Holidays, Home Improvement Projects, House buying, Tall & Handsome

It’s Not Jacob’s Ladder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s Not Jacob’s Ladder By Beverly Hicks Burch Cross your fingers, knock on wood and say a prayer…our projected closing date is this coming Friday. It’s been a ride is all I can say… Before we could close, the house had to have a banister and handrail on the front porch and stair…per FHA and… Continue reading It’s Not Jacob’s Ladder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Appetizers, Cooking, food, recipes

It’s All In the Dip, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s All In the Dip By Beverly Hicks Burch Even though Tall & Handsome and I aren’t doing a lot of Christmas cooking this year, it doesn’t keep my mind from drifting back years gone by. I’ve done my fair share of cooking and serving and delighting. And, I cook the full spectrum of recipes…savory,… Continue reading It’s All In the Dip, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Appetizers, Cooking, food, recipes

Rumaki, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Rumaki By Beverly Hicks Burch This recipe is one I’ve been requested to make and bring to family occasions and special events for years. I’ve also made it for church socials, quilt guild events and other gatherings. Without fail it is always a hit. I’ve had people ask to take the leftover “special sauce” home… Continue reading Rumaki, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cooking, Desserts, food, recipes, Salads

Every Party Needs a Little Fluff, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Every Party Needs a Little Fluff By Beverly Hicks Burch I have no idea why it’s called Watergate Salad, but here’s one theory and another recipe. I think it falls into the “fluff” category… Watergate Salad 1 3.4 oz box instant pistachio pudding mix 1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained 1 ½ cups miniature… Continue reading Every Party Needs a Little Fluff, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cooking, Desserts, food, Pies, recipes, Tall & Handsome

One Way to Tall & Handsome’s Heart, by Beverly Hicks Burch

One Way to Tall & Handsome’s Heart By Beverly Hicks Burch The first year I made this for Tall & Handsome I scored major points. It was like giving him Turkish Delight. He proclaimed, “You make your own pecan pie…from scratch?!” Doesn’t every Southern gal? Golden Pecan Pie 1 cups pecan pieces 3 large eggs… Continue reading One Way to Tall & Handsome’s Heart, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Big Government", Brandy Bridges, Built-in Obsolescence, Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL), Elizabeth Doermann, Environmentalism, Incandescent Light Bulb, Mercury Poisoning, My Tennesse Heritage, Thomas Edison

Eureka, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Eureka! By Beverly Hicks Burch By Jove! What would we do without the government to tell us what to do, how to eat, how to spend our money…or not spend our money, how to think…and now…what dang light bulb to buy? Yes, you see, those of us who live in fly over county…that’s anything that’s… Continue reading Eureka, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Animals, Cats, dogs, Fun, Humor, Miniature Schnauzer, Moving, Pets, Tall & Handsome

Strange Bedfellows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Strange Bedfellows By Beverly Hicks Burch There is one thing to say about being confined to a two story house with a bazillion packed moving boxes while you feel like your body is slowly but surely destructing one cell at a time…you have plenty of time to observe a thing or two. Take for instance… Continue reading Strange Bedfellows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Autoimmune disorders", Christmas, Disability, Holidays, Methotrexate, Moving, Primary Mortgage Insurance, Real Estate, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stress, Tall & Handsome

Yeah, Though I Walk Through the Valley, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Yeah, Though I Walk Through the Valley By Beverly Hicks Burch Struggle. Dog-paddling. Coming up for the last breath. I call it “the elephant sitting on my chest”. Some of you will know immediately what I am talking about…others will think Bev has lost her ever loving mind...and some days lately it has certainly felt… Continue reading Yeah, Though I Walk Through the Valley, by Beverly Hicks Burch