The Nana’s Peach Cobbler
Apr21

The Nana’s Peach Cobbler

Here’s a quick and easy recipe just in time for all those summer picnics. Replace the peaches with any fresh summer fruit or in a pinch use canned fruit and skip the first step of cooking fruit with water and sugar. Ingredients 2 cups sugar divided 1 cup water 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup milk 1 stick butter 2 cups peaches sliced and  peeled or 1 large can of peaches Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the...

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Recently overheard in the kitchen
Apr21

Recently overheard in the kitchen

Here are a few thing that flew around the kitchen this week… When told to say something nice about ex-husband this was overheard: He brings great joy every time he leaves the room! Nana’s (who’s 7o herself) boyfriend is: He’s so old he cumz dust. Recently sister 2 made oatmeal raisin cookies: Sister 1- This recipe only made twelve cookies? Sister 2- Yep-must be something wrong with the recipe. Sister 3- Is that...

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Why I write or don’t
Apr21

Why I write or don’t

I owe my regular readers, friends and family an apology. I have not written.  I am sorry to have disappointed those of you who look for my postings. I have to admit that I did not realize how many people looked forward to my musings and rants until I stopped writing. Thanks you for your notes, comments and calls. Now, I have something to admit. I realized a few months ago that I did not want to work at making money with the Menopause...

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New Years Resolutions
Apr21

New Years Resolutions

It’s that time of the year—the official week to review your life— to be pissed about your dress size and vow to do something about it. I understand where you are coming from, I’m there too, but this year I’m going to do something a little different with my conclusions about 2009 and the changes I need to make. Instead of going through the usual litany of shallow crap like I have in the past, I will be working on a few...

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Last Minute Party Recipes
Apr21

Last Minute Party Recipes

It’s Christmas time and during this month inevitably you will be invited to party after party, and some of them will be last minute. I cannot tell you how many times Captain Wentworth has dropped the “Darling, the Jones’s have invited us over for a drop of port tonight and I told them you would whip up a dish to bring,” at the last minute of course. To which I answer, “Oh, how wonderful dear, I’ll make...

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