Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Love Day to everyone. This is always a special day for Nathan and I because on our first Valentine’s Day as a couple, he really did things right. Unfortunately, because of that first Valentine’s Day, pretty much anything short of a new car or a trip to Italy just won’t compare. I am exaggerating … [Read more…]

Basic Chocolate Cake with Walnuts

In the past seven days, I have left my house exactly two times. Granted, the two times I ventured out were for really important reasons. On Saturday, we had Christmas with Nathan’s dad and family. Then, on Sunday, Nathan declared he was going to Braums for a burger. I slid out to the truck in … [Read more…]

Cranberry Sauce

When I was a kid, my job at Thanksgiving and Christmas was to slice the cranberry sauce right before dinner was served. Yes, I said slice. We always had cranberry sauce from the can. There is certainly nothing wrong with that. In fact, lots of great things come from a can. However, I never liked … [Read more…]