Month: February 2020

DIY AIRPLANE FOOD

What do You eat when you travel on a plane, nuts? How about if the flight is long, like across the United States for about 6-hours, nuts? Or, do you buy airport food and take that on board, knowing full well that there is way more salt in that food […]

DIY FACE MASK

Why wear an ugly MASK, when you can make your own! It seems, with the recent health crisis, we now have one more article to attend to before we walk out the door of our home: A Mask! America has the cleanest shopping carts in the world, now that we […]

ROAD TRIP: A DETOUR IN LIFE

Rarely in life does a mom get the opportunity to spend quality time with her adult children, especially those with bustling families of their own. But I am about to do just that! Having raised four amazing children as a single mom, life moved so fast from one phase of […]

VALENTINES ISN’T JUST FOR LOVERS

Valentines Day, some say, is a silly day! Buy flowers. Buy candy. Buy love… No, I am not a cynical person, quite the contrary; I am a Lover of Life, and all its many loves. But unless you have something to market, ie sell, on Valentines Day, don’t you think […]

WHITE BEAN & CHICKEN SOUP

Cold, Rainy, Winter Evenings SCREAM for Hot & Hearty Soup and Homemade Bread! Why do you suppose it is, that hot soup seems to comfort, when weather conditions are dreary or you feel dreary? There are both chemical and practical reasons, which is why I always keep Bone Broth, homemade […]

OFFERING GRATITUDE TO ARTISTS

Motion Picture. Theater. Storytelling. Drama. Laughter. Fashion. Music. Entertainment. Many years ago, these 2 artsy brothers entered my life. Through and with them I developed my first appreciation for all the above. Though I was a hairdresser at the time, transforming runway models, politicians, and everyday people in DC, I […]

BEST SHRIMP RAMEN

The Best Shrimp Ramen soup is going to be in your bowl in less than 30-minutes! Go to the freezer and grab that container of Fish Stock I showed you how to make and freeze for busy days like today. In a snap, we are going to have one very […]

FISH STOCK

Do you love a good seafood chowder, bisque, Ukha (Russian fish soup), Cioppino (Italian fish stew), seafood Pad Thai, or a good ole cup of crab soup? Well all of these delicious and healthy dishes have one thing in common: Fish Stock! A great stock for any type of soup […]

HIS & HER DINNER AT HOME

Not everyone chooses to eat the same type of food, which is why dining out can often be the solution. But what if you are in want of a long leisurely dinner, not wanting to feel rushed to be on your way, but still want different things to eat? I […]

CHOCOLATE FREAKIN CAKE!

Do I feel guilty when I indulge in the most scrumptious bite of Chocolate Cake ever? Nope! Not when I make them into tiny little, harmless size, petite ‘cakettes’! “What harm could one, oh… say, two delicate little bites be”? My thoughts, exactly! Just standing over the slight sized iron […]