Skip to main content


I have not posted for a couple of days as Bill had minor outpatient surgery yesterday and I am a little busy.  :-) 

I will be back at it soon and will be catching up on all your posts!

Take care...


  1. Pam, hope Bill is doing well and you too! Take good care!


  2. Oh and Congrats on the Foodie Blogroll!


  3. Hi Pam - I do hope Bill is OK. Wishing you all the best

  4. We're sending our best purrs to Bill!!!

  5. Quick recovery wishes for Bill.

  6. Hope your hubby recovers quickly. I'm sure you'll spoil him with all your wonderful cooking! Looking forward to when you can get back to posting. God bless ~

  7. Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your husband.

  8. I hope all is well. We will be here when you are ready to return.

  9. Hope your hubby feels better soon:)

  10. hope all is well I am pam your newest follower! come by my blog and grab my button, and check out my new cookbook

  11. Wishing Bill a quick recovery...Take care.

  12. Hope Bill is doing fine, and wishing him a speedy recovery! Take care!

  13. Pam,
    Thanks for visiting my site. Looks like you have some fun recipes here! I had to chuckle when I read about your Mom's name is Pam, my Dad's name is Bill and I have a brother names Matt! Isn't that funny! Hope your husband has a speedy recovery!

  14. I hope he is feeling better soon. Take care.

  15. Wishing your hubby a speedy recovery. I'm sure he will be on the mend fast with the help of your good cooking!

  16. Hoping Bill is doing better very very soon.

  17. Dear Pam: First, I wish Bill a happy recovery. Second, I loved your blog very much, you'll have me here.

    Best wishes,

    Doña Masita

  18. Hi Pam, hope that your hubby mends fast and gets back to being friskey asap!
    You take all the time you need to tend to business...we'll be here, waiting for your return.
    You're too good to miss!

  19. Hey sweetie! Take as much time as you need. Hope he's doing alright!

  20. Saw your profile on another page. Glad I read your informative and well-written blog. Look foraward to following you here. Have a great day! Cheers! Wishing Bill a speedy recovery.

  21. Thanks so much to all of you for the nice wishes! You all are kind, caring people and it is a pleasure to blog here among you all! Thanks so much for making me feel missed! You are the best!!!

    Pam, thanks so much for both! He is doing much better now!

    Sue, thank you! How nice of you!

    Brian, thanks! He's near purrfect!

    Buttercup, thanks for the wishes! I appreciate it!

    The Sugar Queen, I am cooking more than soup for him now! Thanks for your kindness! God bless...

    symphonious sweets, thank you so much!

    Velva, thanks for making me feel missed!

    Holly, thanks! He's mending well!

    from my motorhome to yours, it's great to meet you and thank you for following! I will be enjoying your blog!

    Jacqueline, thanks so much! Have a good day!

    Cinnamon-Girl, he is doing much better! Thanks for the kind thoughts!

    Lyndsey, thank you! Each day is getting better!

    Jamie Cooks It Up, that is too funny with the names! Love it! Thanks for the nice wishes!

    Kathleen, thank you very much! Hope all is well your way!

    Grace, thanks! It makes me feel great with all these nice comments!

    Dishesdone, thanks so much! Have a great day!

    midwesttomidlands, he is doing much better; thank you! Not sure how much my cooking helped though. ;)

    Zia Elle, thank you so much! He is doing better now! xoxoxo

    Dona Masita, thank you for your kind wishes and for stopping by here! I know I will enjoy your blog and can't wait to get back and start reading them! Love that Mexican food!

    cogidogmama, thanks so much. You are always so thoughtful and I really appreciate you stopping by! Have a good day and give those corgis a treat for me!

    Joanne, thank you very much! You are so kind and caring. Here's wishing you a wonderful day!

    Lazaro Cooks, thanks for your sweet wishes! I'm so glad you stopped by and I will be visiting you often! Have a terrific day!

    Farmchick, thanks! It's getting better each day! Thanks for stopping by!

