New chapter. Fresh start. New beginning. So many ways to describe the start of a new year! Any way you look at it, so many of us try to start the new year out right. Whether you are making resolutions or goals, I think it's a great way to start the year out right. This year, as always, … [Read more...] about What You Can Expect From Me in 2022 – New Year Goals!
Do you like potatoes? I do like them, but I was never a fan of au gratin-style potatoes. It just wasn’t my thing. I’m also picky about how I like my potatoes cooked. I’m not a fan of baked or mashed. I like the unhealthy versions of cooking potatoes – fried, as in … [Read more...] about New Disney Cookbook Recipe – Empress Lilly Au Gratin Potatoes!
I was hoping to start this out by saying, “I loved the movie Rapunzel!” Guess what? I haven’t seen the entire movie … yet. I hear you; I know you’re asking, ‘What kind of Disney fan are you, Joann?’ I’m a running behind kind of Disney fan. Believe me, there was a time … [Read more...] about How To Make Pascal’s Pancakes
There are so many Disney Fans who just love the Polynesian Resort and although I never stayed there I have visited it a few times and I can understand why! This resort opened in 1971 and it has been a fan favorite since then. This resort is beautiful, and I love the tropical vibes. You feel like … [Read more...] about How To Make Disney’s Polynesian Village Tonga Toast!
I am back from vacation, refreshed and ready to get back in the kitchen! I had some time last week and decided to make a recipe from the Grand Floridian. I’ve had this one tucked away in my recipe book for awhile and figured it was time to make it. If I’m being honest, I knew that … [Read more...] about How To Make The Grand Floridian’s Chocolate Chip Cookies!
When I hear “beignets,” I immediately think of my vacation to New Orleans many, many years ago. My aunt, a friend and I decided to take a one-week vacation and stay at the French Quarter in a beautiful hotel. That was only one of three things I enjoyed that week. The other two … [Read more...] about How To Create Magical Mickey Mouse-shaped Beignets at Home!