Culinary Delights

Bean & Sweet Pepper Salsa

Fresh vegetables are everywhere right now. {cue the alleluia chorus} 😊 There is no better time to enjoy fresh salsa. And if there are any non-tomato lovers (gasp!) out there, this salsa has nary a tomato in it. 😉  Recently, we spent a week at the the lake and my dear sister came to visit… Continue reading Bean & Sweet Pepper Salsa

Culinary Delights

Chocolate & PB Sandwich Cookies

My husband adores chocolate and peanut butter, separately and together but most definitely together. So, when I stumbled on this recipe a little light bulb went off in my head (that happens sometimes). I dashed to the market for some Devil’s Food Cake Mix (it’s not something I stock in my pantry but I probably should!) and whipped… Continue reading Chocolate & PB Sandwich Cookies

Literature · Parenthood

Let It Go

I am a person who holds on to things. Tightly. Memories. Conversations. Things. I hold on especially to things that have any sort of personal attachment tied to them (which is pretty much everything). A gift from my grandmother. A stuffed animal I bought for my child before they were born. My son’s art projects from kindergarten. And… Continue reading Let It Go