Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Vegetarian Crock Pot Dressing (with Step-by-Step Photos)

Because of family food allergies and preferences, I created my own Vegetarian Crock Pot Dressing a few years ago. Even though it may be lacking the traditional chicken or turkey broth as an ingredient, it is not lacking in flavor! In fact, it has become a family favorite! Ingredients 1 ½ cups finely minced celery … Continue reading Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Vegetarian Crock Pot Dressing (with Step-by-Step Photos)

Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Sweet Potato Pie

During the fall and winter months—or anytime, for that matter—taking a little extra time to prepare a special treat to eat can help take our minds off things that may be challenging in our lives. Here is a favorite recipe of mine for Sweet Potato Pie. Sweet Potato Preparation 2 cups cooked sweet potatoes drained … Continue reading Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Sweet Potato Pie

Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Magic Chocolate Cake – No eggs or dairy!

It’s that time of the year again when we begin to think about the upcoming holidays. And, of course, that means visions of delectable foods we might prepare start to dance in our heads! Some of mine take a good bit of preparation. But some are super easy to make! What I am sharing today … Continue reading Nonny’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – Magic Chocolate Cake – No eggs or dairy!

How to Live Forever

In the twentieth century, the practice of cryonics (preserving dead bodies for a future ‘resurrection’) came into being. Though dismissed by many as a pseudo-science, others have clung to its hope by having their own or loved one’s body go through the preservation procedure. According to my Google search, there are at least four cryonic … Continue reading How to Live Forever

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The Holiday Season is Closer than You think – Shop Early for the Kids in Your Life (and their Caregivers!)

It’s not too early to start thinking about meaningful and educational holiday gifts for the youngsters in your life! If you haven’t purchased Volume 3 in my Nonny Day Series, Alphabet Excursion and Higgledy-Piggledy (perhaps because you didn’t find sample pages to view on Amazon--a story for another day!), below is what its delightful art … Continue reading The Holiday Season is Closer than You think – Shop Early for the Kids in Your Life (and their Caregivers!)

Getting out of a Sticky Situation: Tips for a Quick Refresh of Old Barbie Dolls

Recently in doing some cleaning out and reorganizing, I discovered five old Barbie dolls which I recognized as having originally belonged to my younger daughter when she was a preteen. Unfortunately, their legs and hair had become sticky with age. I was planning on giving them to her but thought, “Ugh! Will she even want … Continue reading Getting out of a Sticky Situation: Tips for a Quick Refresh of Old Barbie Dolls

The New Kentucky ‘Farmer’: Moving Forward with Technology

KET, Kentucky Educational Television, recently broadcast a fascinating forum hosted by Renee Shaw called “AgriTech in Kentucky” (May 23, 2022). ‘AgriTech’ is an abbreviated way to say ‘agricultural technology.’ This program noted that the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the heart of the U.S.A. has, by its geographical location on the banks of the Ohio River, … Continue reading The New Kentucky ‘Farmer’: Moving Forward with Technology

Sabbatical Series: Need a Break? Sixteen Minutes to Restore Calmness and Bring Hope

It has always been true that the world has a way of catching us off guard. Many of us like to think we have our life in control. Especially if we were fortunate enough to be born into a comfortable middle-class family, we have been taught to work hard and life will reward you. Pestilence, … Continue reading Sabbatical Series: Need a Break? Sixteen Minutes to Restore Calmness and Bring Hope