An Old Photo of Grandpa Davey and Sweet Mom for Valentine’s Day and Decadent Chocolate Pancake Recipe

David and I were 17 and 16 when this photo was taken at Pontchartrain Beach in New Orleans. It is our favorite sweetheart picture, so I’m sharing it for Valentine’s Day.     I haven’t received any Valentine’s Day flowers, cards, or candies since then but I do have the gift of LOVE. If you […]

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History Behind Christmas Cookie Traditions [3-Ingredient No-Bake Cookie Recipe]

Oreo Cookie and Cream No-Bake Cookies

Many of us love to bake, exchange, and eat Christmas cookies. But how many of us know the history behind this time-honored tradition? Let’s go back about 1,000 years to Medieval Europe where the practice of baking cookies at Christmastime originated. As you can imagine, sugar was a precious commodity in those times. People commonly […]

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