December

It’s the last month of the year! The holidays are always so intense. It seems like the season starts out slow as Halloween starts things out, but then it slowly snowballs into something huge. Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, Yule, and Christmas, and probably more that I’ve completely missed. My stepdaughter’s birthday is this month as well!Continue reading “December”

Happy Turkey Day~!!!

Gobble, gobble, gobble~! Today’s Thanksgiving in the United States of America. We aren’t having the meal until afternoon, so I’ll be sure to post more photographs of the meal tomorrow. For now, I’ll share with you some recipes! I’ve been trying to make a point to keep track of the recipes we use for traditionalContinue reading “Happy Turkey Day~!!!”

Thanksgiving Preparation

Thanksgiving this year has involved a ton of cleaning since we’re hosting people outside the family. We had changed the living around a ton too so there was a ton of clearing out and sending to Goodwill. Good bye, cheap plywood television stand. Hello, solid wood buffet. Holds a lot of our video game piecesContinue reading “Thanksgiving Preparation”

Winter Weather Whether I Like It Or Not

I got a haircut. I was super lazy in October and need to get back into writing again. Sorry for half arsing. At least I made the attempt and accomplished it!!! ✅ 31 Days of Inktober done ✅ Karate Seminar attended and photographed ✅ Still blogging I have a commission I am working on forContinue reading “Winter Weather Whether I Like It Or Not”

Avocado … Avocabracadabra?

Put the lime in the Avocado and you smash it all up… A magical spell for tasty yummy stuff. We had about six ripe avocados ready to use recently. Mother-in-Law really loves buying them and apparently Father-in-Law and Step Daughter love eating them. So I whipped up some Guacamole using ingredients we had around theContinue reading “Avocado … Avocabracadabra?”

Tea Party? I wish…

Tea Party by Tracy Stern with Christie Matheson is one of the library books I picked out awhile ago. I wanted to copy some of the recipes, but I haven’t been able to get to a copy machine. I figured at this point, I’ll just take a few of the recipes down and recheck outContinue reading “Tea Party? I wish…”

Mississippi Pot Roast

Ingredients 1 3 lb chuck roast salt & pepper to taste 1 packet ranch dressing mix 1 packet dry onion soup mix or au jus mix ½ cup salted butter 1 stick 3 pepperoncini peppers Mississippi Pot Roast is a pretty simple meal and a constant staple around our household. My MIL usually makes it for us. We throw all the ingredients into theContinue reading “Mississippi Pot Roast”

Never Use a Recipe

Most of the time, when I do “Asian” food, I do not use a recipe. I so a bit of taste and test and just throw in an average amount of each ingredient. If you read the ingredients on a basic seasoning packet you buy in the store: sugar, cornstarch, garlic powder, sesame seed oil,Continue reading “Never Use a Recipe”