A Foodie Friend Tribute

I was traveling in the car last week on the way to South Padre for vacation when when a message popped up on my Twitter account about the loss of wonderful food blogger. Sher, of the blog What Did You Eat? passed away suddenly from a heart attack last week and has since left huge…

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Congrats to Stephanie!

Stephanie from Stephanie’s Kitchen is the lucky winner of the most recent Dine & Dish Giveaway. Stephanie’s comment corresponded with the number from the Random Number Generator, so she will be receiving her very own copy of my new favorite cookbook, Table Talk by Carol McManus, plus the Food for Talk conversation starters. If you…

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Retirement Community Observations

Spending a vacation in a South Texas retirement community brings on some interesting observations from a 34 and younger point of view. Just because older people have bigger ears, does not mean they can hear better (keenly observed by my 4 year old). For older men, shorts and knee-high socks seems to be the hottest…

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Another Teaser

I know you are probably sick of hearing about it, but I am so in love with this cookbook! The Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe from Table Talk by Carol McManus is so easy and incredibly moist and delicious. I’m in love! Make sure you enter to win the cookbook by commenting on…

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Dine & Dish Giveaway

Carol’s cookbook, Table Talk, continues to be extremely popular in my house. My love for this book has only increased with each recipe I try! I have decided that it would only be fair to give one of you the chance to win a copy of this fantastic cookbook. For dinner tonight, we had Tried…

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Table Talk – Food, Family, Love

Recently, I was asked what I was passionate about. What subject really got my engines revving? At the time, I mentioned that I had strong feelings about certain subjects, but could not think of any that I was extremely passionate about. Then, I knew just the thing… family meal time. I am passionate about family…

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Just Don’t Think About It

I’m going to start this post off with a self-slap to my face, a shake, and a loud, “Kristen…get a hold of yourself!!!”. I need to pull it together, and I need to do so quickly. I have been an emotional wreck this week thinking about my middle daughter, Kelly, starting Kindergarten. I know this…

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