VALENTINE’S DAY BLUES?

I know a lot of people can be depressed on Valentine’s Day if they don’t belong to a pair. No candy, no flowers, no dates, etc. I learned a long time ago – I buy myself flowers. I purchase my own jewelry. I take myself out on “dates.” I eat the chocolates my coworkers’ other…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Some people have asked how I can stand being alone on a holiday. It’s not easy to explain. Yes, I miss my family, but I live far from all of them. West coast, Midwest, and Florida at times. It’s not always practical from a time or financial standpoint to head home for the holidays. I…

MANY TRADITIONS NEW YEAR’S DAY HASH

I cook. I actually love to cook. That hasn’t always been true. While it may be rare to see a recipe here on this site, I had to share this one. I am German/Swiss by heritage on my father’s side and I have lived in the South (Texas) for over 20 years now. Traditional food…