Monthly Archives: October 2016

Bond with Trusted Favorites (October 30 – November 5, 2016)

Finally, the snowfall has arrived to the east coast and in the Rocky Mountains. It’s time to snuggle near the fireplace. During the chilly season, I move a smaller dining table to hearth to enhance the dining experience. Seasonal weather … Continue reading

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Fun Food for the Scare of It (October 23 – October 29, 2016)

It’s the Halloween harvest season! I once asked an older friend why he liked to watch scary movies. The answer was that during the Great Depression, life was scary; so, watching a scary movie took his mind off the scary … Continue reading

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The Season’s Harvest Moon Glows As the Kitchen Heats Up (October 16 – October 22, 2016)

It’s the season of pumpkins, scarecrows and blackbirds! Design the table with autumn’s glory and fun themes. Make an easy theme with my “Blackbird” Pie. Pre-bake a pie crust in a pie pan. This can be done by weighting the … Continue reading

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Pancakes for Dinner, Yumm (October 9 – October 15, 2016)

Mix it up a little – no, really mix it up with pancake batter. Pancakes are not just for breakfast. Try non-sweet pancakes for dinner topped with roasted chicken pieces. Pour the homemade “syrup” of crushed pineapple, butter and nutmeg. … Continue reading

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Turn Off To Tune In (October 2 – October 8, 2016)

Take control of your family life by hosting a Family Bonding Night. So, it’s time to turn off the electronic devices. Plan for an evening of conversation, games to play and live entertainment from family members. The children can create … Continue reading

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