Birthdays, Cancer, and Green Gumbo

Yesterday was my 42nd birthday. I didn't do anything or cook anything special. There was no cake, ice cream, gifts, or fancy party hats. We had Chic-fil-a for dinner, and I was fine with that. I find it kinda funny the things we give up on as we get older. Those things, like birthday parties, … Continue reading Birthdays, Cancer, and Green Gumbo

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Hoppin’ John

I don't remember having Hoppin' John when I was little. The only memory I have of blacked eyed peas wasn't very pleasant. I can't remember who prepared them, or where I was. I know it was around New Year's Day or a little while after. All I can remember about them is they tasted gross … Continue reading Hoppin’ John

Fat Tuesday

Tomorrow is the first day of Lent. That makes today Fat Tuesday, aka Mardi Gras!! I keep meaning to make to New Orleans for the carnival. I can never seem to find the time to go. It was suppose to be our honeymoon detestation, but that fell through too. I wasn't in my high school … Continue reading Fat Tuesday