This is one of our all-time favorite recipes. My good friend shared it with me while I was in college -- it is a quick, easy, and unique Mexican dish. You can really use any kind of salsa for this recipe, so choose your favorite. I make our chilaquiles (chee-lah-key-lays) with Mrs. Renfro's Hot Jalapeno… Continue reading Dinner of the Week: Chilaquiles con Pollo
I'm a little late posting Part II of our Easter dinner! Life has been nuts. C'est la vie. If you missed Part I of this dinner, which involved our perfectly glazed ham, be sure to check it out!We cooked Easter dinner for my brother, Cory, and sister-in-law, Casey. Cory loves scalloped potatoes, so when I… Continue reading Easter Dinner, Part II: Creamy Scalloped Potatoes and Stir-fried String Beans
Words cannot express how humbled and grateful I am to you for reading and sharing my post on Monday, Live for 32. My email inbox is still overflowing with comments and emails from readers of that post. They are all genuine condolences, prayers, and thank you's. I've also received heartbreaking stories from Virginia Tech students,… Continue reading Thank You
Every Hokie has his/her story on April 16, 2007. This is mine. I cannot tell you how many times I've rewritten this; for me, the events of that Monday morning are indescribable. Thank you for taking a moment out of your day to read this; it's cathartic for me to share this experience with you, and… Continue reading Live for 32
April is a busy birthday month, for sure!Today is my mom's birthday. It would be an understatement for me to say that my mom means the world to me. I call her Marmie after the term of endearment that Jo March refers to her mother in Louisa Alcott's Little Women.Marmie is the Vice President of… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Marmie!