Happy Arbor Day

Mulberry Picking via Sprittibee

Happy Arbor Day! I am a huge tree hugger. Started way back when I was a tiny tot, being taken on hikes through the Washington redwood forests with my grandparents… there’s magic in those dark mysterious forests where the trees reach the sky. I had a tree I used to literally hug in my back […]

A Healthier Version of Egg Salad

Sprittibee's Egg Salad

I have always loved egg salad. I used to go in and request it at Jason’s Deli even though it wasn’t on the menu and they would sometimes make it for me, depending on the location. Eggs and I have had a rocky relationship in the past, and I realized after learning more about eating […]

Countin’ Blessings

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WARNING: This post might make you hungry. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No commercial yuck, just family, friends, and food. The things that nourish the body and soul. I tend to be absorbed by the busy holiday cooking and eating (and even, yes… shopping this year – despite my objections to Black Friday). I don’t […]

Thanksgiving Meal Menu with Recipes

Usually Turkey Day meals require only one dish of us – since we have a large family and everyone pitches in, pot-luck-style. The year we did Thanksgiving Menu on our own – when we lived in Arkansas for a brief while – it took me two days to get everything done. I called my mom […]

Corn Salad

Corn Salad is such a nondescript name. It just doesn’t do this addictive dish justice. It should be called something like ‘creamy-crunchy-cheesarific-corny-salad’. Or just “DA BOMB”.I could sit down with a bowl of this stuff and not come up for air until it was gone. Every kernel, baby. Gone. There are friends of mine (and […]

Fried Green Tomatoes (Mmmm Good)

Aren’t they pretty? Just like my new blog design. Yes, go ahead and say it. You love it, don’t you? If you don’t live in Texas, chances are you may not have any green tomatoes handy. I’m not known for my timely recipes around here. In fact, I’m not known for even posting monthly. But […]