Posted by / 24 December 2014 /

Eggnog Fudge

Eggnog Fudge Eggnog Fudge

I love fudge and eggnog, so to try this one was a no-brainer!  It is a creamy fudge, rich, and very pretty. Eggnog Fudge 2 eggs 1 c...

Posted by / 23 December 2014 /

Pumpkin Gingerbread Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Gingerbread Coffee Cake Pumpkin Gingerbread Coffee Cake

Bob's staff was treated to an Open House at the college since time ran out to have an Open House at our house!  We used some of our trie...

Posted by / 21 December 2014 /

Christmas Lights!

Christmas Lights! Christmas Lights!

Whimsical! Great lights!  Those starbursts move! Love seeing Santa on the roof! Elegant! It is a traditi...

Posted by / 20 December 2014 /

Posted by / 12 December 2014 /

Mini Pecan Pies

Mini Pecan Pies Mini Pecan Pies

Bob and I were invited to a Christmas party in New Town. I was happy to learn that I could bring a treat! I decided to make min...

Posted by / 28 November 2014 /

Thanksgiving 2014

Thanksgiving 2014 Thanksgiving 2014

We left Saint Charles around 7:30 with cups of coffee and hot chocolate in hand.  Also in hand:  homemade noodles, homemade cranberry sauce,...

Posted by / 26 November 2014 /

New Traditions for Thanksgiving

New Traditions for Thanksgiving New Traditions for Thanksgiving

  With my mom standing at number 1 on the waiting list for a senior apartment, this very likely could be the last Thanksgiving celebrati...

Posted by / 19 November 2014 /

Birthday Wishes

Birthday Wishes Birthday Wishes

Before Facebook, I would receive a good number of birthday wishes from my students, parents and family.  A few of my friends would remember ...

Posted by / 31 October 2014 /

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Happy Halloween!

Today the temperature went way down, after having some wonderful fall temps this past week.  The poor trick-or-treaters will be wearing swea...

Posted by / 26 October 2014 /

Birthday Tailgate

Birthday Tailgate Birthday Tailgate

For many years we have had a birthday tailgate party for Ashley.  Her birthday, being at the end of October, has been the same weekend as Ho...

Posted by / 18 October 2014 /

Beach District=Halloween Fun

Beach District=Halloween Fun Beach District=Halloween Fun

The Beach District at New Town is definitely ready for Halloween.  This year we have even more homes decorated for the holiday.  New Town is...

Posted by / 12 October 2014 /

Pumpkin Pinterest Party

Pumpkin Pinterest Party Pumpkin Pinterest Party

A new New Town friend and I decided to have a Pumpkin Pinterest Party at my house and it has been so much fun planning the event.  I have be...

Posted by / 10 October 2014 /

Homemade Catsup

Homemade Catsup Homemade Catsup

We have had a great crop of tomatoes this year.  Bob planted an heirloom (Purple Cherokee), a beefsteak, a plum and a cherry tomato plants t...



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