Share Your World – June 6, 2017

What’s your strongest sense? I think I’ll go with taste.  I wear glasses, hubby tells me my hearing is going, thanks to the diabetes monster my fingertips are tingly and a quarter of the year my nose is stuffy.  Yup…it’s taste.   (and yes, that is a lunch of cheddar cheese, honeydew melon and dates…on a…

Photo Challenge: Heritage

Passing down my Oma’s (grandmother’s) dishes and recipes. Wedding photo of my grandmother’s sister.  The wedding couple are seated in the middle.  My great grandparents are seated on the right and left.  My grandmother is standing behind the groom and my mother is the taller of the 2 children. The dishes are hand made and…

Share Your World – May 8, 2017

When you’re alone at home, do you wear shoes, socks, slippers, or go barefoot? Barefoot…… always barefoot.  And holding a pair of socks close to my feet is like holding garlic up to a vampire. What was your favorite food when you were a child? I always loved spaghetti but I think my favorite would…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Wanderlust

The Wanderings Of Iris With a Camera Never go anywhere without a camera.  You never know what you will find. And always wander.  A right turn here, a left turn there.  It’s so much fun! Things like… An interesting street sign like Purgatory Lane in Missouri and colorful metal palm trees in Arkansas. Funny road…

Why Are Whole Grains Healthier?

Whole grains vs. Refined grains. A whole grain is a seed. Grains can be compared to eggs. Eggs have a shell, the egg yolk and the egg white. Grains are very similar. They have a shell…the bran. They have a yolk…the germ. They have the egg white…the endosperm. The bran is the Shell. This is…

Oatmeal With the Superfood Cinnamon

1/2 cup dry rolled oats about 1 and 1/4 cup water 1/4 diced apple 15 – 20 raisins 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Cook the oats in water with a pinch of salt.  Add all other ingredients.  Stir and enjoy. It was delicious, it was filling, And It’s Healthy