When my grandpa passed, there were many things to deal with, one of which was going through my grandparent’s house full of stuff. While I wasn’t as involved in this task as much as other family members were, the little that I did do proved to be an emotional process. Some of the items that […]
Sorry for the absence lately. My grandfather passed away 2 1/2 weeks ago, and I brought my dear grandmother home to live with me. Alzheimer’s disease has cruelly stolen away many of her memories and normal mental functions. It’s painful to helplessly watch the confusion and frustration that she deals with every day, not to […]
Slipping on our rubber boots and grabbing a couple of optimistically-sized bowls, Sarah and I hiked down the driveway, across the side yard, and into the woods this evening to where a towering Hickory has claimed residence for many more years than we have lived here. Brushing aside the blanket of leaves we found quite […]
Comfort food without the guilt.
Does losing weight seem like an uphill climb? It doesn’t need to be. Come and enjoy a fun and informative weight-loss class that I will be teaching at the Taylor County Public Library in Campbellsville, KY October 13th through the 17th. The class is free and open to the public. In addition to learning simple […]
Indulge without the guilt!
Smoothies are a cold, sweet treat for those hot summer days … and a yummy alternative to fattening ice cream. You can always find a bag of frozen bananas in our freezer so we can whip up one or two (or three or four) of these frosty treats at a moment’s notice. Frozen mango dices […]
This simple summer salad is a delicious way to employ those beautiful garden tomatoes available at farmer’s markets (or from your garden) this time of year.
Last week I had the unique opportunity to meet and observe the wonderfully talented chefs at the Boone Tavern (not really a tavern as this is a dry county) kitchen and they surprised me with an absolutely delicious dish made especially for me. Wow! What a treat! And fresh flavor like you wouldn’t believe! If […]
Sugar-Free, Fresh Strawberry Pie. What a beautifully delicious way to enjoy summer!