Grandma’s Rice Pudding

My Daddy’s parents, Grandma and Grandpa Brown, were polar opposites of my Mama’s parents. They lived in town. My Grandma worked at a department store downtown called ‘Timberlake’s,’ which had a wonderful toy department. My Grandpa, I don’t remember him ever working at a job. I know he’d had back surgery and his health wasn’t… Continue reading Grandma’s Rice Pudding

Chicken Pot Pie and Memories

Hanging up on the end of my Grandmother’s upper cabinet, hung a long-handled scoop. When she got thirsty, Grandma would fill the scoop with water to sip from. She always said she enjoyed washing dishes, said it relaxed her. She would fill one side of the sink with the dish water and in the other… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie and Memories


Ventured out today to visit my oldest daughter and some of my grandbabies, despite the Arkansas snow! The roads were fine, and I was so glad cause I needed some of those sweet hugs and kisses. My daughter opened the door and I was greeted with smiles and hugs. Oh my heart. The snow is… Continue reading Meatloaf

That Was Good Hon

This post is dedicated to my Daddy who went home to be with the Lord 2 years ago today, December 17, 2016.  Losing him has been the most difficult loss of my life. I am so very thankful to have had him as long as we did.   I wrote the following for my Dad… Continue reading That Was Good Hon

A Southern Snow

It’s a “Winter Wonderland” ( lol) at our home in Arkansas!  Well, for us it’s a Winter Wonderland! Our last snow was in 2014, I believe.  I’ve already bundled up and ventured out,  (even though I have a cold -and according to my Mama, I shouldn’t have)  and maybe she’s right!  But I couldn’t help myself!… Continue reading A Southern Snow

Fresh Coconut Cake

Fresh Coconut Cake, Lord have Mercy, so good you will want to slap your Mama!   When I think of Coconut Cake, I usually think of Easter, but I am just in a “favorite cake sharing” mood today. This is definitely one of my very favorites! You know they sell those little white coconut cakes,… Continue reading Fresh Coconut Cake