Fun With Nyla and Maliah

“beautiful girls, you can do amazing things” Today, is the beginning of a 3 day sleepover with Nyla and Maliah. Allie and Mia went away for competition, and Isaiah has work and basketball, so I have the pleasure of having them stay here. Nyla has a lot of things planned to do with me; she…

Another Day in Boston

“it’s time for a road trip” Every time we have an appointment in Boston, we make a day of it so we can go to Wahlburgers, my favorite restaurant. We try different locations while in Boston. So far, we have been to 4 different ones. Fenway is the most recent one that we visited. Our…

Turkey Chili

“family, friends, food and football” One of the foods we decided to make on Super Bowl Sunday was turkey chili. Ronnie makes chili with all different kinds of meat. Today, Ronnie suggested I make it healthier by using turkey meat. olive oil garlic cloves, minced 2 packages ground turkey 1 to 2 packets McCormick Chili…

Super Bowl Sunday

“the measure of who we are is what we do with what we have” – Vince Lombardi I have been hosting Superbowl Sunday for many years. My dad would always bring his famous hot wiener sauce, he always said it was better than the restaurants. I’ve watched football with my dad since I was a…

A Beautiful Day for a Walk

“an early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” Henry David Thoreau Today was the day that I was going to start walking again. I haven’t walked since I broke my foot. I planned on meeting my friend Deby. We were going to shop a bit and then on to walking. Well, we…

Mama's Eggplant Parmesan

“It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember” Another fond memory that I have of my grandmother is her eggplant parmesan. It was my favorite food that she made. I would ask her to make it for me all the time. It was a mixture of all these wonderful tastes. Hers…

Sunshine and Family

“stay close to people who feel like sunshine” Today, another day that when I woke up the sun was shining. These winter days have been so beautiful, I just want them to last. All week I have been thinking of my Grandmother Mama’s eggplant parmesan. She always made the most delicious meals. So, for dinner…

Friday Morning Sunshine

“Let there be sunshine in your soul today” Today, there is a quiet crispiness in the air. We still have a light snow covering the ground, but the sun is so beautiful, it makes me want spring to come quicker. The joys of New England weather, you never know how it’s going to be until…

Tonights Dinner

“I embrace the quiet and calmness of the night” Tonight I decided to make something different other than a polenta dish. I decided on couscous with roasted butternut squash and feta cheese, I also felt like having steak. It was going to be a quiet night, with just Ronnie, Anthony and myself for dinner. Coucous…

Not Our Typical Sunday Dinner

“kindness is like snow; it beautifies everything it covers” – Kahili Gibran Today we decided to make a small version of our Christmas Eve dinner. My favorite is the stuffed mushrooms and spaghetti and clam sauce. My kids’ favorite is the baked stuffed shrimp. We also all love lobster. But, to our disappointment, the fish…