Pause

As a mother of two, a wife, a full-time nurse, and a daughter, I have to attend the needs of everyone and often I...

Thai Coconut Shrimp with sweet peas

Today my daughter, Yanah, started volleyball practice which means my day has been shortened by 3 hours.  Dinner must be quick, simple, and flavorful. ...

Creamy Potato Soup

It’s Tuesday night, it’s still cold outside.  I decided to make my younger’s daughter favorite creamy potato soup.  Actually, it’s perfect as they predicted...

Hope

You may think that I am naïve for always having that feeling of hope in my heart that things will always get better.  Hope...

We Are Enough

Have you ever had all these great ideas, but were so scared of failure that the ideas ended up dying?  Just know that you...

Honey Glazed Baked Salmon with Tomato and Orange Salsa

Honey Glazed Baked Salmon with Tomato and Orange Salsa Ingredients 2tbs lemon juice 2 tbs soy sauce 2 tbs Dijon mustard 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil Salmon Salt and Freshly...

My two words for 2018

For 2018, I am not making any new year’s resolutions, I have tried before and failed so many times.  I am planning to continue...

Poached Pears in Red Wine

It’s Wednesday night and school will be closed tomorrow due to the snow storm. My daughter Yanah wants to make her lemon cake. I am...

Soup Joumou

Every January 1st, “Soup Joumou” is a must for us Haitians.  My mother even began cooking hers on New Year’s Eve.  My children love...

New Year’s Eve

Last night was brutally cold.  My family and I stayed in as usual.  We were warm, cozy, and ready for 2018.   We did what...