There are few things that compare to baking with friends and family, even from afar. This evening my friend Jennifer hosted a holiday cookie zoom. Although an annual tradition for her, this was my first being able to join in. As you might imagine, those in the past were in person, this one was via… Continue reading An Evening of Cookies
A Day in the Kitchen
Yesterday I did all the outdoor things I had wanted to accomplish this weekend. I did it yesterday because today was set aside as a canning day. My goal was to be finished around noonish, which of course, I didn’t make. The three things on the canning menu were: Mango butter, banana butter, and pasta… Continue reading A Day in the Kitchen
An Afternoon in the Kitchen
The trip to my mom’s was full of emotion. I’ll write about it soon. Today is about my afternoon in the kitchen. Don’t know why, but I felt the need to bake and cook. After a quick trip to the grocery store to get a couple of ingredients I needed (a bonus was they finally… Continue reading An Afternoon in the Kitchen
We Have Great Neighbors!
We have been twice blessed with great neighbors! In Albuquerque, we got to know our neighbors, helped them when we could, and heavens knows how much they helped us with the kids, and in not asking too many questions during some rough times. We all made sure to keep any eye on one another’s places… Continue reading We Have Great Neighbors!
Last Day, Sad Day
The last day of any trip, especially when it involves saying goodbye, is a sad day. This afternoon, we all head back home to California, New Mexico and Indiana. It was fun watching the faces of some people when they asked where we were visiting from and we listed all of these different places. As… Continue reading Last Day, Sad Day