I heard that question a lot when my kids were younger. I still hear it, but not as often. With the hectic schedules we keep, after school activities, sports, job, shopping, household chores, we don’t have time to prepare a seven course meal. But we don’t want to go out to eat every night either.
This week we celebrate the birthday of the greatest nation in the world, The United States. For many it’s a day off work, family picnics, parades, fairs, concerts, and fireworks. For others it’s a reminder of what we sacrificed to create this great independent nation. Freedom isn’t free. Remember to thank our military, both active
I’m the mother of the bride. That means I need to dress the part. No t-shirt, no blue jeans, no flip flops or Docksides. That even means no nice pants suit or casual skirt. Formal wear is what’s required. After speaking with my daughter’s mother-in-law and exchanging ideas, I decided the time had come to
Guest post by Lorna Faith Today’s post is a bit different. I am turning over my blog to fellow author, blogger and friend, Lorna Faith. I’m excited to have Lorna Faith as my guest today sharing her journey as a writer, and sharing information about an upcoming opportunity for writers. Please welcome Lorna Faith! Writing is a
Every day it’s the same struggle. Getting out the door. It used to be easy, when it was just me. Things changed after I got married. That meant two people had to get up and out the door. The once daily routine for one, is now a daily routine for two. That means splitting bathroom
Flour, eggs, butter, sugar, Italian meats, cheese, and ricotta. What do these things have in common? They are all part of our family Easter tradition—Easter Pizza. Every Italian family has a variation of this traditional recipe, and everyone believes theirs to be the best. This is just one of the recipes that I have made
The entertainment industry is a trillion dollar a year business. We’re always looking for something to do, something to entertain us. Maybe you like reading a blog, (hint, hint), or just spending time with someone doing something together. Entertainment can be found in various forms, book, movie, carnival, amusement park, beach vacation, or theatre production.
The aroma of meat and vegetables in a wine and beef sauce permeates the house, and makes you salivate. Comfort food cooking and you just can’t wait for dinner. Everyone loves comfort food. Especially when the weather is dreary or our mood needs a pick-me-up. One of my family’s favorite comfort food meals is beef
I grew up in an Italian home. What, you ask? With a name like Jones, fair skin and blue eyes. If you didn’t know me, you would never have guessed. My Italian roots come from my mother, she is a Naccarato, and my grandfather came over on the boat from Calabria. My genes favor my