Grilled Mango and Blue Cheese Salad and the Art of Balancing Flavors

  I love a good salad with my meal! (Especially if someone else is doing all the washing and chopping. Doing the prep work is the one thing I too often let stand in the way of me enjoying more salad in my diet.) One think I’ve learned from watching Food Network is that great […]


An Orphan Mentality

  In the Friday morning ladies group that I attend, we’ve been tossing around the phrase, “orphan mentality”. It touched a nerve for me. Because too often, I catch myself living like I’m an orphan. What do I mean? What is an “orphan mentality”? And where did we even come up with this terminology? The […]


Double Chocolate Layer Cake

Double Chocolate Layer Cake I promised I’d get back with you on that chocolate cake recipe, and I like to keep my promises. I’d also like to tell you that it’s my “own” recipe, as if I came up with it, but it’s not. I found it on Epicurious the first time I made it, […]