Monthly Archives: February 2023

End of Winter Pick-Me-Ups


Hello readers! I can’t believe we are already almost through February. Maybe it’s because in the Northeast, we have not had our usual share of snow, and have been teased with spring-like weather, despite having gone through a weekend at the beginning of February with record-breaking, arctic lows and wind chills that only a polar bear would feel comfortable in. February is that month, once Valentine’s Day passes, that feels “in between” with everything. That’s why I appreciate winter “Pick Me Ups” – little things – from “treats” to recipes, new or fun finds that make the end of winter a bit more enjoyable.

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My Mom’s Cowboy Salad

Hello Friends!

Today, I’ve got a fun surprise for you!  Last month in my blog post I told you that my Momma from New Mexico is here with us for awhile.  (If you missed that post, you can read it here.)

Well, today I’m turning this blog over to her!  She’s written up a little recipe treat for you!

Meet my mom, Carol: 



Above picture taken in 2016 of my Momma in her kitchen 

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