Where Faith, Food and Life Converge

Month: January 2015

A Big Night Birthday Feast – Timpano!

A Big Night Birthday Feast – Timpano!

A couple years ago, I was looking on YouTube for a specific scene from the Stanley Tucci and Tony Shaloub 1996 movie Big Night. When I finally did come across it, there was a comment that the scene was basically food porn. I had to laugh at […]

When Life is the color of Gray

  I like the sun.  I do.  Granted, most people probably enjoy it as much as me, but truly, the lack of it over the course of this winter has started a rumbling hunger in me for the bright warmth of the sun. I consider my […]

Monday Mondays 1.26.15

I heard someone mention the other day that all babies born these days have their entire lives chronicled digitally.  No more – or very few – hard copies of photographs are made anymore, rather, there are Tweets, Facebook statuses, Vine videos, and over thousands of […]

A Nomination for the Liebster Award…

Although I write because I just like to write, it’s nice to be noticed every once in a while. It’s encouraging when other writers stop by and show recognition for what I’ve posted on my blog. I’m honored to have been nominated for the Liebster Award by The Crafty […]

Monday Mondays 1.19.15

Do you ever feel like your brain is disappearing?   And yes, TW, I’m sure you’ve definitely felt that! 😉   I got up extra early and spent most of the morning getting a package ready to send to my son overseas for his birthday.  Even […]

25 Random things about Me

25 Random things about Me

A few years ago, Facebook had a tag-fest, wherein, if you were “tagged” by someone who posted their own list of “25 Random Things About Me…,” you were then supposed to post your own. I was talking to an acquaintance a couple weeks ago, and […]

Monday Mondays 1.12.15

This past week, I passed the time reading.  And reading.  And reading.  I love to read, but even I can find it somewhat tedious if it’s something I feel I have to do.  I may have referenced the stack of magazines I had hidden (shamefully) […]

Why Quiet Matters

  qui·et ˈkwīət/ noun: the quality or state of being quiet or calm 1 a: marked by little or no motion or activity, calm b: a calm easygoing temperament c: not interfered with d: enjoyed in peace and relaxation 2 a: free from noise or […]

Monday Mondays 1.5.15 – Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas season.  Mine was… different.  Quiet.  Almost 28 years of marriage and it was our first without any of our children at home.  Honestly, I don’t think my husband and I have watched so many movies that didn’t […]