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Change in Format

Hi there! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted. I was also focusing a lot on my photography (www.rebekahlacountphotography.com). I still plan on working on my photography, but I do want to get back to sharing my recipes with you. I’ve decided to change the format of how I present my recipes. I …

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A Misuse of Power – A 13 year old faces being sent to juvenile detention for not seeing her father

I don’t share much of my life history. It’s really not related to writing a food blog, but sometimes you have to step outside your box. When I was 3 my father left my mother, my infant brother, and me for another woman. He did not really want much to do with us kids. My …

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Random Thoughts Pt. 6

This is a post is a shout out to several of my friends and their blogs, pages, and businesses. Check them out when you get a chance. I get nothing from sharing this info and these link other than knowing that I am sharing their awesomeness with you all. Writing a blog is an easy …

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Random Thoughts Pt. 5

Hi there! I’m back. I didn’t mean to be MIA, but life happens. I really haven’t done much new baking/cooking since the last time I posted. My attention has been focused more in other areas. We are very fortunate to have our daughter in a Montessori school. It’s a small, but amazing school. We love …

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Random Thoughts Pt. 4

Last weekend, we had some very good friends over for dinner. I made the Lahori Chicken and Potato Curry with rice and a lemon almond tart (recipe to come). I had a major moment of panic while cooking the chicken.  My nose was lightly stuffy, so I really couldn’t smell very well. Once I put …

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Random Thoughts: Part 3

I started to write a ‘Happy Holidays/Happy New Years’ post at the first of the month and I basically ended up typing a few line and then I would just stare at the screen with my mind blank. So, I’m going to ramble a bit. I hope that everyone had a great holiday season. However …

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Christmas Tree Decorating

There really is something magical about a Christmas tree. When I was little, I would sneak downstairs every year after Santa had come and everyone was asleep. I would turn on the tree and just sit there and stare at the tree. I still do it. In that moment of silence, you can still believe …

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Thanksgiving (Part Two)

Okay, the spiced cranberries are done and cooling and the pumpkin pie is in the oven. Here is my pumpkin pie recipe. it took a bit of fiddling with it over the years, but I finally got the texture that I wanted. I’ve tried other brands of pumpkin, but I prefer Libby’s taste.  Do NOT …

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Happy Thanksgiving! (Part One)

The season of giving and sharing has begun. The giving and sharing of germs that is. We’ve had several weeks of sickness in the house. Everyone is finally on the mend, thank goodness!  That is the reason I haven’t posted anything lately. Fevers and coughing up one’s lungs is not conducive to cooking and baking. …

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