Chipolte Peppers: 2 – Me: 0

Backstory: Last year I followed this recipe for Spicy Dr. Pepper Shredded Pork from the Pioneer Woman.  It looked so good when she made it!  So, I gave it a try. I cut the recipe in half and only used a quarter of a can of chipolte peppers.  When the pork was finished cooking, I dished some… Continue reading Chipolte Peppers: 2 – Me: 0

A Disservice to Sea Monsters Everywhere

There is something you should know about me…once I start a book, I am going to finish it.  I want to know how it ends!  What if it gets good at the last moment?!?  It takes a truly horrible book to get me to set it down.  I could probably count the number of books I have… Continue reading A Disservice to Sea Monsters Everywhere

Your Pirate Name and Other Queries

In my quest for some creative ways to kick off the Monday bible study I co-lead, I came across a website of ice breaker questions and it is too good not to share.  So…first, here is the website.  Some of the questions are pretty basic …what famous person dead or alive would you like to… Continue reading Your Pirate Name and Other Queries

Chocolate Crinkle Imposters

We had a potluck for small group this weekend and one of our hosts is gluten intolerant.  I wanted to make sure she had a dessert she could eat.  (She serves us so many good treats week after week.)  I had a recipe for Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies on my Eats and Treats board on… Continue reading Chocolate Crinkle Imposters

Jane Austen and…Sea Monsters?

Yesterday in my review of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” I mentioned that I’m now listening to “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters,” and I thought I would share the book trailer today, because…well, it is pretty great. Enjoy!! First, this book trailer makes me laugh out loud.  I’m excited for the book.  Second, how great are book trailers.  Especially,… Continue reading Jane Austen and…Sea Monsters?