When I was a kid, I remember my mom and my aunt traveling the dusty gravel road between our farm houses for their daily morning ritual, a cup of coffee. My mom would go there or my aunt would come to our house and they'd always have coffee in their favorite cups while they chatted. … Continue reading What’s in a cup? Learning to love coffee.
I have a husband, two sons, a son-in-law and two grandsons – lots of guys in my life when it comes to gift giving! Sometimes, it can be tough to get guy gifts that they’re actually excited about. I tend to buy things that I know they’d never buy themselves (nice underwear, nice socks), useful … Continue reading Eight Gifts for Guys
When a blizzard hit Northern Iowa, I wanted something warm and delicious - you know, while we were hunkered down watching a Die Hard trilogy. My mom used to make this rice pudding recipe