Pecan Crusted Blue Catfish

I thought we were done with the cold weather. Yesterday we were in the 80s but today, we woke up and it was freezing. ...

Be Kind, Show Appreciation

A little appreciation goes far.  Showing a simple act of kindness can make a lasting difference in someone’s life.  We are so busy doing everything else...

Couscous Salad

It was such a beautiful Sunday, I had brunch with my co-workers at the Wooden Spoon then I stopped at the Branch Brook Park...

April, Season Renewal

I can’t believe today is April 3, 2018.  Where did time go? To me, the year only started yesterday yet today is the third...

Stephanie’s Delightfully Tangy Chicken Piccata

Today, I am honored to share Stephanie’s Delightfully Tangy Chicken Piccata.  I have been following and making her recipes for a while and was...

Forgiveness

Last month I wrote a post on how I let the pain go to better appreciate life  http://marjiesimpleword.com/let-it-go/ . I could not help thinking...

Embracing Change

Witnessing the tension and anxiety that starting a new system created at work made me perplexed.  Everyone seemed so stressed which made me reflect...

Knowledge Is Power

I live by Maya Angelou’s quote “I have learned that I still have a lot to learn”.  I make it my mission to increase...

Happiness

If you know me, you know my kids are my joy, my strength, and my happiness.  They are not the perfect kids, but I...

Baked Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Bell Pepper in Wine Cream...

We had such a beautiful day, I can feel Spring is near.  Although they predict snow for Tuesday, we are taking the weather one...