“Millionaires” Candy. . . A Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day!

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I can't believe it is almost Valentine's Day! Valentine's Day is right around the corner! In fact, it's Saturday! Seems like it was just Christmas! Anyway, I have been thinking about making some Valentine treats for awhile. So, I went to my newest "go-to" goodies book. . . "Sweets for your … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Crispy Rice Treats!

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 Crispy Rice Treats. . . Who doesn't remember the first time you bit into a Rice Krispie Treat as a child? I remember the gooey crunchiness that seems to only go with these treats. And, it didn't matter how hard it was to stir all the ingredients together, the end result made it all worthwhile. … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies Recipe

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Cookies! Cookies! We all have our favorites that go back to our childhood. And there's nothing like homemade cookies! I remember my Grandmama Hall baking oatmeal cookies for us, her grandchildren. Those cookies were so crispy and delicious! Granddaddy had taken the school cafeteria  oatmeal … [Read more...]

Mama’s Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe. . .

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Today has been quite chilly! Today has been quite chilly! The temperature showed 39 degrees when I went to the grocery store around 10:00 this morning. That kind of weather usually doesn't occur here in central Arkansas until up in December or January! Needless to say, I pondered what I could cook … [Read more...]

Music Wednesday: “Creation” video. . .


Music Wednesday: Today is Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Yesterday was a very busy and eventful day with voting in the mid-term elections and then watching the election coverage until midnight last night. I pondered about whether to post another song, or a recipe that would have a link to the … [Read more...]

Meatless Main Dish: Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice

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"Meatless Main Dish" Monday. . . In keeping with my "Meatless Main Dish" Monday, today I made my "Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice" for our dinner. I first made the dish last week, and my husband loved it! So, I decided I would post it for you today.   Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice. . . To create … [Read more...]

Grandmama’s House Day and Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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Thursday's will be "Grandmama's House Day". . . While Thursday's will be "Grandmama's House Day", where I will share stories and recipes from our family, today was "Mama Day". I try to go one day a week, usually Thursdays, to see my mother and help her with things she needs to do. Today we had a … [Read more...]

“Trees of the Lord”. . .

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Music Wednesdays. . . Wednesdays will be "Music Day" on my blog! I decided that would be a great day to present music, not only by me, but also by other musicians. Since it is fall, and the leaves are turning into the reds, yellows, and oranges, I decided to share with you my song, "Trees of the … [Read more...]

Frugal Feast: Smothered Hamburger Steaks

Tuesdays. . ."Frugal Feast Days" Tuesdays are going to be my "Frugal Feast" days where I will share with you a recipe that our family really likes, but is also inexpensive to make. As a Christian, I believe that being frugal, staying on a budget, is important to do. And, with grocery costs … [Read more...]

Meatless Main Dish: Veggie Quesadillas

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Changes in my Food and Forte blog. . . I have been pondering how to structure my Food and Forte blog. . . the summer's been extremely busy with us working to get our house updated in order to sell. As a result, my blog has suffered.  However, yesterday, I felt I had received direction for my blog … [Read more...]