Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grandma’s Chocolate Cake

This will bring back memories of your Grandma’s Chocolate Cake.  The recipe was my grandmother’s and it is amazing that even now, many years after she passed away, I can mention her chocolate cake to any of my relatives and instantly it brings back memories.  This is one of those cakes baked completely from scratch – no box of cake… (more…)

Black Eyed Peas for a Healthy and Prosperous New Year

The tradition in our house, from my earliest memory, has always been black-eyed peas on New Years Day.  It is a Southern Tradition to serve black-eyed peas in order to ensure a prosperous New Year.  I have carried this tradition into my own home and my kids look forward to it every year. Black Eyed Peas 1 lb ham, we… (more…)

New Quilt Just Finished!

If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know that I am trying to get back into quilting after several years of my focus being on my kids.  Now one is out of college and the other in almost done with college, I feel I can relax a bit and breathe – so back to… (more…)