I have so many great memories of going to Olive Garden after church with my girl friends in middle and high school. Sometimes one of our church sponsors would join us, too. We’d eat ridiculous amounts of breadsticks with Alfredo sauce [wish I could still do that w/o gaining 438 lbs.]. We’d laugh way too
If you’ve never heard of the Pioneer Woman, let me sum her up for you in two words: Bad Ass. I’m sure you’ve at least heard of her though. You’d be doing yourself a favor to read her blog, too. She’s got some pretty great poetry skills that will bring a chuckle or a tear
We had so much fun over the holidays, but to be honest, my favorite part was getting to cook allllllll day long on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. I got to hang with my two favorite men and drink some champs along the way. Not the worst, if I do say so myself! We
So, it’s winter. And in some parts of the world, it’s actually cold. Here in Texas, we’re flirting with 60 most days, and our poor plants are so confused because of it. (Sorry to Mom’s tulips!) But – this chili is the perfect cure for the “I don’t know what temperature it really is” blues.
Fall is here. I don’t care who says it’s not. It may still be in the 90’s, but in my head, heart, and kitchen, fall is here! My husband is getting excited for football season (he has two fantasy football drafts this week). With football comes one of my favorite things – the watching party