Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fresh and Lite Fruit Cocktail Cake

Where there’s a will, there’s a way…Danny loves fruit cocktail cake, but since his stroke his diet has been limited to low-sugar, low-sodium. and fat-free. However, I managed to make his favorite cake with a few adjustments, and it still tastes … Continue reading

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Hill Country Wildflowers

My camera finger has been itching to click on all the wildflowers abounding, but the sky has been often cloudy. The sun is needed to bring out the rich colors. However, this past Sunday was perfect, so Danny and I took Hwy 71 … Continue reading

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Panko-Crusted Chicken and Potatoes

Well, have I discovered something outrageously wonderful to replace high-sodium bread crumbs – Panko bread crumbs! I made up this skillet dish last week and it was scrumptious. There were no leftovers, unfortunately. 🙂 Recipe of the Week: Panko-Crusted Chicken and … Continue reading

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“A Thousand Words”

Eddie Murphy stars in “A Thousand Words,” a movie about a well-paid literary agent, Jack McCall, who does not read books. McCall is good at the hard sell and believes he can make a deal with anyone, including a famous-around-the-world guru, Dr. Sinju … Continue reading

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Family Fiesta Dish

It’s party time!!! Spring is here, babies are born, and it’s not hot yet. Let’s celebrate with this funky party dish. As you read the ingredients and prepare the meal, you may have doubts. However, with each forkful, your mouth … Continue reading

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LAND OF THE LIVING and SINGULARITY

LAND OF THE LIVING by Nicci French was not as good as I was led to believe by the usual blurbs on the back of the book cover. This novel was just okay… Abbie Devereaux of London miraculously escapes from … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

*Here we are springing forward again into daylight saving (not savings) time – bah, humbug! At least this year, many school children have this week off for spring break and can better adjust to the hour change. However, working moms will have to wake … Continue reading

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