Remembering Dad, Family and Vanilla Muffins

As I sifted the flour, baking powder and salt and beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla extract together, I thought about a mother making muffins for her young son who would grow up to become a man, an airman in the Air Force, a husband, an attorney, a father of three boys, a scoutmaster, and a grandfather. Continue reading Remembering Dad, Family and Vanilla Muffins

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Brunching So Hard in Midtown Memphis

But let’s move on and talk about what we have to be thankful for. Each of my favorites borders or falls within the Parkways of Midtown Memphis (North, East and South) and no further west than the Medical Center. Continue reading Brunching So Hard in Midtown Memphis

Gifts of Food and  Love for Pulse

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, 49 people were murdered,  53 people were injured and many more lives devastated by a lone gunman at Pulse Nightclub and Ultra Lounge in Orlando, Florida. The perpetrator of this most recent mass shooting targeted LGBT people. Months ago, we planned a trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to spend a weekend with our best friends Christy … Continue reading Gifts of Food and  Love for Pulse