My "back porch" is my kitchen, my favorite room in the house. Come on in, the coffee is fresh, and I just made a pitcher of sweet tea. The cookies will be out in a minute. I have over 40 years of recipes to share with you, along with my opinion on everything. Oh my, you are right, it is cocktail time. What can I get you? Of course I can make you a Mint Julep! Stop by anytime, something is always cooking, and the back door is never locked.

Bon Appetit, Y'all

Friday, June 4, 2010

Feel Good Friday

Well here it is Thursday afternoon and I haven't written one word for Feel Good Friday. I just hate it when I do that, now I have to try to remember what happened this week. Of course the most important thing was Aaron's graduation from high school. Check out his mom's blog Ballard Boys for all the details, I think she will have it posted today, if not, soon. I really think he liked the Red Velvet Cake I made for his party. You always feel good when people like your cookin'.

Do you ever have days or weeks when you are just overwhelmed with all the stuff there is to do? I didn't say stuff that had to be done, that can wait. I mean the really good stuff that you want to do. That is the way my week has been. New recipes and fresh vegetables will certainly get my attention before the vacuuming and dusting. Keep reading I have a new tip for cleaning/or not .

Finally I cleaned out an old chest that had been neglected for years, threw away 3 pieces of paper and put everything else back. How can you throw away your grandfathers birth certificate and wedding pictures from your sisters wedding in 1985. Yes, she and her wonderful husband are celebrating their 25th June 8th.

My grandfather was a country doctor, his prescription ledger was among the stuff. Amazing how often he prescribed two tablespoons of "whiskey" every four hours. Why can't I find a doctor like that! I really loved the payment ledger...Paid with 2 chickens, 4 dozen eggs, bacon, there were money transactions also, $2.00-$10.00. Cleaning out a old chest will certainly make you "feel good".

My new hint for not cleaning. Buy a box of "get well" cards, sign them with different names and place them around the family room, keep your robe or sweats on. It is optional to pull out the vacuum. Everyone stopping by will think you have been too sick to clean.

I know I have left out a bunch of things this week but the point is it doesn't matter what you do as long as you feel good doing it and have something to write about on Feel Good Friday.

Thanks for stopping by, see you next week with more useless information. It's 3:00 a.m. and I'm going back to bed.


  1. I almost fell off my chair laughing! I'm going to stop by Factory Card Outlet today and buy a bag full of get well cards!

  2. Wow, that prescription ledger sounds awesome! I'm so envious you still have something like that.

  3. Ho ho, I love the cleaning tip.

    Yes that ledger is very interesting. I'm not too much of a saver but those are treasures.

  4. I love your get well card idea...absolutely brilliant! I may just have to try that.

  5. I need to find a doctor like that, too!

    Have a good weekend!

  6. That is wonderful! You should frame some of the more interesting sheets in the ledger - how fun to just be able to look at them and laugh if they were on a wall - especially the whiskey one.

    My grandpa always told me that liquor knocked everything outta ya!


Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.