Wow, I loved the pork chops prepared this way. They were so good, quick and really easy to make with wonderful results. The pork was perfect, tender and juicy with a lovely apple glaze. The apple glaze was so good; I’ll be making this again and again, can’t wait to try it on chicken. Thank you for another wonderful meal.


Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Brown Sugar Sauce

These are definitely 5-star!! These are my grand son’s favorite cookies and he told me repeatedly that these were the best snickerdoodles that I’ve ever made. Thanks for making me a hero at home, Karen. This is now my go-to recipe and is already added to my Best of 2017 cookbook.


Snickerdoodle Cookies

Hanukkah Latkes: Jewish Potato Pancakes

The Hanukkah story centers around the miracle when a small group of people needed oil for the newly rededicated temple, but they only had enough oil for one night. Miraculously, it burned for eight days. Thus, Hanukkah lasts for eight days and it is traditional to eat...

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In Search of Zair Pottery

I don't know about you, but I always try to bring home a memento or 2 from each city I visit. When I visited England in 2010, I spent a couple of days in the wonderful village of Thornbury. Before heading out of town, we went exploring and wandered into a small...

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Weekend Getaway ~ Fulton, MO

Last week I told you about my visit to Kansas City. On the way back, we made an overnight stop in Fulton, MO. Yes, KC is only a 4 hour drive from St. Louis and we could have easily done the trip in one stretch. And I know that Fulton, MO doesn't set your mouth...

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Learning to Speak English…British English

For those of us who haven’t mastered numerous languages, traveling to English speaking countries definitely makes travel easier. That said, some English words have completely different meanings to Americans and Brits. At the end of my England trip last year, I jotted...

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Length Matters in Social Media {INFOGRAPHIC}

  I pay a lot of attention to what works in social media. I have to. I'm a real estate agent who uses social media to get hired by clients and a blogger who uses social media to get more traffic to this website. The key is understanding that what works in one social...

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5 Things To Do RIGHT AWAY to Find a Lost Dog

I hope you never need to search for a lost dog. If your dog does get lost, there are things you need to do right away which will increase your chances of finding your dog. I'm speaking from personal experience here. The steps I outline below helped us find my lost...

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