There are no Calories in Thanksgiving #goodfood #holidaygatherings #ShirleyHailstock

Wow, It’s November and the Holidays are looming. This month I thought we would talk about some of our favorite parts of the Holidays so you can learn more about your favorite authors and how they celebrate. You may even get a character or two!…

Hot Stuff! #menuplanning #electricpressurecooker #airfryer #easy #Jalepeno

It is still hot here. At first, it looked like an early fall then suddenly it’s back to mid 90’s. My garden didn’t do well at all this year, but I had a few bell peppers, just got a couple of small tomatoes and one…

Having fun with family #vacation #4thofJuly #family #pressurecookermeals

Happy Monday! I am on the last week (I think) of my vacation. Well, it’s not really a vacation but an annual trip to my dad’s. I try to make it here for dad’s birthday in June and stay till the end of July. This…

Don’t be Chicken #cookonceeatmore #makeaheadmeals #awriterslife

  I am always trying to find ways to feed my family, stay on a budget, come up with different meals, and make the meals faster, leaving me more time for writing and working on decluttering the house. That is why I am talking about cooking…

Double take Pork loin #instantpot #pressurecooking #pork #awriterslife

Can you believe it’s already April? Though spring is sprung Easter brought many a surprise of snow. We missed that but Saturday we got a little. I hope it doesn’t harm my fruit trees and keep me from having a good harvest. Outside my office…