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    A Pecan Story.

    We all love pecans, right?  We put pecans in everything we bake…well, almost everything, Pecan pie, cookies, cakes, brownies, cinnamon rolls, Better Than Sex Dessert,  ya….pretty much everything. If you have purchased pecans recently, you know they are pricey.   They are Higher than a cat’s back.  (our standard phrase for pricey) There are many, many perks to being married to an Okie.  One perk, I wasn’t expecting, is….I haven’t bought pecans in eleven years.  Since the day we were married, my sweet mother-in-law, and grandmother-in-law, have graciously provided me with bags, and bags of pecans. They spend hours on their hands and knees picking up the little jewels.  Then they spend hours and hours…

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    Thanksgiving Plans AND Black Friday At Target

                                                                   You all know I live in the middle of nowhere, right?  And, the fact that I usually host Thanksgiving Dinner at our house (in the middle of nowhere), means no Black Friday shopping for me. However…this year is a little different. We are heading to Oklahoma to spend the holiday with my husband’s family.  And, I’ll be honest with you…I CAN’T WAIT! I dearly love his family, and we always have such a wonderful time with them.  It will be absolutely amazing to indulge myself in their super yummy holiday feast. Oh, and another little perk…I get to participate in Black Friday shopping!  Yay!! One place I want to go…

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    Snow Dog, Naked Chicken, And….

    Remember last week, (or maybe it was the week before that), when I fell off the face of the blog world?  I had the opportunity to go through some photos, and I found a few I wanted to share… I apologize in advance for the naked chicken.                                                                                                  Baxter, The Snow Dog.         Baxter, The Flying Snow Dog.         The Husband On The Tractor.   I thought my car could make it through a little snow drift. Turns out….I thought wrong.         Beer Butt Chicken. Sorry….I just had to throw this one in to see if you were paying attention.      …

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    Current Location: The Real World

    Howdy!  I’m sure you all have been wondering, where in the world is that one girl, from that one blog?  (yes, I’m fifty years old, and still refer to myself as a girl) Since you all have been worried sick, and checking my blog everyday, and sending out hundreds of thousands of emails…I thought I better check in. I fell off the face of the blog world, but, I didn’t fall off the face of the real world. Today, I will leave you with a piece of advice from my current location…The Real World. If you are like me, and use a crockpot, there are two very critical steps.  Especially if you are like me…and…