Well...Poppy's birthday came and went. There was celebration of another year...along with celebrating a Great Niece's visit and our Brother-In-Law's race victory. He competes in the NMCA (National Muscle Car Association). So we Whooped it up...and Whipped it up! There was Victory... And there was cake... And there was cake! My husband loves coconut... coconut cake... coconut… Continue reading We Whooped it up…and Whipped it up! A Celebration…and Vee’s Italian Cream Cake!
This week I'm 'sewing' some wild oats...well...you'll see! Take a look in at... Home... some sew/crochet projects that I've been working on, and from The Range... some homemade goodies made with oats! Today.... I want to start the week with another post about the crochet squares that are needed for Tornado victims. Being near some of the… Continue reading ‘Oats and Crafts’ week! Sewing…some Oats!
Another Mother's Day has come and gone. I hope that all Mother's had a wonderful day! Having moved, recently, from the Southwest to the South, I was unable to spend the day with my Mother, kids or grand kids. So...what to do? I baked something in honor of my Mother and I enjoyed it...with thankfulness… Continue reading An Angelic Dessert…in Honor of my Angel Mama!
Today was one of those great 'Combo' days... The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo! No lengthy post today about the history or traditions of either event or celebration...just something to 'whet your appetite'... Appetizers! Although I didn't go to Churchill Downs this year to enjoy the event (Kentucky Derby), there were treats to celebrate the… Continue reading Those Devils…Riding Horseback! A Derby Day treat…and our new Salsa recipe for Cinco de Mayo!
Mama's nest... empty now! I love this picture! This nest sits nestled up in the eaves of a little shed next to the barn in our backyard. The subject matter for the photo challenge this week had to do with two elements...separate but both having something to do with the other. The nest is in the… Continue reading Mama’s Empty Nest…Inspiration to make my favorite egg dish!
The view from the swing...blue sky! Does this picture put you in the mood to relax, maybe swing...sleep in a hammock and drink some Lemonade or maybe some Southern Sweet Tea? Well...I promised my recipe for some 'Sweet Tea'. I just learned how to make this. Another one of those things that makes one say...now… Continue reading Blue Skies…and Southern Sweet Tea!
Give us, this day...'Our Daily Bread'. I thought I would share some of 'Our Daily Bread' that Poppy and I enjoy! Today we enjoyed bread pudding...Southern Style! I make bread every week for Poppy's lunches. I made too many loaves last week so I decided to make some bread pudding. What a great thing leftover bread… Continue reading Our Daily Bread…today…Southern Style Bread Pudding!
A Holiday coming up and National Bake Week! What a great combo! I have been busy baking..I wake 'n bake! I baked nearly every day and so...time to get some of those wonderful goodies posted! I definitely wanted to share another childhood family favorite...Grandma Alice's Gumdrop Cake. I have to tell you...Poppy is surprised at how tasty… Continue reading National Bake Week…and Easter! What a week! Celebrate the goodness!
Ok...you had the Taco Soup...right? Ready for dessert? We had...Kentucky Spice Cookies (with Vanilla Ice Cream)! They are tasty! If you love gingersnaps or gingerbread...I think you'll love these snappy gems also. I found this recipe in my San Francisco A La Carte cookbook (go figure). According to SFALC... "The recipe for these marvelous morsels… Continue reading Yes…we had dessert…Kentucky Spice Cookies…Yum!
Here's what we had cookin' at Home and The Range this weekend.... Taco Soup! It seems to be a popular dish here in Kentucky. Funny...I moved here from the Southwest and never heard about this tasty soup before. So...Poppy (my husband) and I decided to gather some of the kids around the chuck wagon (it… Continue reading Taco Soup….it’s popular in these parts!