Black-Eyed Peas: My Old Favorite

I decided today would be perfect for making black-eye peas. I know it’s tradition to make them and collard greens for New Year’s Day. However, I got caught up in relaxing and here we are. ??‍♀️ So today with my sous-chef Mozeley, I brought some “Good Luck” into my house.

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The Miser Brothers: Just Too Much!

I loved this song from the Miser Brothers in A Year Without Santa Claus! It’s one of my favorite Christmas-time songs. Just the beat alone brings back memories. We would watch all of the cartoons as a family. My parents even had their favorites. I miss the magic and happiness of the Christmases I enjoyed as a child. Even with my niece and nephew, it isn’t the same. It’s just different.
For now, I’ll take this happy memory from the Miser Brothers.

Wishing everyone a Happy and Healthy Christmas!


Signature in Burgundy cursive spelling out T. Lanette.

…Now for My Thanksgiving Meal!

I’m back home after a peaceful ride with my traditional Thanksgiving meal— fried turkey and sweet potato cheesecake! All prepared by my cousin who owns Jersey Jones BBQ and Catering. After a short (but long) work week, there is nothing better than having someone else prepare my Thanksgiving meal.

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