Category Archives: Delicious dishes

A different way to celebrate Halloween

As usual, I set out my straw dolls and filled a bowl with wrapped candy. I live on a busy street, and only one kid, the boy next door, showed up. The next day, my husband and I set out … Continue reading

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About My Amazing Author Friend, Marsha West

Hey, Carolyn. Thanks so much for having me today. I’m a retired elementary school principal, a former school board member, and theatre arts teacher. I write Romance, Suspense, and Second Chances. Experience Required. I live in Texas with my supportive … Continue reading

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Ten tips to improve your life now

Cut calories by substituting artificial sweetener for half the sugar in the recipe. Each teaspoon of sugar removed cuts 7 grams and 28 calories. Most recipes taste the same with this alteration. I prefer Sweet’n Low and Stevia for dishes … Continue reading

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Fall Treats and a Reminder

Don’t forget, you can receive Romancing the Vet at a bargain price of $.99, pre-order from ibooks (Apple), Kobo, or Barnes & Noble before September 26th. https://books2read.com/u/mBGEGD (Universal link) Plan to attend the Launch Party for Romancing the Vet on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Cooking with and without the Instant Pot

Like so many of you, I have time on my hands. Instead of doing those odd jobs I keep putting off, I’ve been trying new recipes, most from Taste of Home magazine. Those are recipes from homemakers all over the … Continue reading

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Virus story with happy ending

Newly divorced, Heather McKinley is thrilled to discover she’s finally pregnant. Brilliant CDC researcher, Daniel Whistler, cares about her and consoles her after her miscarriage. Together, they search for the fanatic dispersing the dangerous sterility virus in U.S. cities and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – differently

Sunday, April 5th, was my husband’s birthday. We planned to go to Edelweiss Restaurant with my two daughters and son-in-law.  Along came the coronavirus – Scratch that idea. My son-in-law volunteered to bring a long table and chairs. We had … Continue reading

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Make Blueberry Coffee Cake without my mistake

I had some blueberries and sour cream to use up, because 1 cup containers were hard to find, and I had used half for Swedish Meatballs. So, I tried a new recipe for blueberry coffee cake. The directions called for … Continue reading

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My Wonderful Neighbors

A few days ago, my doorbell rang, and there was my next door neighbor with her son, about twelve years old. They brought in three bags. I found all these groceries plus some bottled water and bananas. When I asked … Continue reading

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Hunker down with low calorie banana bread.

This recipe is from my cookbook, There IS Life After Lettuce, which I designed for heart patients and diabetics as my husband has heart problems and my two co-authors, Pepper Durcholz and Alberta Gentry (now deceased) were diabetic. It is … Continue reading

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