The Grandparents

Share a story about someone who had a positive impact on your life. Lafayette and Margaret Johnson were my grandparents on my father’s side. They were just what you want grandparents to be…warm, loving and always glad to see you. They were super important to my upbringing because during the summers, I was able toContinue reading “The Grandparents”

The sights, sounds and tastes of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is an absolutely beautiful country with astounding colors and abounding greenery. I realized I had the kind of trip that I would remember for a lifetime, so I gazed, stared, wondered, and allowed myself to have childlike amazement because God’s work was on full display, and I was there for it.

What’s your healthier choice? A fruit parfait is a great choice!

Every day we make small choices to pass by unhealthy snacks or pick them up. It’s time to arm ourselves with an arsenal of healthy power snacks that taste good and leave us without eater’s remorse.

Curry & Pie puts classic Indian offerings on pizza

Curry & Pie boasts a pizza menu topped with classics like Paneer Tikka Masala, Lamb Vindaloo, and Chicken Makhni, among others.

Izakaya 68 is an intimate modern Japanese cuisine experience

Izakaya 68 is an intimate modern Japanese cuisine experience and agreat place for a girls’ night out or a date night with the spouse.

Charcoal Deli is a favorite for pit beef and more…

Charcoal Deli has been making sandwiches since 1992. Located in Cockeysville, Maryland, the family-owned business is a walk-up venue, where you can go to the service window, put your order in, and wait for the staff to cook it up. Pit beef is a really big deal at Charcoal Deli. In fact, they have beenContinue reading “Charcoal Deli is a favorite for pit beef and more…”

So I’m going to do that thing where I act like I didn’t see that “drink” didn’t have an “s” at the end of it.

What is your favorite drink? -Sweet ice tea -half and half (some people call it an Arnold Palmer) -hot cocoa with Marshmallow or whipped cream (very important detail) -Coke with grenadine She exits the building.

With a name like Mothers Grille, it has to be good!

The menu offerings ranged from an assortment of burgers and wings to crab cakes, Po’ boys, and Jambalaya. I settled on a Cubano Stack…

Shah’s Halal Food

Shah’s Halal Food was established in 2005. It started as a food cart in Richmond Hill, Queens on 121st and Liberty Avenue. The site goes on to say, “In 2016, we developed our first Long Island branch with the goal in mind of becoming, “the best Halal Food Restaurant in Long Island NY.”

Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family and Freedom by author Glenda Armand and illustrator Steffi Walthall

Reading Age: 4-8 years Grade Level: Preschool – 3 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 6, 2022 A girl named Frances … Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family and Freedom by author Glenda Armand and illustrator Steffi Walthall