Category: Moms

Help Make a Culinary Dream Come True for a Worthy Teen

Help Make a Culinary Dream Come True for a Worthy Teen

My cousin’s kid is a baker with big dreams about the Culinary Institute’s summer camp and a future bakery.

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

Headed out to the Round Top Chili Cookoff with friends today, I’m inspired to reblog this post from last year. It’s a tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and […]

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

A tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and a chance meeting with the governor.

A Little (More) Music for a Sunday Evening

A Little (More) Music for a Sunday Evening

For your Sunday evening listening pleasure, here’s my son’s first album, The Madness Method. All tunes are his original jazz compositions.

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m reposting this little story about my adventures with another mom during a time of uncertainty.  Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there, and if you have small children, my wish for you is that you have […]

It’s Not Just About the Food; It’s About the Connections

It’s Not Just About the Food; It’s About the Connections

It’s not just about the cooking. It’s about the sharing. It’s about the connections, like this sweet story about Rosalyn and the Scotch Eggs her mom made.

News on the Plane

News on the Plane

Plane rides bring with them the time to enjoy an old-fashioned way to read the news: daily newspapers.

A Hurricane Rita Story:  No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

Ten years since the mass evacuation from Hurricane Rita – the memories remain.

A Hurricane Rita Story:  No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

Ten years after Hurricane Rita, a remembrance of the mass evacuation from Southeast Texas and how it became an adventure.


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