Monthly Archives: January 2016

Stop It

It seems that we are constantly reminding TheGirl that she needs to ask her brother nicely to cease whatever new thing he has found to wart his sister.   The phrase that I hear her saying (yelling) over and over is … Read More

Baked Potato & Leek Soup

Baked Potato & Leek Soup (slow cooker) One would think that January would mean cold weather. Not always so in Texas, though. It seems like every time I wash my car, it rains, so what happens if I start cooking … Read More


Worry is not bad. There. I said it. All these articles, pastors, and psychologist will pontificate on how horrid the dreaded worry is and the 5, 10, or 15 things you can do to get rid of it. But I … Read More

TheGirl’s (un)Mac ‘N Cheese

At my table, I believe in passing on to my children a love of the important things in life. Faith is first and foremost. Respectable knife skills are second.  The perfect Macaroni and Cheese is certainly in the top 10. Good Mac’nCheese… its … Read More