Consistent Giada

  Did I mention something last week about cool weather? Really? Because since that post, I think I have jinxed things. The temps were back up in the warmer ranges and the cool days we were were having are long gone for awhile again. Ahhhh…. you have to love Kansas. If you don’t like the…

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My Girls

   One likes fashion… The other likes food… But you can’t help but love them both! 

Kelly and Kelly Only

  Soon after Kindergarten started for Jacob, Kelly was walking around the house acting a little blue. When I asked her what was wrong she said, "You know… I am getting really tired of everything being about Jacob." With Jacob’s surgery, and Jacob playing baseball, and Jacob starting Kindergarten, she was right. Everything lately had…

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These Aren’t Kansas City Style Ribs

  If you are from Kansas City, like I am, then you can attest to this. One can’t go anywhere in the city and talk about food without someone bringing up barbecue. The debate typically is who has the best? Is it KC Masterpiece, Arthur Bryants, Jack Stack, etc? My favorite Kansas City barbecue, by…

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Sisters

  I love having little girls. Not that I don’t enjoy having a little boy as well, but little girls are special in their own way. I love dressing them up. I love watching them interact with each other… loving one minute, pulling hair or yelling at each other the next. Little girls are full…

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Turn Your Head

  OK – here is the warning right up front. Those of you who turn your noses up at convienence foods, boxed mixes, full of preservatives and sugar packaged snack foods, etc. I am giving you the warning to skip this post all together. What you are about to see will most likely make you…

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

I am sure many of you are familiar with Dale Carnegie’s best selling book How to Win Friends and Influence People. His book is one of those books that is a must read for business professionals. In this best selling book, Dale Carnegie lists six ways to make people like you. Those six things are:…

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Unoriginal

  I am so unoriginal. I know that many of you out there are great creators of recipes. Yes – I throw things together and create some yummy meals, but when I do that I never write it down or would not be able to recreate exactly what I did to perfection. I have always…

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We Made It!

The first day of Kindergarten came and went and we made it. Jacob walked into the school and together we walked all the way down the long hall to his classroom. He hung his backpack outside of his room and by the time I turned around he had walked right inside his room…without even saying…

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