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Cheesecake Brownies So Good I Just Wanted To Eat The Batter (but I Stopped Myself)

I learned something interesting today; brownies, those fudgy, chewy cake-like confections that we all love, were invented at the request of a woman and FOR women at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in the year 1893, according to Wikipedia and other sources.  The original recipe was requested so that there would be a small dessert… Continue reading Cheesecake Brownies So Good I Just Wanted To Eat The Batter (but I Stopped Myself)

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Listen! I Think I Hear The Ice Cream Man….

When I was really young and my family lived in Charlotte, North Carolina, I had a neighborhood full of other children to play with.  There were Angie (my best friend), her  brother Andy, brothers Paul and John-John, and my next door neighbors Sissy and her brother John.  Others came and went, too, over the years. … Continue reading Listen! I Think I Hear The Ice Cream Man….

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars and reflections on graduating kids

What a busy weekend I just had; my oldest son graduated from high school, and all the things that go along with that kept us running from here to there on Friday and Saturday.  What a blessing to be his mom and see him growing into such a great young man.   I am so… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars and reflections on graduating kids