The Weekly Journal: Masks, Marinades, and Motivation

The Weekly Journal: Masks, Marinades, and Motivation

  Another week of working from home, and the days are not dull. This week I wanted to feature in my weekly journal entry… the evolution of mask-style; an easy, delish marinade, and a little motivation during a difficult time. IT IS OFFICIALLY A FASHION STATEMENT The first picture above is my youngest son and…

Friday Fashion, Food, and Fun!!

Friday Fashion, Food, and Fun!!

Finally, it is Friday and time for a little Fashion, Food, and Fun.  We have had a great week here on the blog with good conversation and comments.  Thank you to all who participated.  I want to enter the weekend feeling confident and casual in a recent Chico’s purchase I made during their after Christmas…

Baking Office Treats for Valentine’s Day: Strawberry-Walnut Bread

Baking Office Treats for Valentine’s Day: Strawberry-Walnut Bread

Happy Valentine’s Day, Everyone!!  Recipe Time!   I actually think this week Is more difficult than Christmas because of the amount of sweet temptations all around us.   I decided for today’s office party rather than grab a box of bakery cupcakes, donuts or heart- shaped cookies, that I would make Strawberry-Walnut bread which is delicious…especially…

Chicken and Veggie Protein Bowl Recipe for Work Lunches

Chicken and Veggie Protein Bowl Recipe for Work Lunches

I have a recipe of my own today that I have created for work lunches, my Chicken and Veggie Protein Bowls.  But, allow me to explain the sign first,  I am celebrating my 10th year blogging and when I began one of my goals was to remind women to put themselves at the top of…

Best Soup Recipe: My Chicken Tortilla Soup

Best Soup Recipe: My Chicken Tortilla Soup

One thing I love, love, love about colder weather is a good bowl of homemade soup.  I have perfected my best soup recipes over time and I wanted to share a favorite: My Chicken Tortilla Soup.  My husband and I eat on this over a weekend and then I take it a couple of days…

Back By Popular Demand…My Chicken Pie Recipe

Back By Popular Demand…My Chicken Pie Recipe

Last week, after posting my gift bread recipe, a few asked for my Chicken Pie Recipe…so here it is.  It has been a family favorite at our house for over 30 years…in fact, years ago I had a friend who would pay me to make them for her to use for special occasions.  So let’s…

My Award Winning Pumpkin Bread

My Award Winning Pumpkin Bread

Yes, my pumpkin bread is an award winning recipe…even though I won the award perhaps 40 years ago.  I was single and living in Dallas.  That was when each major city had two newspapers and this autumn recipe contest was run by the Dallas Times Herald, which no longer exists.  The prize was $100 and…