Novel Writing Adventure

On the eve of National Novel Writing Month; affectionately known as NaNoWriMo, I have so many thoughts buzzing around in my head. High on my list is wondering if I have enough research to help me with my word count; legitimately. I can’t stand the thought of using empty fluff just to reach my quota … Continue reading Novel Writing Adventure

Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History

We just had our first significant “cold front.” By significant to our area of the Deep South, our temps dropped from almost 90 down to the high 40’s at night and around 75 in the day. As I was walking late in the day yesterday I noticed my legs actually felt cool before I came … Continue reading Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History

Muscadine (or Scuppernong) Bread

Ingredients: ½ c. butter                                                       ½ c pecans (optional) 1 c sugar                                                          2 c all-purpose flour 2 eggs                                                               1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ c milk Muscadine Sauce (make this first so it will cool) Muscadine Sauce: ½ c. seeded muscadine pulp and juice About 1/2 c. muscadine hulls 1 Tbsp sugar Make this before the … Continue reading Muscadine (or Scuppernong) Bread