Mincemeat cookies (my favorite!)

The month was December. The year was 1983. The place was Central Bible College in Springfield, Mo. The life changing moment…the day Mr. Wonderful asked me out on our first date. This time in our life…our college days and dating days are some of my most...

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Hot Lava Cake In A Jar! De-vine!

For years I have been making this delectable, devine, warm, gooey, rich, to-die-for chocolate treat, and for years people have asked me for the recipe. Well, if you’re reading this post, today is your lucky day! First of all let me say that this is not an...

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Cheesy Corn Cassarole

Last week I was asked to make a corn dish for the monthy “forever young” dinner at church. The theme for the dinner was, corny joke night. The tables were decorated beautifully with fresh corn on the cob and lottle bags of flavored pop corn. The best part...

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A Mess Of Fried Okra

When I leave this world and make my way through the pearly gates and then pull my chair up to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb, I believe there will be a big ‘ol mess of fried okra sitting right in front of my seat! But until then, I will just make my own. Every...

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Tonya is a mother of four, a wife of 32 years, and always finds the laughter in everyday life. Learn more.