Saturday, November 5


Well my first attempt at blogging was crude at best! I will definitely be taking a class come January. To say that I am inept at anything with a cord is MILD. I can facebook, google recipes,  travel destinations and any new ideas for decorating, floral designs and parties. When a computer starts asking me to cut and paste, I get out my construction paper, scissors and glue. Okay enough said about my inabilities, I'll work on them. I will either succeed or end up with a crater in my stomach.

I have been thinking about a blog for sometime now. I have many friends requesting recipes. My recipes. Recipes that are tested and tried over years. By me. In my kitchen. If the family deems them wonderful they eventually make their way to the State Fair of Texas. If I should happen to win a ribbon with one of these recipes it becomes apart of my rolling recipe stock.
Easy Halloween decor and food. Double Chocolate Fudge Cake.
I will be sharing my recipes over time along with cooking tips, time savers and fun ways to incorporate these recipes into parties, holidays and gatherings whether big or small. I will also be sharing my views on decorating, travel and generally how I work to make The PORTER'S home and world a more beautiful and peaceful place.

HUGE inspiration for last years Halloween party.

It will for sure be slow going as I don't know what I am doing, but I'm willing to give it a try. If you have a question about a recipe you are looking for send me a note.  If I do not have it on hand I will do my best to find the answer.


  1. I would love to know if you could find some recipes for those of us with celiac that have to be gluten free?

  2. We have a friend that has the same condition. I will call his wife today and get her to send me his favorite recipes. I know that it is hard for him, especially eating out. I will try to post some recipes this weekend.