Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

When I started making Thanksgiving dinner 17 years ago, I hadn’t the faintest idea of how to cook a turkey. Sure I “helped” make dinner with my parents and my sister, but, making everything solo was a mystery.  My first couple holidays were pretty rocky, though my family was smart enough not to complain or Read More …

Not Messing Around Margarita

I don’t know about you but this girl loves a good margarita! I love them in any shape and form but they better be tasty! One of my personal favorites is a classic margarita on the rocks. The boozy tartness is so refreshing, it’s something I can sip on all night…or day. So the search Read More …

Our Family Traditions During The Holidays-Lana

Christmas has always been a big deal in my family, loaded with lots of little things we did together. It was my mom’s favorite holiday and though money was always in short supply, the food was bountiful! We celebrate on Christmas Eve, I’m not sure exactly how that got started but it’s a tradition now Read More …

Cranberry Margaritas

So I know I’ve mentioned it before but I really love Margaritas! Not only do I find them yummy but I also love playing around with different flavors too. I’ve made some real winners over the years and let’s face it I’ve made some real disgusting concoctions also. Fortunately this drink recipe is a delicious Read More …

Grandma’s Sweet Potato Casserole A Thanksgiving Favorite

I really love Thanksgiving, it’s one of my favorite holidays! I’ve been cooking the turkey for the last 12 years or so, and I really enjoy it! I often have 20-25 grown ups and kids for sit down dinner in my tiny house, but we all jam in and we make it work somehow. My Read More …

Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Yep, that’s right, September 19th is International Talk like a pirate day! It’s really a thing! It’s not just us crazy Americans, who are always making up holidays, oh no, this is International, baby! So don your eye patch, put on a plumed hat and try out your best accent. Not up to speed on Read More …