Mondays on Main St. – Carrot and Cilantro Soup

must give this a try!

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carrot and cilantro soup Good day to you!

Does that greeting remind you a little of Downton Abbey?

When 9:00 p.m. rolls around on a Sunday, it’s every man, woman and child for his or herself around here.

It’s amazing how quickly a really good writing can just suck you in, even if you’ve not watched the show from the beginning.

A few things to note about my Sunday nights:

At about 8:30 p.m., I begin fervently working on my English accent and attempt to incorporate certain phrases into conversation like, “lady’s maid” and of course, “drunken vicar.”

I’ll admit that those phrases are tough to work into everyday American lexicon, but I still try (it can’t hurt).

Next, I fix a cup of English tea (decaffeinated because a girl’s got to get her beauty rest) and by 8:50 p.m., I’m strenuously fluffing some pillows so I can sit back and enjoy the show…

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Choco-Mallow Candy

Chocolate! Happy Vanlentine’s Day!

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choco mallow candy

Do you believe in miracles?

While I usually reserve this blog to discuss recipes and the goings-on in our little family (you know…the fun stuff), today I thought I’d share something more personal.

You see, I have a friend in the hospital.

This is someone who is more like family than friend.

I’ve been praying hard for a miracle these past few weeks.

The kind that defy all logic and reason.

Today, I received some news that things are looking up and the medical team is feeling optimistic.  I’m counting that news alone as a small miracle.

Sometimes, it hurts my heart to pray that hard and care that much, but I think I’m making a difference.  So, I’m going to keep at it.

I’m going to force myself to feel the fragility of the situation, although it makes me really uncomfortable.

I’m grateful for this friend.  This…

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