Beautiful View of San Francisco!

Love beautiful San Francisco!

In Blog, Travel On June 26, 2013 0 Comments

We all need a little down time….My husband and I love San Francisco…it has everything you would want for a great vacation!  The beautiful bay, water sports, biking,… Read More »

Heirloom tomato salad with pea salad

Tomato Salad with Black Eyed Pea Salsa

In appetizer, Blog, salads On June 26, 2013 0 Comments

  This is a wonderful summer salad with a little “zing”!  you can serve the black eyed pea salsa separate with tortilla chips, but it is so delicious… Read More »

Chocolate Chip Banana bread!

Dorie’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

In Blog, Breads, chocolate On June 26, 2013 0 Comments

My friend, Dorie, owns a wonderful shop called Cotton Hearts, in downtown McKinney.  Whenever I go by her shop, I try to bring her a loaf of my… Read More »

She-Crab Soup

Amazing lunch in Charleston at 82 Queen Street

In Blog, Charleston, Food, Travel, Uncategorized On June 21, 2013 0 Comments

  After a fun day with a walking tour of old Charleston and Rainbow Row, we stopped at 82 Queen Street for a delicious lunch of She Crab… Read More »

Southern Pecan Pie from the Olde Pink House in Savannah

Food Fest in Savannah!

In Blog, chocolate, desserts, Savannah, Travel On June 13, 2013 0 Comments

  What a great trip my mom, sisters and I had to Savannah! We tried this divine chocolate pecan pie at The Pink House. It was worth every… Read More »

view of lake with porch

Lake Time!!

In Blog, Cathy's chitchat, Travel On May 10, 2013 0 Comments

There is nothing I like better than hanging with my family at the lake. This is an humbling place…. a time to reflect on what is important. I… Read More »

Praline Basket with Mango Ice Cream from the Olde Pink House in Savannah

Food fest in Savannah and Charleston!

In Blog, Charleston, Savannah, Travel On May 9, 2013 0 Comments

Oh my goodness!  What a great time I had with my sweet mom and sisters on our trip to Charleston and Savannah.  I cannot think of a better… Read More »


Spring Asparagus with Prosciutto

In appetizer, Blog, vegetables On April 22, 2013 0 Comments

      Spring time means fresh vegetables, fruit and a lighter menu!  I love this time of the year and I am always thinking of new ways… Read More »



In Blog, Travel On April 18, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks to my husband, we had the opportunity to live in Italy when my daughters were young.  It was an experience of a lifetime and one that I… Read More »



In Travel On April 16, 2013 0 Comments

I think everyone should have an opportunity to travel abroad.  There is so much to see beyond the United States and I am so very grateful to have… Read More »