Bagels!

Welcome to 2017!  The weather here has been gloomy, rainy and often times a bit chilly.  After the holiday. those winter-time blues can set in.  When I’m feeling blue what do I do?  Cook! New Years day was no different.  It was raining, wet, and cold.  After church and cooking a traditional New Year meal …

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Happy National Cookie Day!

Yep, today is National Cookie Day. What a perfect time to start doing some holiday baking. Today was spent decorating the Christmas tree and yes baking cookies. Early in my gluten-free life cookies were often a problem. For a long time I wasn’t able to enjoy some of my favorite cookies. Over the years manufacturers …

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Nuts!

I am so fortunate that I have no nut allergies!  Awhile back my wonderful daughter, yes the one that helped me set up the site, suggested that I do some work with gluten free nut flours. At Christmas I made some amazing Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies using almond flour.  They were truly awesome!  Yesterday …

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Pets are Family Too

For the past several weeks most of us have been shopping, decorating and cooking for the big day.  We are coming down to the wire.  Christmas will be here in 2 days!  Are you ready? The tree is up, the wreath is hung and the Nativity Set is on display.  Last week I finished off …

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Tis The Season

OMG!  Where has the time gone.  It seems like only yesterday that I was writing about going on a cruise.  The cruise was awesome!  Eric and I meet up with our long time friends in New York City and enjoyed the sites for 4 wonderful days before setting sail.  Never having been in New York, …

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Muffin Time

I started blogging in 2010.  That was shortly after I dived in and tried a gluten free diet.  The diet seemed resolve so many of my issues and it has taken me this long to really accept my need for a gluten free lifestyle.  I had a very bad habit of cheating and then paying …

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Cornbread is King

Cornbread is truly King in a small town just north of me.  South Pittsburgh, TN is the home of the National Cornbread Festival.  It is held the last weekend of April each year.  The first year we lived in these parts it rained and we opted not to attend.  This year we had the opportunity …

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Donut Party

There is absolutely nothing better than getting to have your grandchildren visit.  It is something I look forward to and the main reason we moved only 2 hours away.  This month will mark the second year that we find ourselves in Tennessee.  It has been a time of adjustment and a time for family.  While last …

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