Pets Are Family: Include Them In Your Emergency Plan

Well hello there! It’s been a minute since I’ve been here. The freelance hustle is non-stop and, well, this became fallow land. Anyway, we’re at the height of hurricane season (not to be confused with Hurricanes Season, which will get underway in a few weeks). In fact, we already had Hurricane Dorian hit North Carolina…Continue reading Pets Are Family: Include Them In Your Emergency Plan

Baking Bread And Grieving

As you’ve seen in my #WhatsForDinner posts, I’ve been sharing many of my recent cooking escapades. While I typically don’t bake a whole lot (other than occasionally tossing in some cornbread muffins), it suddenly became important to me to bake whole wheat bread. I don’t eat a lot of bread, though I do enjoy toast…Continue reading Baking Bread And Grieving

What’s For Dinner: A Southern New Year’s Tradition

I haven’t looked at the legislation to confirm this, but I’m pretty sure it’s compulsory to eat black-eyed peas with collard greens and cornbread on New Year’s Day. While I was watching WRAL last week, they had a segment with a recipe for a black-eyed peas, collards, and cornbread casserole that looked interesting. Thank goodness…Continue reading What’s For Dinner: A Southern New Year’s Tradition