MJ Monday: MJ’s Meals–Sloppy Joes & Sweet Potato Fries

This is a simple meal my family always enjoyed. Preheat oven, then bake frozen sweet potato fries per the package instructions. While that happens, make the Sloppy Joes: 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup ketchup 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoons Worcestershire … Continue reading MJ Monday: MJ’s Meals–Sloppy Joes & Sweet Potato Fries

MJ’s Musings: SEP-Heaven Texas

I really like this book. I love how the heroine is the only one who can see through the hero's BS--and calls him on it. The hero is a lot deeper than many romance heroes.  He is a genuinely good soul all the time. Even at the black moment in the story, and events turn … Continue reading MJ’s Musings: SEP-Heaven Texas

MJ’s Musings: SEP-This Heart of Mine

Of all Susan Elizabeth Phillips' Chicago Stars books, This Heart of Mine is my favorite. She takes the sister of the heroine of It Had to be You (Molly Sommerville) and pairs her with the hero's nemesis from Nobody's Baby But Mine (Kevin Tucker). SEP admits she finagled their ages a bit to make the story work. She is … Continue reading MJ’s Musings: SEP-This Heart of Mine

MJ Monday-Meals: Mojito Salad

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day--an all-green fruit salad. Day Job had a pot luck with green food last year for St. Patrick's Day. I try to eat healthy when I can, so I surfed the net until I found something simple and healthy. Now, normally, I'm not a melon fan. Water melon in … Continue reading MJ Monday-Meals: Mojito Salad

MJ Monday-Meals: Meatloaf and Roasted Butternut Squash

One of my favorite wintertime meals is meatloaf with roasted butternut squash. I'm very lucky in that my supermarket sells cut and peeled butternut squash. If they didn't I'd probably never eat it. Preheat oven to 375F Add a package of the precut squash to a baking dish, along with a chopped red onion. Drizzle … Continue reading MJ Monday-Meals: Meatloaf and Roasted Butternut Squash