Grandma Shirley’s Chocolate Pie | Foodie Friday

Grandma Shirley’s Chocolate Pie | Foodie Friday

So, I figured out pretty quickly that pie was the quickest way to Mr. McKinney’s heart. And more specifically his mama/Grandma’s chocolate pie.  Its makes an appearance at every holiday, birthday, or when he is home and just says, “mom, I think pie would be really...
recipe: Nacho Ranchy Texas Trash

recipe: Nacho Ranchy Texas Trash

This time of year reminds me of many holiday traditions. church Christmas pageants – you know who you are school choir solos Salvation Army bell ringing family christmas gathering shopping at the school store – you know where you took your parent’s...
Gift Guide: for the Hostess with the McMostess

Gift Guide: for the Hostess with the McMostess

Let’s be honest, its a mind boggling thing this time of year – the hostess gift. Do you get one? What is too much? What if you are the only one who brings something? What is too small? Is it one size fits all? What if there is more than one host? So, what...
Hostess with the McMostess: feeding friends

Hostess with the McMostess: feeding friends

So, my post on Tuesday started out as menu planner for hosting a weekend of grown-up friends and Stephen’s House Peru. My husband serves on the board of this organization and we were honored to host these friends for a weekend away from their normal routines,...