad, … Continue reading Muse: Chicken Wings, Short Term Memory Loss, Life Time Of Love
November 4th : Candy Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 122 It must run in the family...I love all kinds of candy, but I especially love “kid candy.” The real stuff. Is it wrong to be just as happy with a Hershey almond bar at the grocery store checkout lane as with … Continue reading Musing: Candy-a-holic Needs Sponsor!
November 3: Sandwich Day Food of the Day for a Year Goal Day: 119 Emily served hot ham and grilled cheese sandwiches to her WOW family for dinner – true comfort food on a blustery Chicago day. My lunch sandwich was peanut butter and jelly. I enjoyed every bite. Before, dearly departed Joe and I … Continue reading Musing: Sandwich Prenuptial Counseling
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 26th, 2011 ★~ Today’s Question: What does your joy look like today? ★~ Diwali Day: Diwali is a national holiday in many countries around the world. It is a celebration of light and family that celebrates the victory of good over evil, the triumph of light over darkness, and … Continue reading October 26: Diwali Day, Pumpkin Day,
Oct:25 Greasy Food Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 111 I am not sure how my Dear Cousin and her delightful offspring are tackling this food of the day thing. Myself? I'm not a very adventurous eater. I like to be able to identify my proteins. The only thing I want to … Continue reading Musing: Greasy Food Day – BUTTER! God’s Gift To All Foods
October 22: Nut Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 108 Emily enjoyed mixed Nut Day with her Southern Il family and friends: “Mixed nuts — just like a family reunion!” On nut day, I thought I would share a few of my nuttier life moments with you . . . I spotted … Continue reading Musing: Sometimes you feel like a nut…
October 21: Pumpkin Cheesecake Day Food of the Day for Year Goal Day: 107 Emily shared that Eli’s Cheesecake, which is just a few blocks from my house, makes its famous pumpkin cheesecake this time of year. This made celebrating Pumpkin Cheesecake Day extremely easy and very delicious. Emily took off to southern Illinois for … Continue reading Musing: Pumpkin Cheesecake and Roofing