August 2021 Tidbit

Happy 1 year anniversary to us! Our favorite part of this blog has been hearing from our friends and followers. We love hearing your comments and opinions. Keep them coming! Paper is the traditional gift of the first anniversary. Since we spend a lot of time talking about books, we thought we would take this […]

July 2021 Tidbit

Our Favorite Kitchen Gadget! Helen says: Zyliss Food Chopper This little gem is my “go to” for meal prepping. I use it a few times a week. You crank it like an outboard motor! It saves you a lot of time chopping up onions, peppers and just about anything you need diced. I like to […]

June 2021 Tidbit

We are vaxed up and ready to travel! “Where are we going?” you ask. Here is a little about our first post-pandemic travel adventure. Helen says: Holly says: My husband and I are heading to Santa Fe and Taos next week with my sister and her husband, and we cannot wait! We have a big […]

May 2021 Tidbit

Summer is the time for porch eating and drinking. Helen always gains weight in the summer due to delicious mayonnaise laden foods and abundant heavy appetizers. Tis the season for eating and drinking…especially where we live at the beach. Here are our favorite easy summertime go-tos! Helen says: Holly says: Olive Cheese Balls – recipe […]

April/May 2021 Tidbit

The results of our March Pop Culture Poll are in! Here is what our readers said: Favorite Jeopardy host – Ken Jennings 48% Katie Couric 27% Dr. Oz 15% Mike Richards 9% Helen says: I have unequivocally changed my vote from a month ago. Aaron Rodgers did a phenomenal job! Celebrity Crush πŸ₯° Holly says: […]

December 2020 Tidbit

Helen and Holly’s favorite holiday movies: Helen says: Gremlins – I just love Gizmo and this sweet holiday story of demons terrorizing a small town! Elf – Will Ferrell is my hero. Christmas Vacation – cult classic Holly says: Christmas Vacation – of course! And Chevy Chase is a doppelganger for my Dad. Home Alone […]

November 2020 Tidbit

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…🎼🎼🎼….We both have big families that eat a lot of food! Here are our favorite holiday crowd pleasers. (In case you haven’t figured it out yet, we are obsessed with food 🐷!) You can find both of these wonderful recipes in The Ministering Circle cookbook, Cape Fear – […]

October Vol. 2 Tidbit

What is your favorite cookbook?…Asks no one ever, thanks to google! We thought we would tell you. Helen says: For those of you that don’t know me, I have a side-hustle catering business with my friends (Betsy and Lisa – shout out!). One would think that I would be creating gourmet masterpieces for my family […]

October Vol. 1 Tidbit

What is October without a little pumpkin spice reference?! We thought we would share our favorite seasonal delights – pumpkin spice flavored, of course! Helen says: This is worth the wait of Trader Joe’s constant long line. It is kryptonite to my diet plan. I am glad it only comes out seasonly or else I […]