  22. Dear Pam,

    all the best to Bill, I hope that he will be better very soon.


  23. Thanks, Alessandra! He is doing much better now!


Post a Comment


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
~ Mark Twain

I am happy to hear what you have to say, and appreciate your taking the time to stop by and leave a comment.
Keep smiling!

Popular posts from this blog

Tender and Delicious Italian-Style Baked Chicken Breasts

Are you in the mood for chicken tonight? If you are, here’s a great recipe for it!

Everyone seems to love chicken and there are several things I like about this recipe:  the ease of preparation, just a few simple ingredients and no sacrifice of the flavor because it is simple.  It tastes mmm mmm good! 
This dish is great for a weeknight meal or company also.  Just dip the chicken breasts into beaten eggs, coat them with the Parmesan bread crumb mixture, drizzle with the spicy, garlicky Robusto Italian dressing and pop them into the oven.  They come out baked to perfection, being fork tender.  I served it with rice and a crisp mesclun salad.

Italian-Style Baked Chicken Breast Printable recipe

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup Parmesan cheese 1 cup Italian bread crumbs ½ tablespoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼-½ teaspoon seasoned pepper ¼ cup Wishbone Robusto Italian Salad Dressing 4 teaspoons butter
Wash chicken, pat dry. Combine cheese, bread crumbs, g…

Succulent Slow-cooker Pork Loin in Gravy

It’s that time of year when I like pulling out the slow cooker and letting it cook dinner for us!

Thisslightly adapted recipe is from Trisha Yearwood’s Home Cooking cookbook.  Not only can she sing, she can evidently cook very well also.  Her cookbooks are filled with down-home simple recipes that would appeal to most anyone.  

We really like pork and I really like the slow-cooker, so this recipe is a win win!  It has the right mix of ingredients with its spicy rub, chicken broth, lemon juice and soy sauce.  The pork is fall apart tender and delicious Trisha says, “ Before I found this recipe, my attempts at cooking pork loin usually began with high hopes and ended with dry, overcooked meat.  The secret is the slow-cooking crockpot.  Spices in the rub get a chance to really flavor the loin, and it doesn’t dry out.  In fact, it’s so tender that it actually falls apart!” 

The singer/cook is right ~ it is scrumptious!  I hope you try it and like it as much as we do!

Slow-cooker Pork Loin in …

Bubba’s Winning Homemade Summer Sausage

You’re probably asking why would anyone bother to make their own summer sausage.  The reason is, because it is so very delicious!

The flavor of Bubba's home made sausage is much better than the store bought version, cheaper also and you know exactly what it consists of.  You control the ingredients ~ no added chemicals~ and flavor it as you like.  It reminds me of growing up on the farm with Dad making our own pork sausage, not similar to supermarket sausage at all.
Our older son, known as Bubba here on my blog, has been refining his summer sausage recipe and has hit on the exact proportions for it.   It's easy to pull together, it just takes time; requiring 5 days to cure.  

There is no casing involved.  Do not use a grade of ground beef with very low fat content as the result will be dry and crumbly.  Do not substitute any other salt for the Morton Tender Quick Cure ~ it is not the same thing!
It’s a great summer sausage that you just slice and serve with cheese and crackers or …

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the treehouse; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape…

~ Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


ᴡᴏᴏ ʜᴏᴏ!!!

ᴡᴏᴏ ʜᴏᴏ!!!

Dinner Party

Dinner Party
Jules-Alexandre Grun

United States 7.3.16

Flag Counter

Global Visitors 7.3.16

Flag Counter

ᴍɪɴɴɪᴇ ❣ 13 ʏᴇᴀʀs

ᴍɪɴɴɪᴇ ❣ 13 ʏᴇᴀʀs
May 5, 2004…

ᴍᴏᴏᴄʜᴇʀ ❤ ʀɪᴘ ❤

ᴍᴏᴏᴄʜᴇʀ ❤ ʀɪᴘ ❤
May 5, 2004 – Dec 16, 2014

Since 2009


Total Pageviews