Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!!! Yep, I said it. Merry Christmas. Merry, Merry Christmas.  Yes, I know that phrase is supposed to be avoided in public settings because it is exclusive and offensive to some. Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. However I'm tired of those who are trying ruin the Christmas Season. I'm … Continue reading Merry Christmas

Pumpkin Pancake/Waffle

I've had some request for this today.  This is always one of the Big Guy's favorites. I only make this between Thanksgiving and New Year's. Think any more and we might get tired of it. This is an updated revision with Truvia Baking mix instead of sugar. Oh and some other changes I have made. … Continue reading Pumpkin Pancake/Waffle

A Brief History of Thanksgiving

 The first Thanksgiving was observed the fall of 1621. Governor Bradford decreed there should be a day of thanks to celebrate harvest.(1) During colonial days thanksgiving was celebrated after the fall harvest however there was no uniform observance until October 1777. In 1789 George Washington became the first president to declare a Thanksgiving holiday.(2) Journalist … Continue reading A Brief History of Thanksgiving

A Brief History of Veterans’ Day

Originally posted at Veterans’ Day is an often overlooked holiday. It is a time to remember those who served our country both during war and times of peace. However, for many of us it is just another day. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the observance of Armistice Day as a time to remember those who … Continue reading A Brief History of Veterans’ Day

A Family Thanksgiving Favorite

A few years ago, I came up with the idea of pumpkin waffles to use up some leftover pumpkin. It was a hit and my husband insists that I fix them every year. So, I hope your family enjoy's them as much as we do. Pumpkin Pancakes/Waffles 1 ¼ C flour – sifted 1 T. … Continue reading A Family Thanksgiving Favorite