Phyllis’ Cowboy Salsa

I brought tomato plants home from my all-time-favorite-tomato-buying-place, Black’s Nursery in Lakeland, over a week ago.  They’ve been sitting on my porch ever since....

Traditional Margaritas

This recipe for Traditional Margaritas offers the perfect thirst-quenching drink for any Mexican meal. I’ll admit that I’m a bit partial to anything “Rick Bayless”....

Colorful Drink Charms (and freakish confessions)

I must confess, I’m somewhat of a freak collector of curling ribbon.  (If you look under the bed in our spare bedroom, you’ll know...

Roasted Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette

Each spring I look forward to the arrival of beautiful fresh asparagus.  I can remember going hunting for it with Mom when I was...

Strawberry Cupcakes with Yellow Butterflies

Today my baby turned 3! Happy birthday sweet Tessa! I could just see the gears turning in that little 2-year-old head. My youngest daughter,...