World Mental Health Day is October 10. It began in 1992 as a way to address rising mental health issues and to confront the stigma associated with them. I think we need more. There very definitely needs to be more available to those suffering from the various mental health concerns. We have a full-blown crisis […]Read More World Mental Health Day
So, for so much of my life I have felt pulled in a specific direction. I want to help others. That’s one of the reasons I went into teaching and I truly believe that compassion is one of my greatest strengths as a teacher. But to say I want to help others is too broad […]Read More Kindness and Compassion
So, I sat through an hour long sales pitch for a weight-loss program today. It was an good plan based on whole foods. But, of course, after the spiel, its more money that I can justify for something I should be able to figure out on my own. I’m relatively intelligent and I do have […]Read More Food as Medicine
You know… you’d think by 54 I would have this stuff figured out. It’s time to get organized and start the push again. I don’t have the luxury of waiting until New Year’s for the new resolution. 2020 has been a doozy for everyone. Starting off with an Appendectomy, I just never have found my […]Read More Here we go again….
Ingredients 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup milk 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup butter 2 cup flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 Tb pumpkin pie spice 2 eggs, beaten Preheat oven to 325 degrees In a small saucepan, combine sugar, milk, honey and butter. Heat until the butter melts and the sugar and honey […]Read More Honey Spice Bread
Ingredients 2 cans sweetened condensed milk 3/4 cup lemon juice Zest from 1 lemon 1 container of whipped cream Graham cracker pie crust Directions Add all ingredients except the pie crust to a mixing bowl. Beat until fluffy. Pour into the pie crust and chill for at least an hour. Enjoy!Read More Lemon Icebox Pie
Ingredients Raspberry Buttermilk Cake 1 1/2 cup flour 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 egg whites 1/2 cup vegetable oil 10 oz buttermilk 6 oz butter 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raspberry jam Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting 1/2 cup butter 8 oz cream cheese 4 […]Read More Raspberry Buttermilk Cake with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting
Ingredients Base 1 pouch sugar cookie mix 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 cup cold butter 1 can pumpkin Cream Cheese Layer 2 pkg softened cream cheese 1/2 cup sugar 2 tbsp flour 1 tsp vanilla 1 egg Pecan Pie Layer 1/2 cup melted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 3 tbsp flour 3 eggs […]Read More Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Cookie Bars