Anna Taylor

We are into the season of Lent and Easter is just a little over three weeks away. The birth of our first grandchild Gavin five weeks ago has resulted in me remember all of the things we used to do as a family when our kids were little. One of my fondest memories is coloring eggs with them […]

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The season of Advent has begun, and every year at this time I try to come up with something special to do for people. One of my favorite things to do in years past was to ship care packages to any of my friends that wanted one. I would fill the packages with homemade cookies, […]

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The days are getting cooler and the trees are changing colors as fall sets in here in the Texas Panhandle. That also means that my family requests my homemade soups for dinner more frequently. One of our favorites is my tortilia soup. This soup is very thick and rich and it is perfect for adding […]

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Fall has definitely arrived. The temperature here in the Texas Panhandle has finally started coming down which means that I am able to keep my doors and windows open longer each day. I love the feel of the cool breeze in the mornings and the sounds of birds singing as they gather around the feeder […]

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Fall is my favorite season of the year. The weather starts to get cooler, the days get shorter, the trees start to change color, and evryone gathers together to watch football. Fall also includes a return to school and all of the other activities for the kids which often leads to hectic schedules. I have […]

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I have been making this recipe for years and it is one of our favorites so I wanted to share it with you. This is a very easy but unique recipe for bread. The rosemary and black pepper make it anything but typical, but you will love the taste of wedges of the warm bread […]

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The heat here in the Texas Panhandle the last few weeks has been oppressive. Even with four seasons, we generally just experience two of them here, summer and winter. We have had triple digits lately even though the calendar still said spring until last week. So this time of year I enjoy making all kinds of […]

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  “Comparison is the thief of joy.” With the beginning of a new year, I was encouraged to minimize the clutter in my home. I felt empowered to tackle the piles of papers that has sat for months needing my attention and to clean out and organize my closets that had been neglected for some […]

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