Good Enough!

No not food this time.  This is about so much more.  Life has been really “crazy”.  If you don’t believe me just watch the news.  I live in the Chattanooga area and one would have to have been on a deserted island without electronics not to know what happened here.  Add that with other news …

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Crunchy Gluten Free

Where have I been?  It has been a long time.  But to answer the question I have been in many places over the past several weeks.  Time really does have a way of marching on. In April we had the grand-girls for a week during their spring break.  Awesome!  Nothing beats being a Grandma!!  We …

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The People In My Life

My mother’s eldest sister passed away last week and I am now back home after the funeral.  The loss caused me to pause and consider the people in my life.  Life is about relationships.  The relationships that you share for a short period and those that became a lasting part of your life.  Over the …

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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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The Economics of Chickpeas

Saving money at the grocery is important to most and very important to me.  I found several years ago that by purchasing dried beans and cooking them myself it was much cheaper than buying the canned.  The store brands are sometimes a lot more liquid and less beans.  There is also the concern of the …

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Happy 2015!

Another year has arrived.  I was up very early this morning thanks to my fur–baby and was able to see the glorious sunrise.  A really beautiful morning! I grew up southern.  My mother was southern as was her mother.  So I guess it comes as no surprise that every year on New Year’s Day my …

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Happy New Years Eve!

WOW OH WOW!!! Where has the time gone.  The years continue to fly by.  I remember as a child when I couldn’t wait to be 7 years old.  It seemed to take for ever for that birthday to come.  When it finally did arrive I all but missed it. Fifteen years ago we were looking …

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