Spring strawberries are in season in middle Tennessee. Friday my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I made a trip to a local farm to fill up on fresh, ruby-red, stunningly juicy, beautiful strawberries.Mom cleaned the strawberries as I made dinner Friday. We talked about our "plan of attack" … [Read more...] about Happy Mother’s Day! Jammin’ With My Mom
In 2004 the Chief and I bought this lovely home to run as a bed and breakfast. In the 3 years that followed we hosted over 1,000 men, women (and a few children!) at our breakfast table.In this 174-year-old home antebellum home, Mother's Day was an extra-special day because we treated … [Read more...] about Breakfast In Bed For Mom? Praline French Toast! Yes Ma’am!
Once upon a time this little girl Alice (on the right) starting stealing ... hearts that is. Here she is posing with her older sister Mary.Little Alice with Esther and Arthur Rufer whose heart she stole when she was quite young. With no children of their own they loved taking Alice to … [Read more...] about My Mother The Thief
A few years ago my mom and I were working side by side, in the kitchen, when I was struck by the similarity of our hands. I remember when I was younger (and my mom was about the age I am now) mom would take my hands and hold them saying, "mine were once pretty like yours." At the time I had … [Read more...] about Weekend RoundUP Happy Mother’s Day!