Virtual Pizza Party

“every moment matters” The toughest part of the coronavirus pandemic is not being able to be with your loved ones. We are lucky that we live in a world that we are able to stay connected. Since we are still doing “take out Fridays,” Ronnie decided to surprise me with a virtual pizza party with…

Sunday Dinner for Two

“make today amazing” Today is a very quiet Sunday. It will be only be Ronnie and me for dinner. We wanted today to be like any other Sunday. So when I got up I made a “gravy” with meatballs, and Ronnie prepared the garlic bread. For dessert, we kept it simple, banana splits. While the…

Ft Lauderdale

“travel not to escape life but for life not to escape you” Next stop – Ft. Lauderdale to visit Ronnie’s brother, Bobby. It’s always fun to see Bobby, he is such a hoot. We spent another relaxing day at the beach, Bobby made a delicious antipasto and Italian bread, perfect picky food by the beach….

Shrimp Scampi with a Twist

“believe in your own magic” Since Isaiah is between sports, I don’t have to pick up the girls, and only have Maliah on Thursdays. So, I started going through one room at a time, because before you know it I will be back to my normal schedule with the girls. While organizing, I am thinking…

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…

Shannon’s Chicken and Broccoli with a Twist

“stay close to people who feel like sunshine” Since the holidays are over, and my foot is healing, and I don’t have to wear the boot anymore, I can start to cook the way I usually do. Holidays are great, but we get off course with the way we eat. I decided to make Shannon’s…

Pasta Carbonara

“home is my happy place” Since it was a long weekend, my granddaughters stayed over most of it. I remember when I was young, my sister and I would stay at our grandparents house as much as our parents would let us. We have the best memories, and we always seem to reminisce when we…

A Vegetarian Delight

“stay close to people who feel like sunshine” Today I feel like vegetables for dinner, my grandmother used to make this delicious summer vegetable dish; of course there isn’t a recipe to follow. I looked through my recipes and found a ratatouille recipes that I made in the past, so I did a mixture of…

Chicken Sausage over Polenta

“just another magic monday” Yes, another polenta and sausage recipe, Ronnie and Anthony told me that they could eat polenta everyday; I think they are very serious! I, on the other hand, would like something different, but it is easy, tasty and healthy, so why bother if they are happy. This time I switched it…

Just Another Tuesday

“life is full of possibilities” Tonight, Ronnie wants cod, vegetables, and a side of polenta for dinner. I wanted to change it up a bit, so I came up with this. I seasoned the cod, cut up a bunch of veggies, and put them over the top of the cod. I also made my grandmother’s…