Diva Rambling: Lowering Expectations….

LOWERING EXPECTATIONS Most of us, because of our upbringing, wake up each day with expectations of how that day will go. We think work will be a certain way, friends will be a certain way or even how our family will play out the day or week. I love the old saying...”Want to make God …

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Diva Tasting: Balsamic Chicken

Balsamic Chicken  Ingredients: ¼ Cup Balsamic Vinegar 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 3 Teaspoon Garlic Powder ¼ Teaspoon Salt ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper 6 (5-ounce) Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Halves Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large resealable plastic storage bag; mix well. Seal, and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes. Heat a Large cast iron skillet …

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Diva Rambling: Zen-O-Meter…

Zen-O-Meter I’ve noticed with this summers hectic schedules, and bizarre hiccups, that a quiet weekend at home seems such a respite even more. It becomes a chance to catch up on all things home. I've traveled fifty percent of my adult life and I've come to love nesting. I have discovered, for me specifically, and …

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Diva Tasting:Old Southern Spoon Bread…

If you've never been on lost books.com do yourself a favor.  You can find many lost book and can order many of them in hard copy from Amazon or download for free online.  This old southern cookbook was a wonderful find.   Old Southern Spoon Bread  Lost books on southern cookbook 2 cups cornmeal One and …

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Diva Rambling: Alone in the crowd…

Alone in the Crowd... I often sit alone in a crowd. I place myself somewhere in a remote section of the venue I'm in at the moment...and just listen. Then I close my eyes and listen. There are hundreds of sounds and words swirling about me. Some interesting conversations and some you wish you could …

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Diva Tasting: Lemon Cookie Bars…

My beautiful niece sent me this.  It is yummy.   Lemon Pie Cookie Bars Ingredients: 1 (2 Crusts) package Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts 1 (8 Oz.) Package Cream Cheese, Softened 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 1 (8 Oz.) Tub Cool Whip, Divided 2 (3.4 Oz.) Boxes Instant Lemon Pudding, Dry 3 Cups Half n' Half Sprinkles, For Topping …

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Diva Rambling: Every Season….

“For everything there is a season…”Not to be confused with the song... The summer in “The Crater” has been unusually different this year. We've had record rainy days and humidity that will melt candle wax. Yet it has been so green and lush one shouldn't complain at all this beauty. Here late in August I …

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