Delicious Food… Delicious Life!

We are mom and daughter, sisters, aunt and niece, family, and women who love to cook, write, dream, reminisce, and have fun!  Join us for entertaining adventures…mainly involving food!

A Most Favorite Kitchen Store

There is a little kitchen store in Jackson, California that is a favorite with moms, cooks, and anyone that just enjoys being around nice people and pretty things.  Located in the heart of California’s Gold Country, with its own wealth of history and scenic...

Ode to the Sandwich- Veggie on Wheat Berry Bread

The Oxford Dictionary tells us a sandwich is “[a]n item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light meal.”  As we know, this simple creation has many, many variations. All cultures seem to have their own versions. We find...

Friday – Prep Day

When I was growing up Friday was the day in our house when we cleaned, restocked our cupboards and refrigerator, did all the laundry, and generally made the effort to enter the weekend organized for the following week and ready to relax and enjoy the weekend. I have...

Good Times at the Book Festival

March 11 and 12 found Jen, Shirlei, and I at the spectacular event known as the Tucson Festival of Books.  A sea of about 500 tents were set up on the University of Arizona campus mall and upwards of 130,000 people came for part or all of the two days.  This is the...

Tucson Festival of Books 2017

Tomorrow is a big day for the Tillie Moon girls!  We will be appearing in the Author Pavilion at the Tucson Festival of Books!  We are excited to be a part of this huge book event and look forward to a great day meeting people who love books as much as we do. If you...

Good Neighbor Frittata

  Our dear friends and neighbors, Teresa and Ben, have chickens on their mini-farm.  I think twenty and upwards at last count. Ben has remodeled the chicken coop many times providing more rooms for their warmth and ease of laying eggs.  He has added more yard...

Don’t Wait: Perfection is the Death of Invention

There are many pieces of sage advice that I do not heed, even while agreeing that I should. One is “Don’t Wait.” For many, many good creative ideas that I have had I waited and thought. You see, my big ideas need mulling time to be perfected. So, because I am a...

Sharing the Christmas Spirit

  The Christmas season has always been a time of sharing for my family.  I wanted my children to realize that, yes, while “getting” is certainly lots of fun, “giving” can be just as wonderful.  So for years we went caroling to the...

Wonderful Holiday Events

Jen had a blast this Christmas season doing two book signings!  We already posted about the exciting opportunity to be at Arkansas Children’s Hospital on November 30th.  For those who could not join us, here is a photo of our table out front of their amazing...

Glowing Review

Heartfelt Facebook post written about our book by a perfect stranger. Post by Bob N Sonja Williams: “I dearly love this cookbook. A gift from Stephen and Jennifer last Christmas. Great recipes and love the things you wrote in the book. It was the most...

A Day of Thanks

I am sitting here today pondering all the things for which I am thankful just as many of us do at this time of year. My list this year is quite long but I will share a few things with you. I am thankful that I was able to retire from a job that was very fulfilling and...

Our Turkey Cake

Thanksgiving is my husband’s favorite holiday.  For him it represents one day in the year when as much family as possible gathers to share stories, love, and thankfulness for oh-so-many things.  It is not a day for regrets but a day for optimism. A day to pay homage...
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