I have a confession to make. As a child I never understood why so many people hated fruitcake, or even why it was called "cake." You see, my Mom's fruitcake was more like candy. She got the recipe from a fancy restaurant somewhere, and it was pretty much pecans and candied fruit. Every year, growing … Continue reading My Mom’s Christmas Tray
HerrinFesta Italiana is a Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Herrin, Illinois. We only made it to the end of the parade this year, but these are a few of the things we saw. Enjoy!