Thursday, July 14, 2011

Just another article to make me excited about the movie: The Help

In The Help, Octavia Spencer plays Minny, a maid renowned for her Southern cooking. © DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC. All Rights Reserved.
As if I needed anymore encouragement or reason to be excited about the movie based on the novel, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, along comes this article by Vanessa Gregory in Food & Wine magazine: The Help: Southern Food. We Southerners have deep seated love affairs with not only our land but also our food and from my travels I haven't ever found anything like it!  I can believe it when the director, Tate Tayler (according to the article) says, "About 20 minutes into the movie, you're craving fried chicken." 

Monday, July 11, 2011

Monday Mommy Musings: I have been a very bad blogger...

Yes, I said it.  I have been a bad blogger as of late.  It isn't that I don't love all you wonderful blog friends, but rather I have been spending a bit more time with my kiddos.  Some how it seems there can be times when there isn't time for both.  We are getting down to the wire on how much time we have left before they all go back to school.  DD has to be back on campus to prepare for Recruitment (RUSH for all us oldies) on July 31st!!!  So we have only 19 days until she is gone and my boys go back to school on August 15th (not much more than a month). Also, making  those times shorter, DD will be spending a few days on a trip with a friend and my oldest DS will be at camp for a week and a weekend retreat before school starts.  My youngest is in Music camp this week. 

So, please forgive my hit or miss blogging schedule. I don't want to miss a thing!