• casseroles,  Kitchensmack,  Recipes

    Kitchen Smack: Chicken Noodle Casserole

    CHICKEN NOODLE CASSEROLE RECIPE This Taste of Home contest winner is one I’m looking forward to making regularly as spring and summer go in full bloom. I love that I can fix it quickly and that I can freeze it and it will still taste as good the next time. My family likes it too. I’m always ecstatic when I find a yummy recipe everyone in my family eats. 1 can (10-3/4 ounces condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 cups cubed cooked chicken 1 small onion (chopped) 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1 cup shredded Monterey…

  • Lessons Learned,  Words

    Unbound

    I am not bound by my current circumstances, my unforeseen future, or my troubled past. Who I am makes me what I am. What I am completes who I am. I am mother. I am daughter. I am sister. I am friend. I am wife. I am a writer. I am a designer. I am deaf. I am diabetic. I am a victim. I am a survivor. I am loved. I AM CHOSEN. What am I? I am all these and more. These do not define who I am, but play important roles in the making of me. I am kind. Compassionate. I’ve got a ready ear and a strong…

  • Master Class

    Master Class: Childhood Survivor

    The Master Class writing prompt. One line feeds your imagination. Welcome to class. I am your jolly writing prompt host, Professor Ayers. Each Monday, I will share a new writing prompt based on a line from a book. Just one line to feed your imagination. Can you move to the head of the class? Last week, Tara’s response led her straight to the top. You’ll have to read By the Bell to see why. Don’t forget to leave a comment. It’s like giving a blogger a giant hug. Your instructions: You do not have to use the line in your story, but the idea based on the prompt should be…